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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006755
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Abstract This article discusses the organization required at the outset of a failure investigation and provides a methodology with some organizational tools. It focuses on the use of problem-solving tools such as a fault tree analysis combined with critical thinking. The discussion covers nine...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002427
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... solving product design MOST ENGINEERS are effectively skilled in utilizing their critical thinking (analytical thinking) skills in the “solution” of product engineering problems. However, the creative thinking (divergent thinking) skills inherent in every human being are often not implemented...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006935
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... Abstract Manufacturing process selection is a critical step in plastic product design. The article provides an overview of the functional requirements that a part must fulfil before process selection is attempted. A brief discussion on the effects of individual thermoplastic and thermosetting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006669
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
.... In selecting analytical techniques, it is critical to think through the current problem, determine what type of information is needed, and select one or more techniques that will provide appropriate types of information. In addition, in cases where several different types of analyses may be needed to solve...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1986
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0001725
EISBN: 978-1-62708-178-8
..., who thinks of it in atomic terms, to that of the process engineer, who thinks of it in terms of properties, procedures, and quality assurance, to that of the mechanical engineer, who thinks of it in terms of stress distributions and heat transfer. The definition selected for this book is adopted from...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006754
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... an open mind and to minimize the temptation to reach a conclusion about the cause(s) of the failure before performing the analysis and evaluation. The science of critical thinking has a principle called the confirmation bias, which refers to the tendency to look only for what one expects to find...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006798
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Abstract This article is a compilation of terms and definitions related to failure analysis and prevention. This glossary is intended to help promote clear thinking and useful failure analysis. The definitions presented are those used in this volume and reflect common and modern understanding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006840
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... Abstract This glossary is a compilation of terms related to the analysis and prevention of component and equipment failures. It is intended to help promote clear thinking and useful failure analysis. The definitions presented are those used in this Volume and reflect a common and modern...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003518
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... This Section of this Volume is intended to showcase some of the latest thinking on how the different “layers” of the failure analysis process should work together, so that when the analysis or larger investigation is complete, the people involved will have useful knowledge about how to avoid future occurrences...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006927
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... the design engineers start the actual concept design, they should take time to think thoroughly about the design to be developed ( Fig. 1 ). Many particulars must be considered in the creation of a plastic part or assembly, and thinking about these details from various perspectives can help to identify...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002428
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... dramatically. This article covers the characteristics of such teams, how to staff and organize them, and the critical role of specialists, such as materials specialists, in working with such teams. Types of Teams Team is a heavily used and abused term in the workplace today. Any identifiable group...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0005695
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
..., if the work is performed in a professional manner, there is a good probability of identifying some helpful solutions to at least reduce the likelihood of recurrence. This glossary is intended to help promote clear thinking and useful failure analysis. The process of defining terms is useful to the parties...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.9781627081948
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0005751
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... of a ma- the mission is called for at an unknown (ran- s.cction terial to transform from one crystal structure to dom) time. another. Closely synonymous with polymor- brainstorming. A techriique used by teams to phism. generate ideas on a subject. Each person on the te"am is asked to think creatively...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003249
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., it is critically important to think through the current problem, determine what type of information is needed, and select one or more analytical techniques that will provide appropriate types of information. Table 1 provides a key resource in this process. In addition, in cases where several different types...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Abstract This article provides an insight into the cost estimation of painting projects for both contractors and others. The cost estimating methods include benchmarking, unit price estimating, developed pricing, market pricing, and critical path scheduling. The first step in developing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002429
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
..., not months. Also, all of the relevant people are involved throughout. Therefore, the knowledge from other specialties does not come as a surprise after thinking has become solidified around a viewpoint based on personal expertise. This closing of minds tends to happen in sequential engineering...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002440
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... the design process. These might be: conceptual, definition, preliminary (review of initial design details), critical (or interim review, perhaps several reviews in sequence—review details of progress, safety analyses, progress in hazard elimination, etc.), prototype (review of design before building...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... selection and shaping and was recognized as a valuable and enabling member of the community. The role of the materials selection expert has evolved. Today when we think of materials selection specialists, we think of those who have been formally trained as metallurgical or materials engineers...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... was to develop a generic standard for the development of environmental management systems that involve good environmental practice, but which also enhance the economic status of the company and encourage trade. Critical organizational performance issues that must be addressed by globally successful companies...