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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Quantitative image analysis has expanded the capabilities of surface analysis significantly with the use of computer technology. This article provides an overview of the quantitative image analysis and optical microscopy. It describes the various steps involved in surface preparation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006453
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... and selective excitation configuration of the signal-generation mechanisms in thermal nondestructive evaluation methods. The three widely used approaches to TNDE are surface-excited thermography, vibrothermography, and thermoelastic stress analysis. The article provides information on the common...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006439
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... Abstract Machine vision, also referred to as computer vision or intelligent vision, is a means of simulating the image recognition and analysis capabilities of the human eye and brain system with digital techniques. The machine vision functionality is extremely useful in inspection, supervision...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006464
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... area to generate an image, because they do not require contact with the test piece and can be performed with only single-side access on flat or curved surfaces. In general, SET methods are limited to detection of features where the diameter of the flaw is greater than its depth and the material...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006763
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... features observed during a failure analysis investigation is photography. Failure analysis photographic imaging is a combination of both science and art; experience and proper imaging techniques are required to produce an accurate and meaningful fracture surface photograph. This article reviews...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006769
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... microscopes have been found particularly useful in failure analysis investigations. This is true for a number of reasons, the most prominent being the ability of the SEM to image large, nonflat samples from low to high magnifications (approximately 10× to greater than 100,000×). The ability to obtain in-focus...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003252
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
.... The scanning electron microscope provides a valuable combination of high resolution imaging, elemental analysis, and recently, crystallographic analysis: Imaging of features as small as ∼10 nm or less, roughly 100 times smaller than can be seen with light microscopes Imaging of rough surfaces...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006456
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... also provides information on digital radiography, image processing and analysis, dual-energy imaging, and partial angle imaging, of a CT system. computed tomography digital radiography dual-energy imaging film radiography partial angle imaging real-time radiography X-ray computed tomography...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006764
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... detecting surface discontinuities by magnetic-particle inspection, liquid penetrant inspection, and eddy-current testing. The major NDE methods for internal (volumetric) inspection in failure analysis also are described. eddy-current testing liquid penetrant inspection magnetic-particle inspection...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... microscope in Fig. 2–4 of the article “Microstructural Analysis.” A secondary electron detector provides the capability to image the surface and locate areas of particular interest, as in a scanning electron microscope. However, the primary tool for chemical analysis is the Auger electron detector...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003249
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Analysis,” respectively. Many microstructural and surface characterization techniques, described in the articles “Microstructural Analysis” and “Surface Analysis,” provide a combination of high resolution imaging of the morphologies of small features plus elemental and/or structural characterization...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006785
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... fracture at those locations. Stress-corrosion cracks in high-strength steel alloys and martensitic stainless steels can propagate by hydrogen embrittlement. The methodology employed to investigate an SCC failure is the same as for any failure analysis investigation. The general structure of a...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0001838
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
... characteristics, the fractal properties of profiles have also been investigated ( Ref 8 9 ). (The use of fractals is discussed in the article “Particle Image Analysis” in Powder Metal Technologies and Applications, in Volume 7 of the ASM Handbook . The reported experimental results on the fractal behavior...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005657
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Abstract This article focuses on the analysis of materials and mechanical- (or biomechanical-) based medical device failures. It reviews the failure analysis practices, including evidence receipt, cleaning, nondestructive examination, destructive examination, exemplars analysis, and device...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006759
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... chemistry at the micro level. Another technique desirable in failure analysis is combining stereomicroscopic images with scanning electron microscopy to perform further chemical analysis. Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy within optical microscopes allows for chemical fingerprinting directly from a color...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006765
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... structural features of different hardness) must be minimized; otherwise, portions of the image are out of focus at high magnifications. Excessive relief invalidates image analysis measurements and is undesirable for wavelength-dispersive chemical analysis. The surface must be flat, particularly at edges...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006451
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... it can be assumed that the material being analyzed is isotropic so that Eq 15 is applicable. The IR detectors used for TSA analysis are designed to be sensitive enough to measure the small variations in temperature (Δ T ) caused by cyclic loading. Images typically are captured at relatively high...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006660
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... made the SEM a more complete tool for microstructural characterization by providing the linkage between microstructure and crystallography. When EBSD is combined with other microstructural characterization methods, such as imaging and elemental analysis, it provides a more complete material description...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006770
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... instruments, a separate EDS spectrum is obtained for each pixel in the image, so qualitative and quantitative data can be retrieved from the map without performing further analysis. The faster data acquisition of SDDs has greatly improved the efficiency of producing elemental maps, such that mapping is much...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006675
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... Abstract This article is an overview of the division Surface Analysis of this volume. The division covers various developed surface-analysis techniques, such as scanning probe and atomic force microscopy. The division focuses on the analysis of surface layers that are less than 100 nm. A...