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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the role of failure analysis in cases involving product liability, property damage, and personal injury litigation. It also explains how material science and technology shed light on criminal activities such as smuggling, counterfeiting, theft, and the willful...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... simulated service conditions (special tests) Analysis of all the evidence, formulation of conclusions, and writing the report (including recommendations). Writing a report may not be necessary in many product litigation cases; it is best to follow the advice of the attorney or client with whom...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
.... Service failures may result in: Fatalities Injuries to personnel Damage to property Shutdown of an entire plant Loss of production Ecological problems such as release of hazardous materials Expensive and prolonged litigations affecting the credibility of the manufacturers...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Wiley , New York , 1974 Colangelo V.J. and Thornton P.A. , Engineering Aspects of Product Liability , American Society for Metals , 1981 Collins J.A. , Failure of Materials in Mechanical Design: Analysis, Prediction and Prevention , Wiley-Interscience , New York...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... be obvious or quite subtle. The following list summarizes a few commonly encountered contaminant sources: Packaging materials may contaminate products. This can occur even with new packaging materials if the packing material flakes, generates dust, exudes oil, or otherwise transfers substances from...
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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: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.9781627082709
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790175
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
..., it seems that the carbon content was rarely low enough for rustless iron. The Wilds had no saleable product, and they went bankrupt in 1930. They were apparently never heard from again. Clarence Ewing Tuttle bought the Rustless Iron Company. The Rustless Process A.L. Feild ( Fig. 15 ), working along...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
...) Analysis of all the evidence, formulation of conclusions, and writing the report (including recommendations). Writing a report may not be necessary in many product litigation cases; it is best to follow the advice of the attorney or client with whom the analyst is working. This list is quite...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... to catastrophic engine failure and aircraft loss, then the company focus might be on the stress rupture failure cause, even though it occurs only 2% of the time. Statistics can also point to trends over time or over the life cycle of a certain product line. Tracking the life of a particular product design...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... no effect on the function or the service life of cast components but will give an unsatisfactory appearance or will make further processing, such as machining, more costly. Depending on the context of an investigation, the term defect may also have particular meaning, especially when litigation...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... through design and inspection Sectors of the economy that pay for fracture and prevention Motor vehicles and parts 12.5 billion Residential and nonresidential construction 10.0 billion Aircraft and parts 6.7 billion Structural metal and other fabricated metal products 5.5 billion...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
..., defined as the deterioration of a metal due to chemical or electrochemical reactions with its environment ( Ref 1 ), is of enormous economic cost to society. The most recent U.S. cost study was conducted in 1998 and estimated the direct costs of corrosion at 3.1 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
..., nickel and chromium, give rise consists in the important property (which forms the subject of researches at the present time) which they communicate to the said products, steels and irons. “This quality adapts them for a number of purposes and uses for which irons containing carbon and manganese...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... analysis sample collection sample examination report writing failure mode analysis mechanical test nondestructive test microstructural examination fractographs micrographs The objective of all manufacturing is to produce an economical, reliable product whether it is an automobile, an airplane...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.9781627083560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870201
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... in Boston. Barsom and Rolfe ( Ref 9.1 ) in an excellent text on fracture mechanics have provided a graphic description of the incident. They point out that the molasses flowed over many city streets, killing a dozen humans and numerous horses (and no doubt many other smaller creatures). Much litigation...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... a cracklike defect. Conventional approaches based only on a critical stress or strain are not adequate in these cases. A full fracture mechanics analysis may not be required in cases where the costs are relatively low, people have not been injured, and even when litigation is involved. Many failures can...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... on the shop floor may have replaced that specification a few months ago through production documentation. This is important information that would be missed by merely reviewing the drawing. Review all documentation and records available on operational history and fabrication. Time consuming? Yes. Tedious? Yes...