Atlas of Material Damage Book

Atlas of Material Damage


  • Author : George Wypych
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-01-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781927885260

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Atlas of Material Damage Excerpt :

Atlas of Material Damage, Second Edition provides a systematic analysis of the modes of damage and morphology of damaged material, and compares the experiences of different industries to provide insight into the most frequently encountered failures, reasons for these failures, and potential improvements to prevent future materials failure. Product reliability is a critical aim of materials scientists and engineers. Uninterrupted performance of manufactured products at typical and extreme conditions of use is the major goal of product development and the most important indicator of material quality. This atlas has microscopic pictures, schematic diagrams, and graphs which show how materials fail, how they are produced to not fail, and how they are designed to perform particular functions to make outstanding products. Findings presented by each illustration are fully explained in the text and labeled. Materials increasingly must have optimal structure and specially designed morphology. The book offers numerous examples of how this special morphology can be achieved in electronics, the plastics industry, the pharmaceutical industry, aerospace, automotive applications, medicine, dentistry, and many other fields. This book provides information on defect formation and materials damage; discusses effect of composition, morphological features and structure of different materials on material performance, durability, and resilience; and analyses the cause of material damage and degradation, and the effect of processing conditions on material damage. Includes data and images for many material types, making this a hard-working reference guide for engineers working in a range of different market sectors Provides core data related to the field Explains the range of test and imaging techniques available, enabling engineers and scientists to take optimal and cost effective decisions Offers an essential tool for identifying material damage and implementing successful maintenance and

Composite Plates Impact Damage Book

Composite Plates Impact Damage


  • Author : Scott R. Finn
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1991-07-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 425
  • ISBN 10 : 0877628688

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Composite Plates Impact Damage Excerpt :

This is a unique X-ray atlas illustrating damage in composite plates caused by non-penetrating impacts. A valuable aid in designing composites for different types of impact resistance. Damage to composite materials caused by non-penetrating impact is often internal, invisible and difficult to detect. This atlas contains more than 400 revealing pictures of impact damage from a variety of loads under a variety of conditions. The parameters are varied systematically to produce useful, reliable design data.

Weathering of Plastics Book

Weathering of Plastics


  • Author : George Wypych
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 1999-12-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815519584

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Weathering of Plastics Excerpt :

In spite of extensive efforts, material weathering testing still requires improvement. This book presents findings and opinions of experts in material degradation testing. The aim is to improve testing methods and procedures. Materials are presented to show that photochemical degradation rate depends on a combination of environmental factors such as UV radiation, temperature, humidity, rain, stress, and concentration of reactive pollutants. The potential effect of each parameter of degradation on data gathered is discussed based on known results from a long experience in testing. This book contains data obtained in laboratories of the largest manufacturers of UV stabilizers and chemical companies that manufacture durable materials. The book gives details of testing procedures and choice of parameters of exposure which are crucial for obtaining laboratory results correlating with environmental performance of materials. In addition to exposure conditions, the book contains many suggestions on sample preparation and post-exposure testing. The effective use of these methods shortens testing time of materials and determines acceleration rate of testing. The book also gives examples of complete, well-designed weathering experiments which may be used as patterns for selection of parameters and techniques for new studies. The areas of research that still require more attention in future studies are clearly indicated.

Structural Rehabilitation of Old Buildings Book

Structural Rehabilitation of Old Buildings


  • Author : Aníbal Costa
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-09-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642396861

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Structural Rehabilitation of Old Buildings Excerpt :

This present book describes the different construction systems and structural materials and elements within the main buildings typologies, and it analyses the particularities of each of them, including, at the end, general aspects concerning laboratory and in-situ testing, numerical modeling, vulnerability assessment and construction maintenance.

Hiring for Work at Overseas Bases Book

Hiring for Work at Overseas Bases


  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1952
  • Genre: Building trades
  • Pages : 573
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B5107067

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Hiring for Work at Overseas Bases Book

Hiring for Work at Overseas Bases


  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Preparedness Subcommittee
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1952
  • Genre: Construction workers
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D020978098

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Hiring for Work at Overseas Bases Excerpt :

Hearings were held in NYC.

Archives Damage Atlas Book

Archives Damage Atlas


  • Author : Peter Defize
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Archival materials
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN 10 : 9081159232

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Archives Damage Atlas Excerpt :

Hulpmiddel bij het herkennen en classificeren van schade aan archiefstukken.

Professional Liability  Law and Insurance Book

Professional Liability Law and Insurance


  • Author : Ray Hodgin
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2020-11-26
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000288025

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Professional Liability Law and Insurance Excerpt :

Professional Liability: Law and Insurance 2nd Edition has been updated in line with changes in the law. With the increase in liability litigation and the growing sophistication of the law in this area, this edition provides an easy-to-read reference source offering a practical analysis of professional negligence.

Corrosion Atlas Case Studies Book

Corrosion Atlas Case Studies


  • Author : Fuad Khoshnaw
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-11-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323858502

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Corrosion Atlas Case Studies Excerpt :

Corrosion engineers today spend enormous amounts of time and money searching multiple detailed sources and variable industry-specific standards to locate known remedies to corrosion equipment problems. Corrosion Atlas Series is the first centralized collection of case studies containing challenges paired directly with solutions together in one location. The second release of content in the series, Corrosion Atlas Case Studies: 2021 Edition, gives engineers expedient daily corrosion solutions for common industrial equipment, no matter the industry. Providing a purely operational level view, this reference is designed as concise case studies categorized by material and includes content surrounding the phenomenon, equipment appearance supported by a color image, time of service, conditions where the corrosion occurred, cause, and suggested remedies within each case study. Additional reference listings for deeper understanding beyond the practical elements are also included. Rounding out with an introductory foundational layer of corrosion principles critical to all engineers, Corrosion Atlas Case Studies: 2021 Edition delivers the daily tool required for engineers today to solve their equipment’s corrosion problems. Solves equipment failure with easy-to-find remedies organized by essential elements such as materials, system, part, cause, environmental, and phenomenon Grasps fundamental corrosion elements on all major industrial pieces of equipment, no matter the industry Identify failures by appearance with color figures within each case study

Preventive Conservation   From Climate and Damage Monitoring to a Systemic and Integrated Approach Book

Preventive Conservation From Climate and Damage Monitoring to a Systemic and Integrated Approach


  • Author : Aziliz Vandesande
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-14
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000263732

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Preventive Conservation From Climate and Damage Monitoring to a Systemic and Integrated Approach Excerpt :

The concept of preventive conservation has successfully introduced the knowledge that "prevention is better than cure" into the built heritage sector. The benefits of this approach are the cost-effectiveness, the improved protection of heritage values, the reduced risk for accumulating deterioration and additional damage, the prolongation of the physical service life of buildings and building parts and the empowerment of local communities in dealing with heritage. Increasingly, arguments rise against reactive treatment patterns, which result too often in postponed interventions and increasing costs for restoration. WTA-Nederland-Vlaanderen, the Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation and the Civil Engineering Department of KU Leuven jointly organised an international conference on preventive conservation approaches - including climate and damage monitoring - and how to implement these monitoring tools within a systemic approach. The conference took place in context of the international WTA days, 3-5 April 2019, and the 10th anniversary of the UNESCO Chair on Preventive Conservation, Monitoring and Maintenance of Monuments and Sites (PRECOM3OS). The contributions meet the increasing demand for information, case studies and practical examples to support the transition towards more preventive rather than reactive conservation actions. The volume aims at academics and professionals involved or interested in the conservation of buildings, building parts and heritage.

Friction  Wear  and Erosion Atlas Book

Friction Wear and Erosion Atlas


  • Author : Kenneth G. Budinski
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 309
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466587274

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Friction Wear and Erosion Atlas Excerpt :

Friction, wear, and erosion are major issues in mechanical engineering and materials science, resulting in major costs to businesses operating in the automotive, biomedical, petroleum/oil/gas, and structural engineering industries. The good news is, by understanding what friction, wear, or erosion mode predominates in a mechanism or device, you can take action to prevent its costly failure. Seeing Is Believing Containing nearly 300 photos of component failures, macro- and micrographs of surface damage, and schematics on material removal mechanisms collected over 50 years of tribology consulting and research, Friction, Wear, and Erosion Atlas is a must-have quick reference for tribology professionals and laymen alike. Complete with detailed explanations of every friction, wear, and erosion process, the atlas’ catalog of images is supported by a wealth of practical guidance on: Diagnosing the specific causes of part failure Identifying popular modes of wear, including rolling and impact, with a special emphasis on adhesion and abrasion Understanding manifestations of friction, such as force traces from a laboratory test rig for a variety of test couples Recognizing liquid droplet, solid particle, slurry, equal impingement, and cavitation modes of erosion Developing solutions to process-limiting problems Featuring a glossary of tribology terms and definitions, as well as hundreds of visual representations, Friction, Wear, and Erosion Atlas is both user friendly and useful. It not only raises awareness of the importance of tribology, but provides guidance for how designers can proactively mitigate tribology concerns.