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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... Abstract In the second step of the four-step problem-solving process, the failure analysis team should identify all potential failure causes. This chapter discusses the steps involved in five such techniques for identifying potential causes of failure, namely brainstorming, mind mapping...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... Abstract This appendix is a compilation of suggested analysis methods for suspected component failure causes. component failure causes failure analysis Table A.1   Suspected component failure cause Suggested analysis method Nonconforming dimensions Dimensional...
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Published: 01 December 2009
Fig. 4.2 Ishikawa diagram showing potential failure causes for a light bulb not illuminating. Ishikawa diagrams may help the failure analysis team identify more potential causes of failure than the mind-mapping technique. More
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Published: 01 August 2005
Fig. 1 Levels of failure causes More
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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 30 Examples of failures caused by excessive hardness. (a) Tool made of DIN 1.2714 tool steel (similar composition to AISI 6F3 and L6) that fractured after a short life. For this tool, the hardness was expected to be approximately 40 HRC, but a sample was analyzed and found to be 50 HRC More
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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 34 Die failure caused by excessive hardening temperature. Two tools were analyzed: one made of VHSUPER steel (commercial brand name) and the other of AISI H13. (a) One of the tools cracked in the position denoted by the arrow, where a sample was cut for analysis. (b) Typical More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 13 PCB construction weakness causes the failure: At the narrowest position within the thin PCB, the device and a push button are placed next to each other, resulting in frequent bending stress on the unit when switch is used. More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Fig. 18 Device failure root causes at system level. Although the inputs originate from a variety of technical system level failures (time zero failures and field returns), this figure also applies to automotive applications as a first approximation. Graph from [12] More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 2 Common causes for the Ta CAPS’ high leakage or short failure condition [8] . More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 6 Common causes for the Ta CAPS high ESR failure condition. More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract This chapter identifies the primary causes of service failures and discusses the types of defects from which they stem. It presents more than a dozen examples of failures attributed to such causes as design defects, material defects, and manufacturing or processing defects as well...
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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 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...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780171
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... Abstract After the failure analysis team hypothesizes failure causes, prepares a failure mode assessment and assignment, and evaluates all potential failure causes, it may find in some cases that several causes are still suspect but cannot be confirmed. In this situation, an experiment...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780093
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... Abstract After the fault-tree, a failure-cause identification method has identified potential failure causes and the failure analysis team has prepared a failure mode assessment and assignment (FMA&A). The team knows specifically what to search for when examining components...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780067
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... cause. The chapter also provides information on evaluating the hypothesized potential causes. failure causes failure mode assessment and assignment FMA&A; hypothesized failure modes APPROACHES FOR IDENTIFYING potential failure causes have been described in this book, thus far...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... Abstract This chapter focuses on what can cause a system to fail and addresses the challenge in approaching a system failure. It then examines the steps involved in the four-step problem-solving process: defining the problem, identifying all potential failure causes and evaluating...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... will have identified other potential failure causes and actions required to preclude future failures. This is valuable knowledge, and it should not be set aside or ignored when the failure analysis team concludes its activities. This chapter is a brief account of the creation of failure analysis libraries...
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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
... Abstract A product pedigree describes its design and how it was built and shows that it was built in accordance with the drawings and other documentation defining the product configuration. Evaluating the pedigree of a failed product can help to rule in or rule out hypothesized failure causes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780057
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... Abstract Quantifying a fault-tree analysis is a useful tool for assessing the most likely causes of a system failure. This chapter addresses fault-tree analysis event probabilities and ranking of failure causes based on these probabilities. Failure rates, failure-rate sources, probability...
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
..., aging, and supplier changes. The chapter presents an example of a cluster bomb failure to explain how the failure analysis team found and corrected the failure cause. change analysis cluster bomb failure analysis process deficiency WHEN A FAILURE OCCURS, it is almost intuitive to assume...