Failure Analysis of Engineering Materials by Charles Brooks

Failure Analysis of Engineering Materials

byCharles Brooks, Ashok Choudhury

Hardcover | December 26, 2001

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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.

About The Author

CHARLES R. BROOKS is Professor of Metallurgical Engineering and Alumni Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee. He has received several teaching awards, including the M.E. Brooks Distinguished Faculty Award of the College of Engineering and the Albert Easton White Teaching Award from ASM International. ...

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Title:Failure Analysis of Engineering MaterialsFormat:HardcoverPublished:December 26, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071357580

ISBN - 13:9780071357586

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Mechanical Aspects and Macroscopic Fracture-Surface Orientation

Chapter 3: Fracture Mechanisms and Microfractographic Features

Chapter 4: Fracture Modes and Macrofractographic Features

Chapter 5: Failure Analysis of Composites

Chapter 6: Electronic Failure Analysis

Chapter 7: Case Studies

Appendix A: Temperature Conversions

Appendix B: Metric Conversion Factors

Appendix C: Converting Common Units from the English to the Metric (SI)

Appendix D: Rockwell C and B Hardness Numbers for Steel

Appendix E: The Relations Between ASTM Grain Size and Average Grain "Diameter"

Appendix F: Comments on Magnification Markers

Appendix G: Acronyms Used in Electronic Failure Analysis

Index