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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract Reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) is a systematic methodology for preventing failures. This article discusses the history of RCM and describes the key characteristics of an RCM process, which involves asking seven questions. The first four questions comprise a form of failure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006400
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
...-based maintenance (CBM) and reliability-centered maintenance (RCM). Reliability-centered maintenance is executed by analyzing and categorizing failure modes (e.g., failure mode effects analysis) and then assessing the impact of maintenance schedules on system reliability ( Ref 8 ). Condition-based...
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
... in the article “Reliability-Centered Maintenance” in this Volume. Fig. 3 Typical time distribution of failures (“bathtub curve”) Once the concept of a managed life is prudently adopted over a simple failure prevention concept, design and fabrication costs can be reduced and maintenance and other...
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
... at failure patterns ( Fig. 3 ). Early life failures are often associated with fabrication issues, quality-control issues, or initial “shakedown” stresses, while later life age-related failure rates would increase with time. This is discussed in more detail in the article “ Reliability-Centered Maintenance...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... performance are reviewed based on many types of sources. These include manufacturer service bulletins, reliability and customer service departments, literature reviews, demonstration programs, in-service evaluations, design guides, and surveys of commercial and military aircraft maintenance organizations...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... that maintenance operations may entail. The corrosivity of solder flux residues and etching solutions, and the cleanliness testing of printed circuit boards (PCBs) prior to conformal coating, became issues in the manufacturing process to lessen corrosion problems. Potting, hermetic sealing, conformal coating...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005850
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... is not reliable. Maintenance tips and points to consider regarding hardness test equipment include: Yearly, have a trained specialist—typically from the equipment manufacturer or its agent—calibrate and service hardness testers. The trained specialist will place a certification sticker on the machine...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005847
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... critical for hollow shafts. It is recommended that center TIR be limited to a maximum of 0.127 mm (0.005 in.). Depending on the application, the scanner must be sufficiently rigid to reliably present the part to the coil and quench repeatedly, and to maintain the position over multiple parts and in all...
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
... 25. Lambert H.E. , Report No. UCID-16238 Lawrence Livermore Laboratory , May 1973 26. “Failure Mode/Mechanism Distributions 1997,” FMD-97, Reliability Analysis Center, IIT Research Institute , 1997 27. Bowles J.B. , Designing for Failure: Managing the Failure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
.../Dust_Final_Report_Website_11-17-06.pdf 2. “NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/ 3. “Hazard Prevention and Control in the Work Environment: Airborne Dust,” WHO/SDE/OEH/99.14, World Health Organization, Geneva, Aug 1999 4. “CSB...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005842
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... flux concentrators on coil life. It also reviews the importance of having appropriate and reliable electrical contacts. camshafts clamshell inductors copper crack propagation crankshafts current density electrical contacts failure mode frequency induction coils induction hardening...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... to understand how safe and reliable that equipment or structure might be over this additional time of service. References 1. “Standard Terminology for Nondestructive Examinations, Metals Test Methods and Analytical Procedures,” E 1316–00a, Annual Book of ASTM Standards Vol 3.03...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003703
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
...Design aspects for reliability Table 1 Design aspects for reliability Approach Factors to be taken into account (typical) Avoid-failure approach Control product duty Fail-safe; visible instrumentation Keep product simple Fewer functions; fewer joints Predict reliability...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
...M119 operator preventive maintenance and lubrication requirements Table 1 M119 operator preventive maintenance and lubrication requirements M119 subassemblies and components (a) PMCS (b) Lubrication (c) (d) B D A W M D W Q (5) Wheel and tire assembly X       X...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006443
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... to develop more reliable standardization approaches. This is necessary to ensure that inspections specified in the design process are uniformly implemented by NDE units at the various manufacturing and maintenance departments encountered by the component in its lifetime. Fourth, it is desirable in certain...
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
... as well, but the author has developed this approach and finds it to be a cost-effective technique that works extremely well in most situations. Other tools that involve failure investigation and root cause determination are processes and methods developed by Kepner-Tregoe, Inc., the Reliability Center...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002387
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... Processing , Sept 1988 Fig. 2 Relative cost of maintenance approaches. Source: Power Plant Diagnostics Go On-Line, Mechanical Engineering , Dec 1989 Fig. 3 Typical reliability curve illustrating the conceptual objective of life extension Fig. 5 Flowchart of a typical predictive...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003707
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
.... In addition, even major costs were left out when no basis for an estimate was found; most notable were no operation and maintenance costs were included for the chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical sector; no capital costs were included for the pulp and paper sector; no capital costs were included...
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
... is the most knowledgeable about the product and thus presumably the most able to determine the necessary directions and warnings. Suits against manufacturers often allege a defective product. Careful investigation, however, sometimes shows that the problem is due to improper maintenance (e.g., Ref 26...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005931
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... are also helpful to operators in setting burners and in verifying that the fuel is being supplied within the proper range and that pressure-limit switches are not malfunctioning. Mercury-wetted relay pressure switches are recommended for their easy setup and maintenance and for their reliability...