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Published: 01 January 2005
Fig. 3 Overall approach for solving problems encountered during thermomechanical processing More
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Published: 01 January 1997
Fig. 4 Two approaches to problem solving during engineering design. (a) Traditional one-factor-at-a-time approach. (b) Taguchi parameter design approach More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22b.a0005505
EISBN: 978-1-62708-197-9
..., the deterministic multiobjective problem, and the nondeterministic, stochastic optimization problem. The article presents several complementary approaches to solve a wide variety of single-objective and multiobjective mechanical engineering applications. Multiobjective optimization study and stochastic optimization...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005879
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... Abstract Induction heating computations deal with a multiphysics problem containing analysis of several coupled physical fields such as electromagnetic, temperature, mechanical, and metallurgical. In order to solve coupled electromagnetic-temperature field problems, it is necessary to develop...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005426
EISBN: 978-1-62708-196-2
... and process design Background and History Computational fluid dynamics has as its objective the numerical solution of fluid-flow equations. The calculus problem of solving a coupled system of nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs) for the variables of interest (e.g., velocity, pressure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006681
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... specimen. This article discusses fundamentals of the technique, especially for solving materials problems. Background information is provided to help understand basic operations and principles, including instrumentation, the physics of signal generation and detection, image formation, electron diffraction...
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
... into individual root causes, and each one of those is divided further. It is easier to investigate and prove or disprove each root cause than the resultant failure. Fourth, structured problem solving may prevent the potentially misleading presumption of a “magic bullet” or “silver bullet” theory approach...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005913
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... thermometer. The various components of this system are the polyurethane coil and a ceramic paper insulation ( Fig. 5 ). Fig. 5 Insulation setup for experiments References References 1. Zahn M. , Electromagnetic Field Theory: A Problem Solving Approach , Krieger Publishing Company...
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
... Abstract This article presents the definitions of creativity and creative thinking. It discusses the various stages in creative problem solving process. The stages include understanding the product problem, transforming the product, and breaking the product into subfunctional groups...
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Published: 01 November 2010
Fig. 34 Schematic of the indirect coupling approach to solving electromagnetic and heat-transfer problems. Source: Ref 1 More
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Published: 01 November 2010
Fig. 35 Schematic of the direct coupling approach to solving electromagnetic and heat-transfer problems. Source: Ref 1 More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002446
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... Methods A key component of CAE-based design optimization is the numerical optimization algorithm. These algorithms solve optimization problems with mathematical programming techniques independent of the physical application. Better designs are computed based on the design definition...
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...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005233
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... to solve the CFD equations are discussed. The article also demonstrates the application of CFD to a few casting problems. casting applications computational fluid dynamics discretization finite-difference method finite-element method finite-volume method numerical methods thermal-fluids...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002482
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... are available to analyze the solidification behavior in complex-shaped castings. These packages make use of several different approaches for solving the various problems associated with casting processes. An overall architecture of a comprehensive solidification modeling system is shown in Fig. 11...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005876
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... for coupled solution are the FDM and FEM. The study domain of the thermal problem is usually just a subdomain of the EM domain, because the thermal field is computed, in most cases, only in the regions that represent the processed workpiece. There are two main approaches to solve a coupled EM thermal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005456
EISBN: 978-1-62708-196-2
..., or finite-element approaches. To solve more industrially relevant problems, approximate techniques have been developed that model more geometrically complex problems with industrially acceptable boundary conditions. The most popular of these methods are the slab method (SM), the upper bound method (UBM...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005431
EISBN: 978-1-62708-196-2
... can be based. There are more general and mathematically sophisticated ways to approach finite-element theory, but they are less intuitive and less instructive to describe the underlying concept of the FEM. The Rayleigh-Ritz procedure is an approximate method for solving structural problems based...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4F
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 February 2024
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v4F.a0007008
EISBN: 978-1-62708-450-5
... the flow field does not depend on time. This type of problem does not require an initial condition. Nevertheless, any numerical method to solve the corresponding momentum equation requires an initial guess from which to begin the iteration. Many arbitrary choices are suitable for this task...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005346
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... APQP requires the commitment of top management because resources must be dedicated up front, and the quality team must be given the freedom to focus on all aspects of the business to uncover problems and determine root causes for prevention. A team approach is used, and the team's makeup should...