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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
.... It discusses three important skills and characteristics that a professional engineer must improve to conduct an effective and successful failure investigation, namely technical skills, communication skills, and technical integrity. The chapter also provides information on the additional basic tools available...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
..., (s)he must have strong oral and written communications skills - be a team player and be able to manage the stress which conies from multiple tasks and multiple customers. Above all, analysts require a strong technical curiosity. A typical job description of FA engineers is shown in Figure 2...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110673
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... in the analysis community as to whether good analysts are born with their abilities (genetic), or successfully learn their skills. While genetics may certainly play a role, we need to be training people in this area. All analysts should have a basic understanding of the circuit technology they analyze. While...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
..., including modifying the dies and communicating with the die makers. Advances in die design and technology in the aluminum extrusion plant can be followed through the successive proceedings of the Aluminum Association and the Aluminum Extruders Council’s International Extrusion Technology Seminars...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... be difficult to differentiate from background noise, thus great care and skill are required in the use of this potentially powerful technique. Radiographic inspection is the detection of material loss by the variation in applied radiation (gamma or x-ray), passing through a component and impinging...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1988
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-341-6
... A. , Metallurgia . Vol 48 , December , 1981 , p 568 3. Lord N. W. , Ouellette R. P. , and Cheremisinoff P. N. , Advances in Electric Heat Treatment of Metals , Ann Arbor Science Publishers , Ann Arbor, Ml , 1981 4. Skelton J. , private communication , Battelle Columbus...
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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
... needs to understand the function of the object being analyzed and to be familiar with the characteristics of the materials and processes used to fabricate it. The failure analyst needs to understand how the product was used and the culture in which it was used. Communication skills are a must. When you...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... are usually low, especially for repetitive testing of similar parts. Limitations Results often must be interpreted by a skilled, experienced technician. In absence of proven correlation, different observers may disagree on meaning and significance of test results. Properties are measured...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... in dealing with copper metallization in ICs ”, Proc 27th Int’l Symp for Testing and Failure Analysis , Santa Clara, CA , November 11-14, 2001 , pg 285 - 288 [85] Malik T. , private communication 2007 ] [86] https://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2018/12/13/2018-roundup-of-internet...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... concerning safety and technical development was not shared. The accident in October 1960 cost the Russians the experience and leadership of Mitrofan Nedelin. But it also cost the Russian space program a substantial part of its skilled launch vehicle technicians. Due to the political situation surrounding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
.... , University of Florida , Gainesville , private communication. Product liability litigations pose many challenges to manufacturers. If a consumer product is defective and during its usage causes injuries to the user, the manufacturer of that product becomes liable and is sued in courts. When a product...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
.... This meant that the equipment operator was usually very heavily involved in ensuring that several aspects of the process were followed. While these furnaces may have produced consistent loads of product with a reasonable reliability, the level of operator attention and skill required often affected the final...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... assessment prior to preparing the detailed engineering design. Typically, schemes would permit some form of evaluation with respect to both function and the necessary action, for example, from the proposal-to-production planning stages. In the practical “real” world, however, communication of “agreed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110413
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... failure analysis ”, Microelectronics Failure Analysis Desk Reference , 4th Edition , ASM International , Materials Park, OH , p. 589 - 601 ( 1999 ). 4. Goldstein , et al. , p. 89 . 5. Goldstein , et al. , p. 219 . 6. Private communication, Peter Gnauck , LEO Electron...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... was the American Federation of Labor (AFL), the union of skilled craftsmen, which already had contracts with the steel industry. However, the AFL was more interested in protecting its own workers than organizing unskilled workers. John L. Lewis, president of the national United Mine Workers union for coal miners...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050317
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... of magnetic flux concentrators and the growing use of computer simulation. References References 1. Haimbaugh R.E. , Induction Heat Treating Corp. , personal communication, 2001 2. Semiatin S.L. and Zinn S. , Induction Heat Treating , ASM International , 1988 3...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110244
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
...- to laser-based probing to the more recent evolution from IR- to visible light-based interrogation, LVP has transitioned through periods of continual research and development while overcoming many challenges to provide an elegant optical probing solution for the FA community that has spanned >20 years...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... outside of his plant, his father-in-law had Kelly examined by a physician, Dr. Alfred Champion. Apparently Kelly communicated much better with this technically trained man than with his family, backers, and neighbors because he convinced Champion of the merits of his experimental process. Later, Champion...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... contact if the supplier had been told the real reason behind the team’s visit to the shop. He responded that the supplier had been told there was a problem involving copper. Why, was he not supposed to tell the supplier? The failure investigation team had had its own little failure of communication...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
... may be more economical. Brazing requires tightly mating parts to ensure capillary flow of the filler metal. This often involves expensive machining to attain the desired fit. If not properly removed, braze and solder flux residues can cause corrosion. A certain degree of skill is required...