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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230513
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract This chapter covers regulatory requirements, safe handling practices, hazard analysis and control, dismantling and decommissioning, and waste disposal. It also includes references for additional information on government regulations. beryllium hygienic practices...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... products are subjected to an aggressive operating environment. failure analysis SERVICE FAILURES of components and structures have been increasingly experienced in several industries, quite often without any warning. Some failures may be trivial, while others may have serious consequences...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030247
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... materials for chemicals constitute a complex and demanding process where corrosion (in all its many forms) is an inherent hazard. The costs in terms of lost production, the replacement of materials of construction, and the constant personnel involvement in corrosion control are substantial. If not...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... procedures associated with aviation security have been upgraded in the wake of air disasters. failure analysis THE LESSONS LEARNED from failure analysis have resulted in improvements in the overall housekeeping and discipline in many industries. Disaster investigations have led to improved designs...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... imaging sensor. This was a different problem than the one the team had been attempting to solve. Armed with this new (but previously available) information, the failure analysis team looked beyond the boresighting system. In particular, the team identified what part of the MMS system operated...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... recognized and corrected prior to serious problems, but occasionally this does not occur. How does the part—and its assembly—work? The function and operation must be thoroughly understood before analysis is undertaken. Is the part dimensionally correct? If possible, check the part against the drawing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... to substantiate the role of stress. In other failure analyses, the analyst may have strong evidence that the cause of a failure is related to excessively high static stresses (or cyclic stresses in the case of fatigue). In these cases, an analysis of the stress during normal operation (or abnormal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... stresses in the case of fatigue). In these cases, an analysis of the stress during normal operation (or abnormal operation if identified) must be conducted. Analytical, closed-form calculations based on engineering mechanics are often used by designers to predict stress levels in the early design stages...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780383
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... spectrometry. The principles of surface analysis and some of the applications of the technique in polymer failure studies are also provided. Auger electron spectroscopy X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry surface characterization polymers MANY...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110434
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... Abstract This article provides an overview of the most common micro-analytical technique in the failure analysis laboratory: energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS). It discusses the general characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages of some of the X-ray detectors attached to the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
... Abstract This chapter discusses the factors that must be considered when selecting a lubricant for sheet metal forming operations. It begins with a review of lubrication regimes and friction models. It then describes the selection and use of sheet metal forming lubricants, explaining how they...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... sources of component failure. This is followed by a section on the stages of a failure analysis, which can proceed one after the other or occur at the same time. These stages of analysis are collection of background data, preliminary visual examination, nondestructive testing, selection and preservation...
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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
... inspections, modifications to assembly procedures, or operating a product in a special manner to preclude failure. In general, failure analysis teams should push for corrective actions that take human beings out of the loop, to eliminate the potential for human error. In practice, however, this is not...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120085
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
.... They must be equipped to cope with the re hazard associated with titanium dust. A fine dust remains on the titanium from the blasting operation, particularly when mineral abrasives have been used. This is not considered detrimental, although a washing or pickling cycle following the blast is...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... assembly errors, abnormal operating conditions, and inadequate maintenance. It also describes the precise usage of terms such as defect, flaw, imperfection, and discontinuity. failure analysis hip implants I beams manufacturing defects piston heads porcelain insulators quill shafts shaft...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... factor in the performance of welded joints. These are often overlooked in the design/stress analysis of a system. Failures of austenitic stainless steel welds have occurred in systems operating at ambient temperatures, such as service water lines and wind tunnel piping. In many cases, it is the presence...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.imub.t53720345
EISBN: 978-1-62708-305-8
... method and in selecting from among the commercially available inspection equipment. The factors covered are product characteristics, nature of the flaws, extraneous variables, rate of inspection, end effect, mill versus laboratory inspection, specification requirements, equipment costs, and operating...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... relatively slow and capital intensive and may produce environmentally hazardous by-products. In general, dimensional tolerances less than 0.025 mm (0.001 in.) and surface finish tolerances less than 0.4 μm (15 μin.) often require the use of grinding, honing, or other precision finishing operations. Fig...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... service or operation, improper maintenance, improper testing, assembly errors, fabrication or manufacturing errors, and design errors. The case of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse is presented to illustrate the consequence of overlooked factors, in this case, wind dynamics, and the importance of...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... Abstract The design process is the first and most important step in corrosion control. Major savings in operating costs are possible by anticipating corrosion problems so as to provide proper design for equipment before assembly or construction begins. This chapter describes the role of the...