Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Aerospace and Automotive Industries

Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Aerospace and Automotive Industries

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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis: With Case Studies from the Aerospace and Automotive Industries provides a thorough understanding of the reasons materials fail in certain situations, covering important scenarios, including material defects, mechanical failure as a result of improper design, corrosion, surface fracture, and other environmental causes. The book begins with a general overview of materials failure analysis and its importance, and then logically proceeds from a discussion of the failure analysis process, types of failure analysis, and specific tools and techniques, to chapters on analysis of materials failure from various causes. Later chapters feature a selection of newer examples of failure analysis cases in such strategic industrial sectors as aerospace, oil & gas, and chemicals.
Covers the most common types of materials failure, analysis, and possible solutionsProvides the most up-to-date and balanced coverage of failure analysis, combining foundational knowledge, current research on the latest developments, and innovations in the fieldIdeal accompaniment for those interested in materials forensic investigation, failure of materials, static failure analysis, dynamic failure analysis, fatigue life prediction, rotorcraft, failure prediction, fatigue crack propagation, bevel pinion failure, gasketless flange, thermal barrier coatingsPresents compelling new case studies from key industries to demonstrate conceptsHighlights the role of site conditions, operating conditions at the time of failure, history of equipment and its operation, corrosion product sampling, metallurgical and electrochemical factors, and morphology of failure
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 524 pages
  • 191 x 235mm
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • 9780128011775

Table of contents

Part A. Failure Analysis in Aircraft and Aerospace Structures
1. Strategies for Static Failure Analysis on Aerospace Structures
2. Strategies for Dynamic Failure Analysis on Aerospace Structures
3. The Evolution of Failure Analysis at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and Lessons Learned
4. Fleet Impact Resulting from a Space Shuttle Columbia Main Engine Controller Wire Failure during Mission STS-93
5. Fatigue Crack of a Forged 7075-T6 Aluminum Alloy Lever Reverse of the Canopy Balancing System of Alenia Aermacchi MB 339 and a Main Rotor Blade of HH-3F
6. Failure Investigations of Helicopter Tail Rotor Gearbox Casings at Agustawestland Limited
7. Aerospace Failures of Rotorcraft and Fixed Wing Aircraft
8. Suspension and Landing Gear Failures
9. Fatigue as a Cause of Failure of Aircraft Engine Cylinder Head
10. Analysis of an Aero-Engine Bevel Pinion Failure
11. Failure Analysis of Ruptured Bolts used for Front Bearing Support of LARZAC Engine of Alpha Jet
12. A Failure-Processing Scheme Based on Kalman Prediction and the Reliability Analysis for 25kva Generators used on IDF
13. Case Studies of Fatigue Failure in Aircraft Structural Components
14. Chemical Analysis Techniques for Failure Analysis, Part 1: Common Instrumental Methods
15. Chemical Analysis Techniques for Failure Analysis, Part 2: Examples from the Lab
Part B. Failure Analysis in Automotive and Transportation Structures
16. Characterization of Steel Cut-edge Properties for Improved Life Predictions for Preventing Automotive Structural Failure
17. Failure Analysis Cases of Components of Automotive and Locomotive Engines
18. Failure Mechanisms and Modes Analysis of Automotive Exhaust Components and Systems
19. Failure of Structural Parts for Large Road Vehicles
20. Failure of Steel Couplings used in Railway Transport
21. Failure Analysis and Prevention in Powertrains
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