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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... Production cost reduction No product defects Zero-defect production No incoming goods inspection Documentation of production data and setting up quality test center Low capital allocation Just-in-time production Reduction of the extent of manufacture Production of functional complete...
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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
... documentation associated with the design, the inspection data, and the process. No anomalies or changes appeared. During the discussion, however, the detonator supplier asked the Aerojet engineers about the explosive transfer mechanism across the 0.30 in. gap. Neither engineer knew the answer to this question...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
.... The development of a detailed property database or an extensive materials testing program may be required. All details of part size, shape, processing, fabrication, and material properties are documented with details on: Material identification, product form, condition (temper, heat treatment, etc...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120289
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... Aerospace Standards are available from several document resellers, including Global Engineering Documents ( www.global.ihs.com ) and the Document Engineering Company, Inc. ( www.doceng.com ). American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 11 West 42nd Street, 13th Floor New York, NY 10036 Tel: 212-642...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
..., they leave certain distinct tell-tale marks. These marks, when properly documented, can provide the exacting evidence the judiciary is looking for in litigations following such failures. The courts are now depending more and more on the metallurgical profession for making correct decisions...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... used in medical training. This requires in addition to the mentor noted above, a clear training plan and well-documented procedures. A typical training plan is shown in Figure 3 . OJT cannot be unplanned or haphazard – such an approach can easily lead to chaos, disillusionment of the trainee...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... for Service ,” American Petroleum Institute, 2000 13. Risk-Based Inspection: Development of Guidelines , Vol 1 , General Document, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) , CRTD, Vol 20-1 , 1991 14. Health and Safety Executive (UK) HSE contract research report 363/2001, “ Best...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... defined by the terms of general procurement specifications, such as those developed by government agencies and technical societies. These documents specify testing frequency, tensile specimen type, casting lot definitions, testing procedures, and test limits. These requirements may also be separately...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.dmlahtc.t60490001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-340-9
.... Some of the important factors are: (1) the consequences of failure, (2) costs associated with the various levels of remaining-life assessment versus the costs of replacement, (3) outage schedules and procurement lead times, and (4) management philosophy and conservatism. These factors can vary from one...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pmsspmp.t52000005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-312-6
... product for procurement purposes. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International calls for performance requirements in addition to composition. ASTM standards often specify the minimum, as well as some typical values for various mechanical and physical properties. ASTM...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910427
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
.... Although these fluctuating environmental conditions facilitate testing of materials under the worst possible conditions, careful and thorough record keeping of the specimen exposure history is required. Lack of accurate documentation of the specific conditions to which the specimens have been exposed can...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mgppis.t60400087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-258-7
... that it is no longer permissible to dispose of chemical waste “down the drain.” A modern laboratory has provisions for the proper storage and disposal of hazardous and toxic waste. Another point to remember is to buy only the quantities of chemicals that will be needed in the short term. Procuring large amounts...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.msisep.t59220039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-259-4
... to etching with an appropriate reactant. The features observed in the macrographic examination are part of the macrostructure of the material. The sample usually is examined with the unaided eye or with a magnifying glass or loupe. A macrograph is a document that reproduces the macrostructure of the material...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030292
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... documented in the range of $35 to $50 million. Based on the current assessment of corrosion costs, the total annual direct cost of corrosion is estimated at $3.7 billion. Of this total, maintenance-related expenses are estimated at $1.8 billion, vessel turnaround expenses at $1.4 billion, and fouling costs...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fibtca.t52430107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-253-2
... analysis techniques for microstructural characterization of the materials ( Ref 5.3 ). Image analysis enables quantification of different microstructural features. Quantitative image analysis is a fast, reliable, reproducible, and versatile approach for quantification, analysis, and documentation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060273
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... of their development brings us back to a topic first visited in Chapter 1 in this book—the development of a new tool steel. Table 11.1 Important dates in the development of high-speed steels and tool steels Date Development 1200 B.C. First documented hardened steel tool 350 B.C. Wootz...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pmsspmp.9781627083126
EISBN: 978-1-62708-312-6
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540319
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... the composite systems discussed in the next section, the widely used polymer-matrix composites (PMCs) have received the most attention. Compared to other types of composites, the PMC has been thoroughly studied both theoretically and experimentally. Analytical methods have been fully developed and documented...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... to procure these tools are much shorter. Alterations to the mandrel and other fabrication tools are far easier to implement; thus, design changes are easily implemented. Composites are basically unaffected by stress-corrosion cracking; however, metals are severely limited. Stress corrosion can result...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610585
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... of imperfections may be generally detrimental to the performance or appearance of a product or system. Material defects can be generally described as discontinuities that degrade the performance of a product in some way. Despite measures taken to control, document, measure, analyze, and improve the processes...