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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... intermittent and inadvertent system failures. failure analysis inadvertent system failure intermittent system failure A SYSTEM IS A COMBINATION of parts, subassemblies, procedures, and people that form an entity capable of accomplishing specific functions when commanded to do so. It may be to...
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 the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110563
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... Abstract This chapter discusses the various failure analysis techniques for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), focusing on conventional semiconductor manufacturing processes and materials. The discussion begins with a section describing the advances in integration and packaging technologies...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780067
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
.... and Berk J.H. , Ordnance System Failure Analysis , Proceedings of the Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium , 1987 After the failure analysis team has prepared a fault-tree analysis (or used one of the other methods to hypothesize potential failure causes), the team should...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
.... References [1] https://www.jedec.org/system/files/docs/22-A101D.pdf [2] Wang Steve “ X-Ray Imaging Tools for Electronic Device Failure Analysis ” Microelectronics Failure Analysis Desk Reference, Sixth edition , 529 – 535 ( 2011 ). [3] https://www.jedec.org/system/files/docs...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090419
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... to specific alloy systems. In most cases, increasing the specific ion concentration will increase the cracking tendency and decrease the time to failure. It should also be noted that the responsible ion may be present in very low concentrations (<10 ppm) in the environment, yet be highly...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430379
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... from the boiler tube surface, initially leading to thinning and finally failure due to rupture of the tube. Oxygen pitting damage occurs in the water supply system, preboiler systems, boilers, condensate return lines, and virtually any portion of the steam cycle where oxygen is present. It occurs...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... Abstract In some cases, the failure analysis team finds that all components meet their requirements, the system was properly assembled, and it was not operated or tested in an out-of-specification manner, yet it still failed. When this occurs, the only conclusion the failure analysis team can...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... airplane pitch control resulting from the in-flight failure of the acme nut threads on the horizontal stabilizer trim system jackscrew assembly. The thread failure was caused by excessive wear resulting from insufficient lubrication of the jackscrew assembly. Source: Ref 3 Stresses from startup...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... Abstract This appendix focuses on procedures, techniques, and precautions associated with the investigation and analysis of metallurgical failures that occur in service. It describes the steps of an orderly failure analysis from collecting and examining samples to performing mechanical and...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... the specimens are subsequently loaded to failure, the toughened systems have a larger cross-sectional area of undamaged material to help support the compression load. Fig. 3.18 Damage comparison during low-velocity impact To impart greater toughness to the crosslinked thermoset polymers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... Abstract This chapter discusses the basic components in an induction heat treating system. It describes the design and operating characteristics of power supplies, load-matching transformers, tuning capacitors, power regulators, controllers, process monitors, and diagnostic systems. It also...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... production-level application to date. Beryllium has been found to form intermetallic compounds with most metallic elements in the periodic table where the binary systems have been examined. Aluminum and silicon are exceptions. The family of beryllides, therefore, includes a large number of intermetallic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110513
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... [12] Jacob P. , “ Failure analysis and reliability on system level ”, Microelectronics Reliability Special ESREF edition 2015 , http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.microrel.2015.06.022 [13] Jacob P. , “ Failure Anamnesis: the system challenge in FA and reliability ”, ASM-EDFA magazine...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... cleaning of the coil or scale removal from the quench system should be done. Another condition is arcing across the flux concentrator as it degrades. The coil should be repaired or replaced. Overheating: Overheating can result in coil failure if insufficient cooling water is flowing through the coil...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... that because the system had been operating without failure in the past, something must have changed. In some cases, this is true; in other cases, it is not. This chapter targets areas that determine if a change occurred and if the change induced the failure. This is referred to as change or “what’s...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780171
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... circuit card groups that induce the difference. For this reason, when the failure analysis team uses ANOVA, it should make sure that the only difference between the groups is the factor being evaluated. The U.S. Navy uses an aerial refueling system based on the probe-and-drogue concept. This approach...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... Abstract Durability is a generic term used to describe the performance of a material or a component made from that material in a given application. In order to be durable, a material must resist failure by wear, corrosion, fracture, fatigue, deformation, and exposure to a range of service...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610461
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... the environment changes. Both are extremely difficult to test and evaluate in accelerated laboratory or service tests, with rankings of materials subject to change depending on seemingly minor changes in the test conditions. Finally, both are of enormous economic importance. When studying any failure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... H.M. and Port R.D. , The Nalco Guide to Cooling Water System Failure Analysis , McGraw-Hill, Inc. , 1993 • Phelps E.H. and Komp M.E. , Techniques for Diagnosis of Corrosion Failures , Source Book on Failure Analysis , American Society for Metals , 1974 , p 346...