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fractography

(frækˈtɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Civil Engineering) engineering the study of fractures or cracks in a material, esp metal, in order to predict or identify the cause of a failure in a structure
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The analysis of crank shaft failure reveals a crack at surface originated due to sharp boundaries of primary type I graphite nucleated in pearlitic matrix may be the root cause of fatigue failure based on the fractography analysis [2].
Quasi-static/fatigue fractography observation was also done in this study using a scanning electron microscope (SEM) to get a better understanding of the underlying failure mechanisms.
Fractography was performed on select samples with aid of a Scanning Electron Microscope.
After ring-on-ring loading, parts were evaluated via fractography to characterize the different types of flaws present and to measure the critical flaw depths.
L R O Hein, K A Campos, P C R O Caltabiano and K G Kostov, A Brief Discussion About Image Quality and SEM Methods for Quantitative Fractography of Polymer Composites, SCANNING, Vol.
The aircraft is now in the teardown inspection and fractography phase of the test program.
Fractography is the study of the fracture surfaces of materials, including plastics.
Is it possible to explain the occurrence of brittle fracture in polyethylene with fractography and chemical analysis?
Topics of the 33 selected papers include the structural and mechanical characterization of hard layers obtained by plasma jet thermal spraying, determining and analyzing the dynamic loaded screws by structural analysis fractography and numerical simulation, determining some mechanical characteristics by the vibration testing of welded structures with tubular wire, optimizing the electrode processing methodology for the resistance spot welding of aluminum, deconstructing existing railway and highway bridges, and experimental research regarding the tensile properties of some polypropylene-based biocomposites reinforced with hemp shives.
This new capability allows IMR to offer high-quality failure analysis services, including metallurgical failure analysis, fractography, elemental analysis, and high-resolution photomicrographs.