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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Oil and Gas Industry

Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Oil and Gas Industry Author Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
ISBN-10 9780081001264
Release 2015-09-01
Pages 448
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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis: With Case Studies from the Oil and Gas Industry provides an updated understanding on why materials fail in specific situations, a vital element in developing and engineering new alternatives. This handbook covers analysis of materials failure in the oil and gas industry, where a single failed pipe can result in devastating consequences for people, wildlife, the environment, and the economy of a region. The book combines introductory sections on failure analysis with numerous real world case studies of pipelines and other types of materials failure in the oil and gas industry, including joint failure, leakage in crude oil storage tanks, failure of glass fibre reinforced epoxy pipes, and failure of stainless steel components in offshore platforms, amongst others. Introduces readers to modern analytical techniques in materials failure analysis Combines foundational knowledge with current research on the latest developments and innovations in the field Includes numerous compelling case studies of materials failure in oil and gas pipelines and drilling platforms



Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Aerospace and Automotive Industries

Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Aerospace and Automotive Industries Author Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
ISBN-10 9780128011775
Release 2015-09-01
Pages 524
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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis: With Case Studies from the Aerospace and Automotive Industries provides a thorough understanding of the reasons materials fail in certain situations, covering important scenarios, including material defects, mechanical failure as a result of improper design, corrosion, surface fracture, and other environmental causes. The book begins with a general overview of materials failure analysis and its importance, and then logically proceeds from a discussion of the failure analysis process, types of failure analysis, and specific tools and techniques, to chapters on analysis of materials failure from various causes. Later chapters feature a selection of newer examples of failure analysis cases in such strategic industrial sectors as aerospace, oil & gas, and chemicals. Covers the most common types of materials failure, analysis, and possible solutions Provides the most up-to-date and balanced coverage of failure analysis, combining foundational knowledge, current research on the latest developments, and innovations in the field Ideal accompaniment for those interested in materials forensic investigation, failure of materials, static failure analysis, dynamic failure analysis, fatigue life prediction, rotorcraft, failure prediction, fatigue crack propagation, bevel pinion failure, gasketless flange, thermal barrier coatings Presents compelling new case studies from key industries to demonstrate concepts Highlights the role of site conditions, operating conditions at the time of failure, history of equipment and its operation, corrosion product sampling, metallurgical and electrochemical factors, and morphology of failure



Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis

Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis Author Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
ISBN-10 9780081019290
Release 2018-04-27
Pages 372
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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis: With Case Studies from the Construction Industry provides a thorough understanding of the reasons materials fail in certain situations, covering important scenarios including material defects, mechanical failure due to various causes, and improper material selection and/or corrosive environment. The book begins with a general overview of materials failure analysis and its importance, and then logically proceeds from a discussion of the failure analysis process, types of failure analysis, and specific tools and techniques, to chapters on analysis of materials failure from various causes. Failure can occur for several reasons, including: materials defects-related failure, materials design-related failure, or corrosion-related failures. The suitability of the materials to work in a definite environment is an important issue. The results of these failures can be catastrophic in the worst case scenarios, causing loss of life. This important reference covers the most common types of materials failure, and provides possible solutions. Provides the most up-to-date and balanced coverage of failure analysis, combining foundational knowledge and current research on the latest developments and innovations in the field Offers an ideal accompaniment for those interested in materials forensic investigation, failure of materials, static failure analysis, dynamic failure analysis, and fatigue life prediction Presents compelling new case studies from key industries to demonstrate concepts and to assist users in avoiding costly errors that could result in catastrophic events



Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies From the Aerospace and Automotive Industries With Case Studies From the Aerospace Chemical and Oil and Gas Industries

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Handbook of Case Histories in Failure Analysis Volume 1

Handbook of Case Histories in Failure Analysis  Volume 1 Author Khlefa Alarbe Esaklul
ISBN-10 0871704536
Release 1992-01-01
Pages 504
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How others have solved failures in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, utilities, oil and gas, petrochemical, biomedical, ground transportation, off-highway vehicles, and more. Each case history adheres to a standard format starting with background information and guides you step by step through the failure investigation.



Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Chemicals Concrete and Power Industries

Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis with Case Studies from the Chemicals  Concrete and Power Industries Author Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
ISBN-10 9780081001257
Release 2015-09-07
Pages 470
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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis: With Case Studies from the Chemicals, Concrete and Power Industries provides an in-depth examination of materials failure in specific situations, a vital component in both developing and engineering new solutions. 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. Material defects, mechanical failure as a result of improper design, corrosion, surface fracture, and other failure mechanisms are described in the context of real world case studies involving steam generators, boiler tubes, gas turbine blades, welded structures, chemical conversion reactors and more. This book is an indispensable reference for engineers and scientists studying the mechanisms of failure in these fields. Introduces readers to modern analytical techniques in materials failure analysis Combines foundational knowledge with current research on the latest developments and innovations in the field Includes many compelling case studies of materials failure in chemical processing plants, concrete structures, and power generation systems



Handbook of Environmental Degradation of Materials

Handbook of Environmental Degradation of Materials Author Myer Kutz
ISBN-10 9780815517498
Release 2005-06-02
Pages 610
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Industry pays an enormous price for material degradation. The Handbook of Environmental Degradation of Materials outlines these costs, but more importantly, explains how to measure, analyze, and prevent environmental degradation for a wide range of indsutrial materials. Experts from around the world share how a diverse set of industries cope with the degradation of metals, polymers, reinforced concrete, clothing, and wood under adverse environmental conditions such as weather, seawater, and fire. Case studies show how organizations from small consulting firms to corporate giants design and manufacture products that are more resistant to environmental effects. By implementing these standards companies of all sizes should realize savings beneficial to their operations.



Metal Failures

Metal Failures Author Arthur J. McEvily
ISBN-10 9781118421161
Release 2013-08-26
Pages 504
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One of the only texts available to cover not only how failure occurs but also examine methods developed to expose the reasons for failure, Metal Failures has long been considered the most definitive and authoritative resources in metallurgical failure analysis. Now in a completely revised edition, this Second Edition features updates of all chapters plus new coverage of elastic behavior and plastic deformation, localized necking, the phenomenological aspects of fatigue, fatigue crack propagation, alloys and coatings, tensors and tensor notations, and much more.



Handbook of Liquefied Natural Gas

Handbook of Liquefied Natural Gas Author Saeid Mokhatab
ISBN-10 9780124046450
Release 2013-10-15
Pages 624
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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a commercially attractive phase of the commodity that facilitates the efficient handling and transportation of natural gas around the world. The LNG industry, using technologies proven over decades of development, continues to expand its markets, diversify its supply chains and increase its share of the global natural gas trade. The Handbook of Liquefied Natural Gas is a timely book as the industry is currently developing new large sources of supply and the technologies have evolved in recent years to enable offshore infrastructure to develop and handle resources in more remote and harsher environments. It is the only book of its kind, covering the many aspects of the LNG supply chain from liquefaction to regasification by addressing the LNG industries’ fundamentals and markets, as well as detailed engineering and design principles. A unique, well-documented, and forward-thinking work, this reference book provides an ideal platform for scientists, engineers, and other professionals involved in the LNG industry to gain a better understanding of the key basic and advanced topics relevant to LNG projects in operation and/or in planning and development. Highlights the developments in the natural gas liquefaction industries and the challenges in meeting environmental regulations Provides guidelines in utilizing the full potential of LNG assets Offers advices on LNG plant design and operation based on proven practices and design experience Emphasizes technology selection and innovation with focus on a “fit-for-purpose design Updates code and regulation, safety, and security requirements for LNG applications



Electronic Failure Analysis Handbook

Electronic Failure Analysis Handbook Author Perry L. Martin
ISBN-10 0070410445
Release 1999
Pages 520
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For electronic parts suppliers, systems designers, and fabricators--to help protect against product and system failure: Features: components ranging from microelectronics to wires and cables; a wealth of case studies; extremely comprehensive coverage of the entire industry.



Corrosion Failures

Corrosion Failures Author K. Elayaperumal
ISBN-10 9780470455647
Release 2015-04-27
Pages 256
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This book, the first of its kind, provides practical case studies of corrosion-induced failures that have occurred in process equipment in the engineering/ process industries in the recent past, along with the authors' analysis. Chapters deal with Basics of Corrosion, Importance of Failure Analysis, and Standard Methodology of Failure Analysis before presenting the case studies. Satifying the needs of practicing engineers, this book helps companies save money and increase profits by avoiding process equipment downtime due to major failures.



Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry

Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry Author B.S. Dhillon
ISBN-10 9781498746571
Release 2016-04-27
Pages 213
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An Insightful Guide to Avoiding Offshore Oil- and Gas-Industry Disaster Designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining offshore oil and gas industry equipment and systems can sometimes result in accidents, injuries, and other serious problems. Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Practical Approach focuses on oil and gas industry equipment reliability, offers useful and up-to-date information on the subject, and covers in a single volume the most common safety and reliability engineering issues in the oil and gas industry. The book introduces the latest developments in the area, and provides relevant methods and approaches. It also presents important aspects of various case studies on major accidents in the oil and gas industry, and considers human factors that contribute to accidents and fatalities in the area of oil and gas. Additionally, this book describes: Mathematical concepts Oil and gas industry equipment reliability characteristics Accident data and analysis Mathematical models used for performing safety and reliability-related analyses in the industry Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Practical Approach covers important aspects of safety in the offshore oil and gas industry. A reference designed with engineering professionals in mind, this book can also be used in oil- and gas-industry-related courses, and serves as a guide for anyone concerned with safety and reliability in the area of oil and gas.



Practical Handbook of Material Flow Analysis

Practical Handbook of Material Flow Analysis Author Paul H. Brunner
ISBN-10 0203507207
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 336
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The first-ever book on this subject establishes a rigid, transparent and useful methodology for investigating the material metabolism of anthropogenic systems. Using Material Flow Analysis (MFA), the main sources, flows, stocks, and emissions of man-made and natural materials can be determined. By demonstrating the application of MFA, this book reveals how resources can be conserved and the environment protected within complex systems. The fourteen case studies presented exemplify the potential for MFA to contribute to sustainable materials management. Exercises throughout the book deepen comprehension and expertise. The authors have had success in applying MFA to various fields, and now promote the use of MFA so that future engineers and planners have a common method for solving resource-oriented problems.



Failure Analysis of Engineering Materials

Failure Analysis of Engineering Materials Author Charlie R. Brooks
ISBN-10 0071357580
Release 2002
Pages 602
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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.



Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles

Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles Author Dennis P. Nolan
ISBN-10 1437778585
Release 2010-12-15
Pages 340
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Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles: for Oil, Gas, Chemical and Related Facilities is a general engineering handbook that provides an overview for understanding problems of fire and explosion at oil, gas, and chemical facilities. This handbook offers information about current safety management practices and technical engineering improvements. It also provides practical knowledge about the effects of hydrocarbon fires and explosions and their prevention, mitigation principals, and methodologies. This handbook offers an overview of oil and gas facilities, and it presents insights into the philosophy of protection principles. Properties of hydrocarbons, as well as the characteristics of its releases, fires and explosions, are also provided in this handbook. The book includes chapters about fire- and explosion-resistant systems, fire- and gas-detection systems, alarm systems, and methods of fire suppression. The handbook ends with a discussion about human factors and ergonomic considerations, including human attitude, field devices, noise control, panic, and security. People involved with fire and explosion prevention, such as engineers and designers, will find this book invaluable. A unique practical guide to preventing fires and explosions at oil and gas facilities, based on the author’s extensive experience in the industry An essential reference tool for engineers, designers and others facing fire protection issues Based on the latest NFPA standards and interpretations



Emerging Applications of Nanoparticles and Architectural Nanostructures

Emerging Applications of Nanoparticles and Architectural Nanostructures Author Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
ISBN-10 9780128135167
Release 2018-03-22
Pages 668
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Emerging Applications of Nanoparticles and Architecture Nanostructures: Current Prospects and Future Trends discusses the most important current applications of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures in a comprehensive, detailed manner. The book covers major applications of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures, taking into account their unusual shapes and high surface areas. In particular, coverage is given to applications in aerospace, automotive, batteries, sensors, smart textile design, energy conversion, color imaging, printing, computer chips, medical implants, pharmacy, cosmetics, and more. In addition, the book discusses the future of research in these areas. This is a valuable reference for both materials scientists, chemical and mechanical engineers working both in R&D and academia who want to learn more on how nanoparticles and nanomaterials are commercially applied. Provides an in-depth look at the properties of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures in terms of their applicability for industrial uses Analyzes the most recent advances and industrial applications of different types of nanoparticles and architecture nanostructures, taking into account their unusual structures and compositions Identifies novel nanometric particles and architectures that are of particular value for applications and the techniques required to use them effectively



Handbook of Practical Cathodic Corrosion Protection

Handbook of Practical Cathodic Corrosion Protection Author Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
ISBN-10 3319089110
Release 2017-01-30
Pages 2700
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This handbook discusses and reviews the most recent trends in cathodic protection of metallic structures such as pipelines and buried tanks, widely used in many strategic industries such as petroleum, petrochemical, chemical applications. It contains very important practical points about designing, calculations, installation, performance, maintenance and troubleshooting of the cathodic protection systems. In sections 1 and 2, metals corrosion and processes and corrosion electrochemical theories and cathodic protection of the materials are discussed. Section 3 examines cathodic protection criteria, unpleasant consequences of cathodic protection under and above allowable levels. In section 4, field measurements and evaluations of cathodic protection as well as cathodic protection design are explored. Section 5 addresses necessary precautionary actions in cathodic protection with special emphasis on the interfering cases and their controlling techniques. In section 6, after study of cathodic protection through applying electricity (impressed) current, designing principles, calculations, installation and properties of all materials utilized in the technique are assessed. Section 7 discusses cathodic protection through sacrificial anodes, designing principles, calculations, installation, performance, and properties of all consumed materials. Section 8 introduces illustrated practical samples for cathodic protection of the structures. Section 9 addresses some challenges and problems associated with the design of cathodic protection systems and the possible approaches for solving and then analyzing them. Section 10 focuses on the practical techniques for installation and execution of cathodic protection systems. Section 11 contains very important recommendations and advices about inspections and precise adjustment of cathodic protection systems. Section 12 is allocated to practical and principal approaches for maintaining and monitoring of the cathodic protection systems. The authors of this book will provide a list of the most advanced remarks and approaches for the development of cathodic protection science in a practical and applicable manner for serving many strategic industries such as petroleum and petrochemical. It is an important source for corrosion scientists and engineers.