Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Chemicals, Concrete and Power Industries, 1st Edition

  • Abel Makhlouf
  • Published By: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN-10: 0081001258
  • ISBN-13: 9780081001257
  • DDC: 620.1126
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 470 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This handbook covers analysis of materials failure in the chemical, power, and structures arenas, where the failure of a single component can result in devastating consequences and costs. This title includes many compelling case studies of materials failure in chemical processing plants, concrete structures, and power generation systems. This book is an indispensable reference for engineers and scientists studying the mechanisms of failure in these fields.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Progressive Failures of Components in Chemical Process Industry: Case History Investigation and Root-Cause Analysis.
2: Engineering Failure Analysis in Chemical Process Industries.
3: Boiler Tube Failures: Some Case Studies.
4: Creep Damage of High Alloyed Reformer Tubes.
5: Failure Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Chloride Penetration and Reinforcements Corrosion.
6: Nonlinear 3D Finite-Element Modeling for Structural Failure Analysis of Concrete Sleepers/Bearers at an Urban Turnout Diamond.
7: Investigation of Failure Behavior of Thin-Walled Tubular Components and Development of a Procedure for Evaluation of Their Mechanical and Fracture Properties.
8: Seismic Risk of RC Water Storage Elevated Tanks: Case Study.
9: Reliability and Material Failure Analysis of Water and Wastewater Systems: Case Studies.
10: A Reliable Analysis Method for Estimating Large Excavator Structural Strength.
11: The Reliability Design of Mechanical System and its Parametric Accelerated Life Testing.
12: A Nonlocal Damage Mechanics-Based Approach Suitable for Failure Assessment and Remaining Life Estimation of Critical Industrial Components.
13: A Concise Filtergram Wear Particle Atlas and Some Case Studies.
14: Fatigue Failure Analysis of Welded Structures: an Overview and a Case Study.
15: Welding-Associated Failures in Power Boilers.
16: Degradation of Protective PVD Coatings.
17: Application of Pyrolysis 17 Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (Py-GC/MS) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) in Failure Analysis for the Identification of Organic Compounds in Chemical, Rubber, and Automotive Industry.