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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Abstract Statistics, data analysis, root cause analysis, and problem-solving processes play a key role in failure investigations. This chapter explains how to collect failure investigation data, how to build and maintain a database for company-related failures, and how to use corresponding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Abstract This chapter describes the nine steps of a failure investigation. The steps add detail to the problem-solving process introduced in Chapter 3. The first five steps are (1) understanding and negotiating the investigation goals, (2) obtaining an understanding of the failure, (3...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.9781627082532
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.9781627082563
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
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Fig. 2 The perfect failure investigation More
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Fig. 6 The real failure investigation More
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Fig. 7 Timeline of an unorganized failure investigation More
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Fig. 8 Timeline of an organized failure investigation More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Abstract This chapter describes some common pitfalls encountered in failure investigations and provides guidance to help engineers recognize processes and “quick fixes” that companies often try to substitute for failure analysis. It discusses three important skills and characteristics...
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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
... Abstract Failure investigation is an integral part of any design and manufacturing operation, providing critical information to solve manufacturing problems and assist in redesigns. This chapter addresses several aspects of failure investigation, beginning with the challenges of organizing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the basic steps of a failure investigation. It explains that the first step is to gather and document information about the failed component and its operating history. It advises investigators to visit the failure site as soon as possible to record damages...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630xvi
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... sometimes encompass all of the factors or attributes that are connected to the failure. In a rigorous and in-depth failure investigation, this may include the humans that are involved with the failure and the latent or overarching corporate and cultural environment that set the operational parameters...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180217
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... A. , Metallurgical Failure Analysis , McGraw-Hill , 1993 • Colangelo V.J. and Heiser F.A. , Analysis of Metallurgical Failures , 2nd ed. , John Wiley & Sons , 1987 • Dennies D.P. , “ The Organization of a Failure Investigation ,” Practical Failure Analysis , June 2002...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... of a boiler tube. Improper boiler water chemistry further aggravates the problem. Case Study 35—Failure Investigation of Low-Temperature Reheater Tubes Background Details Low-temperature reheater (LTRH) tubes of a power boiler were damaged while at the workshop. Five tubes were found damaged while...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... THIS SECTION CONTAINS details of various cases selected from a large number of failure investigations carried out at the National Aerospace Laboratories in the last four decades. These cases were referred by various organizations from aerospace and non-aerospace sectors. The spectrum of failures...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430204
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... hydrogen embrittlement occurs near or at room temperature. Case Study 12—Failure Investigation of a Waterwall Tube Background Details A rupture from a high-temperature region of a waterwall tube of a 310 MW capacity boiler was reported. Details regarding the material of construction (MOC...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... Abstract Failure analysis is a systematic investigative procedure using the scientific method to identify the causes of a failure. This chapter begins by exploring what failure analysis is followed by a section describing the sequence of stages in the investigation and analysis of failure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
..., and insufficient quality control. boiler tubes coal-fired power plants damage mechanisms fatigue fire-side corrosion fire-side erosion operation failures quality control root cause investigation stress rupture failures water-side corrosion 6.1 Introduction In coal-fired power plants, boiler...
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Published: 01 February 2005
Fig. 22.12 Forward extrusion die cross section used by Hettig for fatigue failure investigation [ Hettig, 1990 ] More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.9781627082709
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9