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Author González Velázquez, Jorge Luis, author

Title Fractography and failure analysis / Jorge Luis González-Velázquez
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Structural integrity ; volume 3
Structural integrity ; v. 3
Contents The fractographic examination -- Elements of Fractography -- Brittle and ductile fracture -- Fatigue fracture -- Encironmentally assisted fracture -- failure analysis of fractured components
Summary This book presents fractography and failure analysis at a level that is accessible for non-expert readers, without losing scientific rigor. It offers a comprehensive description of fracture surfaces in engineering materials, with an emphasis on metals, and of the methodology for the observation of fracture surfaces. It also discusses in detail the main fracture mechanisms and their corresponding fracture surfaces, including brittle, ductile, fatigue, and environmental fractures. The last chapter is dedicated to the use of fractography in determining of the causes component failure. In modern engineering, the analysis of fractured components is a common practice in many fields, such as integrity management systems, materials science research, and failure investigations. As such this book is useful for engineers, scientists, engineering students, loss adjuster surveyors and any professional dealing with fractured components
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 28, 2018)
Subject Fracture mechanics -- Methodology.
Materials -- Fatigue.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3319766511 (electronic bk.)
9783319766515 (electronic bk.)