COURSE NAME:Metallurgical Failure Analysis


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INTRODUCTION:

 

-       This course contains a general outline of the various mechanisms that are responsible for failures, and describes the procedures and laboratory techniques used in metallurgical failure analysis. Finding the root cause of failures through such investigations can provide valuable feedback to the design and manufacturing groups. In addition to the material properties, component failures are very much affected by the service environment. Engineers should be aware of the potential failure mechanisms so that proper precautions can be taken during the design stage of a system.

OBJECTIVES:

 

-       By successful completion of this short-course, participants

 

  • Understand general failure analysis procedures.
  • Be able to differentiate between the different failure mechanisms.
  • Be knowledgeable in the laboratory testing methods and procedures that can help determine the cause of the failures.
OUTLINE:

Failure analysis is a technique where facts are gathered through investigations and testing and analyzed to determine the root cause of a product failure. The common approach includes:

  1. Obtaining background information such as service/operating conditions, manufacturing history, discussions with the end-user and/or eye witness to the failure,
  2. Site visit to the scene of failure (if applicable), visual examinations, photo documentation,

 

 

  1. Nondestructive examination of the parts to identify nature and presence of defects,
  2. Fractographic exam to determine failure mode,
  3. Destructive tests (chemical, metallurgical, mechanical) to verify conformity to specifications,
  4. Evaluation of all data to draw a conclusion about the failure mechanism.

Daily agenda :

Day One:

  • Failure analysis-general discussion
  • Techniques-optical microscopy, electron microscopy including fractography, nondestructive testing.

 

Day Two:

  • Techniques- corrosion testing and mechanical testing.
  • Residual stress - its effect on failures and measurement
  • FEM analysis

Day Three:

  • Fracture mechanics concepts
  • Ductile fracture
  • Brittle fracture

Day Four:

  • Fatigue crack initiation, growth and fracture
  • Improving fatigue resistance

Day Five:

  • Wear
  • Corrosion

Elevated temperature failures

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

 

-       This course presents a very practical approach to failure analysis for the non-metallurgist as well as for those who are new to the field or those who want an update. It is also designed for technicians and those interested in understanding how knowledge of failure analysis can lead to better productivity.

DURATION:
    • 5 Day(s)
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