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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430376
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... Abstract This chapter lists all of the references cited in the chapters on damage mechanisms. damage mechanisms references References References 6.1 French D.N. , Failures of Boilers and Related Equipment , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook, ASM...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... components and equipment, structural designers, manufacturers, and users do not want a repeat of history. The consequences and costs of fractured, cracked, corroded, and malfunctioned equipment are unwanted, dangerous, and expensive. Through the years, history has demonstrated that failures occur. History...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... the ultrasonic cleaner fail to completely remove the cutting oils, it was actually increasing the amount present on the parts. The failure analysis team visited the ultrasonic cleaning equipment work area and asked the operator to demonstrate how the cleaning equipment worked. The operator ran through...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
.... References References 6.1 French D.N. , Failures of Boilers and Related Equipment , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook, ASM International , 2002 , p 1709 – 1738 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001816 6.2 French D. , Metallurgical Failures in Fossil Fired Boilers...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780093
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... calculations, computing theoretical points in space from which to take measurements, setting up measuring equipment, and performing complex mathematical calculations. For these reasons, it is generally a good idea to witness failure-analysis-related inspections, question assumptions made during the inspection...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110262
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... of interest on the DUT. The overlaid polygons are then used as a guide to accurately position the equipment stage to perform the next appropriate actions. CADNav enables EFI to localize the fault area to the smallest possible region and may be followed by physical failure analysis (PFA). PFA also utilizes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... of failure/damage (e.g., beach markings on fatigue fracture surfaces, chevron markings on brittle fracture surfaces) May be carried out on site. Whole sample/plant may be examined. Photographic recording possible. Requires no specialized equipment Low resolution of damage initiation/mechanism(s), etc...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.dmlahtc.t60490001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-340-9
... Abstract The ability to accurately assess the remaining life of components is essential to the operation of plants and equipment, particularly those in service beyond their design life. This, in turn, requires a knowledge of material failure modes and a proficiency for predicting the near...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... insist on running the plant at 110% of the MCR or beyond in order to maximize production. This often results in continuous and sometimes severe over-firing of the equipment, leading to tube failure. Failures Due to Poor Water Chemistry Control Boiler feedwater comprises make-up water...
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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
... designed to eliminate or reduce failure causes. These can include: Procedures Processes Workmanship practices Inspections Tests Specifications Engineering drawings Materials Tooling Production equipment Training Suppliers Fig. 18.1 The four-step problem...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.edfatr.t56090131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-462-8
... Abstract This chapter assesses the potential impact of neural networks on package-level failure analysis, the challenges presented by next-generation semiconductor packages, and the measures that can be taken to maximize FA equipment uptime and throughput. It presents examples showing how...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... presented include components and accessories of aircraft, helicopters, compressors, turbines, fuel pumps and other parts of aircraft engines, ground equipment, power plants, and chemical plants. The investigation of the failure of dowel bolts in an aircraft engine was carried out jointly with scientists...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110062
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... Abstract X-ray imaging systems have long played a critical role in failure analysis laboratories. This article begins by listing several favorable traits that make X-rays uniquely well suited for non-destructive evaluation and testing. It then provides information on X-ray equipment and X-ray...
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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
... data for the presence of failure causes hypothesized by the FMA&A, considering the same factors outlined previously. Calibration data: Equipment used for acceptance of product and materials should be calibrated to ensure that it is accurate. The failure analysis team should review calibration...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1985
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sagf.t63420219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-452-9
... Abstract This chapter provides a detailed discussion on five occasions that require written accounts. They are field report, transmittal report with failed unit, laboratory notes of the analyst, failure analysis report, and letter of transmittal of the report to the customer. failure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... equipment) failures need to be duplicated in the lab. Using the failure signature, the iterative fault isolation process begins; techniques vary depending on the electrical signature. Package failures commonly involve open and shorts; as functional failures are likely associated with the semiconductor...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... one of its many direct and indirect consequences. Some consequences are economic, and cause the following: Replacement of corroded equipment Overdesign to allow for corrosion Preventive maintenance, for example, painting Shutdown of equipment due to corrosion failure Contamination...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1985
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sagf.t63420027
EISBN: 978-1-62708-452-9
... are the first line of defense. A good, conscientious operator will have his equipment outlast any other in the field. The author has said many times: “When a catastrophic failure occurs, don’t look for a microscopic cause. Find the cowboy at the wheel or the one that threw the monkey wrench into the works...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110678
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... Abstract This article is a compilation of terms and definitions related to failure analysis that have been addressed in the proceedings of the International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis. failure analysis Acknowledgements This terms and definitions section, which...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... financial management laboratory design laboratory organization staffing strategic development Introduction Failure Analysis (FA) of electronic components is a highly technical activity requiring highly skilled personnel, increasingly complex (and increasingly costly) equipment...