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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003708
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
.... The only requirement is a vocation that involves the understanding, evaluation, mitigation, or prevention of corrosion. The author first heard the term corrosionist used by Ted Kazmierczak, president of NACE International, 1998 to 1999, in his annual convention banquet address in San Diego, CA. He applied...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001321
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... a report on the bill. When a bill is “reported out” of a committee, it is debated by the House and/or Senate. The House and Senate typically pass different versions of bills, which are then sent to a joint conference committee. When that committee comes to agreement, a bill is sent to the President...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... issues became increasingly important to the public during the mid- to late 1960s, drawing the attention of U.S. Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. Concern about worsening air quality in some parts of the United States spawned restrictions on the amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in paints...
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
..., such as the vice president of engineering. Recall the earlier discussion about the team leader functioning as a general manager so that he or she would integrate the viewpoints of all functional managers. If the team leader reports to a functional manager, the project will take on the orientation of that function...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005580
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
.... (Coffin later became president of General Electric Company.) The metal arc process simultaneously developed by Coffin and Slavianoff represented a giant step forward, because the metal electrode supplied not only fusing heat but also added additional filler metal necessary for the joint. In the carbon...
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
... the promise of President John F. Kennedy on 25 May 1961 that “we choose to go to the moon in this decade.” Weeks later, during the federal investigation of the Apollo 1 fire, astronaut Frank Borman said it was a “failure of imagination.” It was just not conceivable that men at this early stage of the “space...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006545
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... of adding filler material to the melt pool was developed and patented by Charles A. Coffin, the first president of General Electric ( Ref 3 ). This concept—adding metal to a melt pool formed with an electric arc—is what enabled electric arcs to serve as the earliest heat sources used for fusion AM processes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0009211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
.... quote a Lockheed Martin Vice President for Global Integration as saying, “This new process offers the potential to save between 30 and 50% of the cost of machining aerospace titanium structural components, which are some of the most expensive components in the F-35 airframe.” Widespread acceptance...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003566
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... ). Subsequently, as a result of spalling tests conducted with a variety of steels (1045, 1060, 1072, 1075, 1080, 1552, 9260, and 4340), J.W. Lodge reached the same conclusion. In a letter dated June 5, 1982, to Mr. Robert Burke, president of Warwood Tool, he stated, “My tests didn't show any superiority...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005858
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... Recherche et de Sécurité (INRS, France), the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH, Finland), and the Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS, Germany) provided technical support for the negotiations in the Council. The Council Presidency sought, on several occasions, the opinion of the ICNIRP...
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
... on the launch pad. It was a tragic event that shook a nation into reconsidering the promise of President John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961, that “we choose to go to the moon in this decade.” Weeks later, during the federal investigation of the Apollo 1 fire, astronaut Frank Borman said it was a “failure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006269
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004149
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... around Yucca Mountain. This design remains the current design and was used for the Site Selection phase, which ended in 2002, when Yucca Mountain was selected by the President and approved by the Congress to go forward with a License Application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). This same...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004168
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9