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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 20 Fault tree analysis. (a) Symbols. (b) Typical fault tree construction. Source: Ref 46 More
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Published: 01 January 1997
Fig. 5 Fault tree analysis. (a) Symbols. (b) Typical fault tree construction. Source: Ref 1 More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002436
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... and technical methods of risk/hazard analysis practiced in the industry to identify possible hazards and the resources necessary to avoid or reduce risks. These methods include the failure mode and effect analysis, fault tree analysis, event tree analysis, risk/benefit analysis, safety analysis...
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.a0002439
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... hazard analysis in terms of failure modes and effects analysis, failure modes and criticality analysis, fault tree analysis, fault hazard analysis, and operating hazards analysis. The article examines fail-safe designs, such as fail-passive designs, fail-active designs, and fail-operational designs...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... fundamental purpose of discovering root cause. The purpose of this article is to discuss the organization required at the outset of a failure investigation and to provide a methodology with some organizational tools. The main focus is on the problem-solving tool of fault tree analysis. The main point...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003503
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... fault trees are used to unify the analysis of failure modes caused by design errors, manufacturing and maintenance processes, materials, and so on, and to assess the probability of failure mode occurrence. It concludes with information on some of the approaches to automating the FMEA. failure mode...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0005752
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... or criticality analysis specimen) ft foot K bulk modulus of elasticity; coefficient of thermal conductivity; empirical constant; d an operator used in mathematical FTA fault tree analysis interface reaction; mean integrated thermal expressions involving a derivative (denotes g graml conductivity rate of change...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.9781627081801
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... fiber reinforced polymer composite ft foot FTA fault-tree analysis FTIR Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy g gram G energy release rate; shear modulus GMAW gas metal arc welding GPa gigapascal GPC gel permeation chromatography GTAW gas tungsten arc weld h hour H Grossmann number hcp hexagonal close...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003642
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... concentrations of silicate ions, illustrates how the model reproduces the competitive behavior between the local cathodic and anodic processes that are taken into account in the analysis. The dominant cathodic process, the reduction of oxygen, in this example, proceeds under mass- transfer control, as shown...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... at.% atomic percent FEM nite-element modeling atm atmosphere (pressure) Fig. gure b Burgers vector FM gure of merit bal balance FMEA failure modes and effects analysis bcc body-centered cubic ft foot bct body-centered tetragonal FTA fault tree analysis Btu British thermal unit g gram C Coulomb; heat...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003514
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article describes the historical background, uncertainties in structural parameters, classifications, and application areas of probabilistic analysis. It provides a discussion on the basic definition of random variables, some common distribution functions used in 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
..., effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA); fault tree analysis (FTA); fault hazard analysis (FHA); operating hazard analysis (OHA); use of codes, standards and various regulatory acts, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). These are discussed in the article “Safety in Design” in this Volume...
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 Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003500
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article briefly introduces the concepts of failure analysis and root cause analysis (RCA), and the role of failure analysis as a general engineering tool for enhancing product quality and failure prevention. It reviews four fundamental categories of physical root causes, namely...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005669
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
..., diffusionless (martensitic) phase transformation as occurs with face-centered cubic to hexagonal close-packed transformation in cobalt-chromium alloys, and stacking faults and twins and their role in this transformation. It also discusses the strengthening mechanisms that are responsible for the mechanical...
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
... Functional analysis is a traditional engineering practice, often used in the past in value engineering. It is even more useful when it is used from the beginning of the development project in conjunction with QFD. The basic approach is the construction of a functional tree; an example is shown in Fig. 5...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003505
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... modes, effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA); fault-tree analysis (FTA); fault hazard analysis (FHA); operating hazard analysis (OHA); use of codes, standards, and various regulatory acts; and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). These are discussed in the article “Safety in Design...
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
... fault tree analysis. fracture of the specimen within the gage length, expert system. A computer-based system that ductile-to-brittle transition temperature. See usually expressed as a percentage of the origi- captures the know,edge of experts through the .transition temperahtre. nal gage length...