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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006016
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... contractor is what was reported by QC. Quality assurance provides confidence that quality requirements are achieved. Quality assurance is more of an audit function, used to verify that the QC is being performed, but may include conducting actual testing on a spot or periodic basis. In simple terms, QA by the...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005285
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... losses in the transfer, and the process is subject to freezeups with cold transfers of material to the press, although the pressing operation takes only a few minutes. One of the secondary benefits of the process is that the steel molds provide a real quench function to extinguish any thermiting...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... displayed during nondestructive inspection. The techniques used to acquire and interpret the ultrasonic information constitute the major tasks involved in using the technology. The primary functions performed by an analog ultrasonic nondestructive inspection system are: Generating an ultrasonic pulse...
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
... Abstract Failure analysis is a process that is performed in order to determine the causes or factors that have led to an undesired loss of functionality. This article is intended to demonstrate proper approaches to failure analysis work. The goal of the proper approach is to allow the most...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003088
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... challenge in engineering design. Performance specifications, risk and hazard analysis, design process, design for manufacture and assembly, design for quality, reliability in design, and redesign are considered for functional requirements. Life-cycle analysis considers raw-material extraction from the earth...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract This article examines how design and materials selection address diverse requirements, such as cost, speed, and quality requirements of the process paired with the functional requirements of conventional die casting tooling, specifically tooling for high-volume processes. It discusses...
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
..., and quality control applications. This article presents a variety of machine vision functions for different purposes and provides a comparison of machine and human vision capabilities in a table. It discusses the processes of a machine vision system: image acquisition, image preprocessing, image...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001277
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... quality control radiation cure coatings roller coating safety and environmental precautions structural steel surface preparation tumble coating PAINTING is a generic term for the application of a thin organic coating to the surface of a material for decorative, protective, or functional purposes...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article begins with an overview of the fundamentals of adhesive technology, including functions, limitations, adhesive joint types, and the key factors in the selection of adhesives, including application, type of joint, process limitation, mechanical requirement, and service...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... recent NRC action has removed hydrogen generation as a regulatory concern. Therefore, any detachment failure of Level II coatings will not adversely affect the function of any engineered safety system, and the protective coatings are classified as non-safety-related. These exceptions may be...
Book Chapter

By Peter J. Blau
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003242
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... energy is converted into heat, but the relative proportion going into the other categories is a function of the specific tribosystem configuration and the materials involved. Therefore, even if two different pairs of materials exhibit the same friction coefficient, their relative wear rates could be much...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006637
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... and the experimental study of channeling effects, with emphasis on materials analysis, is given in Ref 17 to 19 . The precise description of stopping powers of channeled ions is complicated, because the energy loss is a function of impact parameter for different projectile charge states ( Ref...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003154
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... c to approximately one half of their initial values. It is possible to program such changes into equipment and devices to allow permanent magnets to function for a limited time at extreme temperatures. Some magnets subjected to tension of compression show large changes in properties. This is...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... its intended aesthetic function. Failure can be defined on several different levels. The simplest form of a failure is a system or component that operates but does not perform its intended function ( Ref 1 ). This is considered a loss of function. A jet engine that runs but can produce only...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... endothermic, pressure-sensitive decomposition reaction outside the blast furnace. The primary function of the flux is to combine with the gangue comprising silica and alumina in the ore, sulfur, and ash in the coke. Formation and separation of molten slag by this combination enables the production of liquid...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005296
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
.... Another lining arrangement used a permanent lining and performed refractory boards against the liquid steel, supported by a semipermanent or back-up lining. As tundish technology has advanced, several functions have been assigned to the tundish, including: Act as a transfer and distributing vessel...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006673
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... Abstract Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) is a thermal analysis technique that measures the amount and rate of change in the weight of a material as a function of temperature or time in a controlled atmosphere. This article provides a detailed account of the concepts of TGA, covering the...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005300
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... reviews the classification of solid fluxes depending on their use and function at the foundry operation. These include cover fluxes, drossing fluxes, cleaning fluxes, and furnace wall cleaner fluxes. The article also discusses the operational practices and applications of the flux injection in the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003843
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... approach. In the former, designers specify materials, proportions, and construction methods based on fundamental principles and practices that exhibit satisfactory performance. In the latter, designers identify functional requirements such as strength, durability, and volume changes and rely on concrete...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006469
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... describes how specific material conditions produce and modify A-scan indications. The article provides information on the controls and their functions for the display unit of the electronic equipment. It describes the techniques used for the identification and characterization of flaws, namely, surface...