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Solve, correct, and avoid critical material failure problems
Expertly analyze failures in common materials with Failure Analysis of Engineering Materials. This investigatory/analytical tool by Charles R. Brooks and Ashok Choudhury is a time-saving, one-stop reference for engineers. A soundly written introduction to principals and practices, it’s invaluable for failure inquiries involving metals, ceramics, plastics, composites, and electronic materials. You get:
* Practical, hands-on help with selecting and justifying analytic methods
* Numerous case studies that illustrate the use of analytical tools to determine the condition of the material
* Comparative fractographs to help you pinpoint fracture type.
About the Author
CHARLES R. BROOKS is Professor of Metallurgical Engineering and Alumni Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee. He has received several teaching awards, including the M.E. Brooks Distinguished Faculty Award of the College of Engineering and the Albert Easton White Teaching Award from ASM International. He is also a Fellow of ASM International.
ASHOK CHOUDHURY is Commercialization Manager for the Office of Technology Transfer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is the recipient of several teaching awards and technology transfer awards, and a co-recipient of an R&D 100 Award.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Mechanical Aspects and Macroscopic Fracture-Surface Orientation Chapter 3: Fracture Mechanisms and Microfractographic Features Chapter 4: Fracture Modes and Macrofractographic Features Chapter 5: Failure Analysis of Composites Chapter 6: Electronic Failure Analysis Chapter 7: Case Studies
Appendix A: Temperature Conversions
Appendix B: Metric Conversion Factors
Appendix C: Converting Common Units from the English to the Metric (SI)
Appendix D: Rockwell C and B Hardness Numbers for Steel
Appendix E: The Relations Between ASTM Grain Size and Average Grain "Diameter"
Appendix F: Comments on Magnification Markers
Appendix G: Acronyms Used in Electronic Failure Analysis
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