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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
...Abstract Abstract Corrective action means the implementation or modification of things designed to eliminate or reduce failure causes. This chapter addresses developing potential solutions and selecting the best solution. It discusses the special operations that should be used only as temporary...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... corrective actions, (7) evaluating each corrective action, (8) selecting the optimal corrective action(s), and (9) evaluating the effectiveness of each corrective action. Each step is discussed in detail with examples along with information on the procedures to be followed and resources needed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... and corrective actions for these contact stress fatigue are discussed. The chapter also lists some possible ways to reduce the cavitation fatigue problem. cavitation fatigue contact stress fatigue wear RECALLING from Chapter 11, “Wear Failures—Abrasive and Adhesive,” in this book that wear...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400203
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
..., which can be prevented by maintaining the correct amount of holding force on the periphery of the blank. It then describes how blank holding force is generated in double-action presses and the extent to which displacement profiles can be adjusted on both the inner and outer slides. The discussion...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... rejection rate during manufacture). The challenge of systems failure analysis is to define the problem, identify the cause of the problem, select appropriate corrective actions, and then implement the corrective actions. Many organizations get that first step wrong. They do not adequately define...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... potential interim and long-term corrective actions, and select the most appropriate corrective actions. Ensure corrective actions are implemented in all relevant areas (suppliers, inventory, work in process, repair centers, and fielded systems). Follow up after corrective actions have been implemented...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
.... Collins J.A. , Hagan B.T. Jr. , and Brett H.M. , Helicopter Failure Modes and Corrective Actions , Proceedings 1975 Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium , Jan 28–30, 1975 ( Washington, D.C. ), p 504 33. Roberge P.R. , Tullmin M.A.A. , Trethewey K.R...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... failure investigation determines the root cause of the failure—physical, human, or latent—and recommends appropriate corrective actions. The most obvious reason for discovering the root cause of a failure is to determine the fault or innocence of a company or person during litigation (although...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780109
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... should assess how curing is controlled. They may find that the specified cure conditions were not met or that the manufacturing instructions are too vague with respect to cure time. Corrective actions should include appropriate cure-time specifications and monitoring. If all dimensions...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780057
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... to assess which of the failure causes is most likely to occur and to identify which of the failure causes requires corrective actions to prevent future occurrences. As explained later, this also determines the probabilities of different fault-tree branches occurring and the probability of the top undesired...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630xvi
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... cause will identify corrective actions to prevent identical failures. It will also indicate if the failure was a unique situation, or if widespread failures can be anticipated. Proper root-cause investigation will help the judge or jury determine the party at fault in litigation-related failures...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... the best corrective action(s), as noted in the last four steps discussed in Chapter 4 . As we’ve seen, three basic tools that are helpful in any failure investigation are a fault tree, a failure mode assessment (FMA) chart, and a technical plan for resolution (TPR) chart. They provide a documented...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... investigated. Should the failure analysis team implement corrective actions only for those causes proven to have induced the failure; should the team implement corrective actions for all potential failure causes; or should the team attempt to select a subset of the potential failure causes and implement...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... and introduce the necessary corrective actions. This type of audit is required by ISO 9000, for example. The 20 sections of this standard are accordingly examined. The auditor first acquaints himself with the prescribed quality requirements (handbooks, procedures, customer requirements, specifications...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410253
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
.... The supplier resumes shipments only after identification of the root causes, taking of corrective actions, and verification of the corrective actions. Rework Product Procedure Any product that is reworked should be identified by a marking, previously approved by the customer, as a part of the control...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pht2.t51440243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-262-4
... operation, thus the process inevitably gets worse with time. The challenge is to counter this natural deterioration with corrective action before out-of-specification parts are produced. Statistical process control techniques can be used to measure furnace performance and address process deterioration...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780067
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
.... (If they were, they would already have been corrected.) When assigning actions, the failure analysis team assigns only one name to each action. Experience indicates that if multiple names are assigned to the same action, the action is less likely to be completed. The failure analysis team negotiates...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... on the witness block. Detonators with more than 0.05 in. concavity left jagged holes in the witness block, clearly indicating that the detonators had not formed the required plate. Based on this finding, the failure analysis team implemented several corrective actions. The team modified the detonator drawing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... can be provided to management, engineers, and/or regulatory authorities for taking appropriate corrective actions. Thus, many can benefit from the misfortunes of a few. Fig. 1.1 Failure rate during the service life of a system. Source: Ref 1 The failure rate of a system...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780075
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... the presence of the suspect condition. If the pedigree does not address the suspect area, the failure analysis team may consider recommending that it do so on future builds as a corrective action to prevent future failures. The failure analysis team can examine the following areas to assess...