Practical Engineering Failure Analysis

Filling a gap in the literature, Practical Engineering Failure Analysis vividly demonstrates the correct methodology to conduct successful failure analyses, as well as offering the background necessary for these investigations. This authoritative reference covers procedures to reduce the occurrence of component failures due to errors in material selection, design, and manufacturing, as well as fatigue, stress, cracking, creep, and operating conditions. A single-source tool to help professionals avoid costly system failures, improve plant operation and system reliability, and prevent accidents related to component malfunction

Hani M. Tawancy, Anwar Ul-Hamid, Nureddin M. Abbas. 5. Stress. Analysis. 5.1.
Introduction. Stress analysis is a branch of mechanics dealing with evaluating the
stresses developed in a part subjected to mechanical forces. It has important ...