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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270078
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
...Abstract Abstract This chapter explains how investigators determined that a stabilizer link rod fractured due to overload, possibly by a combination of tension and bending forces that occurred during an accident. It includes images comparing the fractured rod with its undamaged counterpart...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270120
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
...Abstract Abstract This chapter describes an investigation following an aircraft accident in which the main undercarriage struts had failed. Visual examination revealed that the starboard strut fractured about 13 cm from the end nearest the underside of the wing. A close-up view of the fracture...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
..., and the willful destruction of property. forensic failure analysis FORENSIC SCIENCE refers to that part of science that is used in courts of law for administration of justice. Service failures of machines and accidents to engineering structures result in serious, expensive, and prolonged litigations...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... in the investigation of two in-flight bombings. aircraft accidents explosive sabotage failure analysis DAMAGE BY EXPLOSIVE SABOTAGE continues to be a serious and increasing threat to structures all over the world. This is particularly true for international targets such as passenger aircraft. As the speed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... ,” Her Majesty’s Stationery Office , London, U.K. , 1975 2. Calder J.W. , “ Accident at Markham Colliery ,” Her Majesty’s Stationery Office , London, U.K. , 1974 3. Gross J.L. , Smith J.H. , and Wright R.N. , Ashland Tank Collapse Investigation , J. Performance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... P. , Trans. Indian Inst. Met. , Vol 5 , 1979 , p 421 12. Newton E. , J. Royal Aero. Soc. , Vol 68 , 1964 , p 156 10.1017/S0001924000061108 13. Calder J.W. , Accident at Markham Colliery , Her Majesty’s Stationery Office , London , 1974 14. De S.C...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... 1.5 Anon., Debacle of the DC-10, Time Magazine , June 18, 1979 , p 14 1.6 Anon., Whoosh! She was Gone, Newsweek Magazine , May 9, 1988 , p 18 1.7 Campbell G.S. and Lahey R. , A Survey of Serious Aircraft Accidents Involving Fatigue Fracture , Int. J. Fatigue...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030338
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
...Summary of corrosion-related accident reports on hazardous liquid, natural gas transmission, and natural gas distribution pipelines from 1994 to 1999 Table 1 Summary of corrosion-related accident reports on hazardous liquid, natural gas transmission, and natural gas distribution pipelines from...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Flight Web site, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/isstodate.html (Web site accessed Feb 2005 ) 4. The Plain Dealer , Cleveland, Ohio , Dec 4 , 2003 5. Columbia Accident Investigation Board, www.caib.us (Web site accessed Feb 2005...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... of the airplane; it crashed into the ocean, and the woman died. The team investigating this accident found that oil leaking onto an engine caused the fire. The oil leaked because a rubber oil filter gasket had melted. The husband sued the tour company, the airplane manufacturer, the engine manufacturer...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270130
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
.... microstructural analysis reaction control valve SEM fractography shutter bolts stress corrosion cracking Summary Background Visual Examination of General Physical Features Testing Procedure and Results Following an aircraft accident, it was found that the shutter bolts on the reaction control...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... to the sky and causing a serious accident. On Dec. 24, in the same year, an oil pipeline in Missouri collapsed, spilling 800,000 gallons of crude oil into the Missouri River. Studies following several mishaps have resulted in an awareness that it is not the yield strength or the ultimate tensile strength...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... to the FMA will be immediately reflected in the TPR. During the space race of the 1960s when the Cold War engineered rival space programs, many accidents occurred that were not reported or confirmed for almost 20 years. The sad part of this secrecy was that many brave men died because the information...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270102
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... of six dowel bolts. Following a few incidents of dowel bolt failure, the diameter of the bolts at the shank was increased. Still, there were a series of accidents caused by the failure of dowel bolts. Detailed investigations revealed that the bolts failed due to fatigue. Fatigue was initiated by fretting...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... but not the primary cause. Such cases are included in this section only to indicate the location and possible failure modes in such components. In these investigations, members of the Failure Analysis and Accident Investigation Group contributed significantly at various stages, such as specimen preparation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180217
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
.... , The Elements of Fractography , AGARD-AG-155-71, 1971 • Schlager N. , Ed., When Technology Fails: Significant Technological Disasters, Accidents, and Failures of the 20th Century , Gale Group , 1994 • Scutti J.J. and McBrine W.J. , Introduction to Failure Analysis...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... caused by abnormal events, such as accidents, may occur at locations other than those noted because of the unpredictable forces in an accident. The insidious problem with notches is that they concentrate the stress at specific locations; thus, the metal strength at a given location may not be able...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270074
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... of a crashed aircraft. It was reported that the accident was caused due to the failure of the fuel pump. Parts of the damaged fuel pump are shown in Fig. CH5.1 and CH5.2 . All seven slipper pads in the rotor assembly of the pump had been damaged, some of them severely. These pads were made of copper...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
..., propulsion engineering, aerodynamics, and so on, which may be necessary for analyzing a particular failure or accident, a team effort is always desirable to arrive at the correct solution to the problem. 3.1 Background Information 3.2 Location of the Failed Component 3.3 Specimen Collection 3.4...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
...: This storage tank, which was of riveted construction, and the disaster itself were subsequently the subjects of a long investigation and trial in which the leading experts of the day tried to prove that: (a) the accident was the result of structural failure, in which case insurance would cover the monetary...