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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses corrosion prevention methods used with aluminum and its alloys. The methods range from relatively straightforward measures, such as proper handling and storage, to advanced early warning corrosion monitoring systems for military aircraft. The chapter summarizes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230499
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... Abstract Beryllium-related lung diseases were first reported in the 1930s, several years after the emergence of beryllium metals in manufactured products. Since then, there have been numerous studies around the world and continued refinement of recommendations and safety standards. This chapter...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... coatings, and health and safety concerns. aluminum-beryllium alloys beryllium corrosion protection forming powder consolidation powder production BERYLLIUM is a metal with an unusual combination of physical and mechanical properties that make it particularly effective in optical components...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1984
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mpp.t67850060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-260-0
... cures. It also provides recommendations for handling specific materials and addresses safety concerns. light microscopy metallographic sectioning specimen preparation References 1. Kehl G. L. : The Principles of Metallographic Laboratory...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... and use of better materials, with enhanced reliability and safety of operations. In some cases, the entire plant has been redesigned or the entire manufacturing process altered to ensure better safety standards. The design codes, standards, specifications, and regulations for various engineering...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... References 1. Air Safety Online, aviation accident database , www.crashdatabase.com (Web site accessed December 2004) 2. Helicopter Crashes, Willis & Associates , www.helicopter-crashes.com (Web site accessed March 2005) Statistics are an important part of a failure investigation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
..., failure analysis helps considerably in improving the reliability and safety of machinery and structural hardware that form the heart of modern industries. In the last few decades, systematic failure investigations carried out on several failed components have generated a fund of useful information for...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... issue. The primary safety concern with gaseous nitrogen or helium is that they are asphyxiants, able to displace the normal oxygen levels in air under certain conditions. Because they are odorless, tasteless, colorless, and nonirritating, there are no warning properties. An oxygen-deficient atmosphere...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... component or equipment. Table 1 Historic failures and their impact on life-assessment concerns Failure Year Reason for failure Life-assessment developments Titanic 1912 Ship hits iceberg and watertight compartments rupture. Improvement in steel grades Safety procedures established...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... used successfully to design and build sophisticated systems such as aircraft systems, where safety is paramount. Such an extensive test program should not be required for many applications in which unexpected product failure would not result in injury or death. Design allowables are statistically...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260233
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... the product development cycle. The ability to define accurately these needs, including design, performance, price, safety, delivery, and so on, will place a manufacturer ahead of competitors in the market. Quality control is used to obtain control of quality in a production process and to monitor...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980551
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... (individual commercial processes) should be established, to receive not only the element of the QMS but also additional elements, including environmental management (ISO 14000) and other areas such as safety and maintenance in the form of modules. A total system is then developed into which the individual...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... investigation of TWA Flight 800. The aircraft in this July 17, 1996 flight carrying 230 people from New York to Paris exploded shortly after takeoff. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) failure investigation took four years, and it concluded that a stray wire in the center wing fuel tank caused...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
...; however, metals are severely limited. Stress corrosion can result in spontaneous failures without warning or any evidence of impending failures. Safety in metal RMCs is generally addressed by assigning higher safety factors than normally used in composites. The low cost of the raw materials used in...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... safety it is often not as serious (or as sudden) as fracture, because wear is usually anticipated. Failures can also be induced by service temperatures. Examples include creep deformation and rupture at elevated temperature, or the brittle fracture of body-centered cubic (bcc) metals at low temperatures...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... downtime for maintenance or repair, and even catastrophic failure that impacts health, environment, and safety. Operators implement corrosion control measures to prevent such damage, including use of corrosion-inhibitor treatments; however, performance data are rarely available to help optimize the dosing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
..., moonless conditions hinder spotting them at night. Here is where we learn about the great captain, the good captain, the bad captain, and the terrible captain. The great captain would heed the technical expert’s warning and slow the ship until morning in order to avert a potentially disastrous...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910427
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... allows workers to follow the effectiveness of a corrosion-control system and provides early warning when damaging conditions arise. It is beyond the scope of this chapter to present a detailed description of all corrosion tests and/or tests for specific forms of corrosion. Instead, a general overview...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... – 16 10.3141/1814-02 3. “ Loss of Control and Impact with Pacific Ocean Alaska Airlines Flight 261 McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N963AS about 2.7 Miles North of Anacapa Island, California, January 31, 2000, ” NTSB/AAR-02/01, National Transportation Safety Board, Adopted Dec 30 , 2002 , Notation...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... hedges by lifting it into the air and holding it. Obviously, this idea produced an accident. Reportedly, the two men successfully sued the lawnmower company on the grounds that they had not been told not to operate the equipment in that manner. Manufacturers now include a label warning users to keep...