Annotation Intended for students and practitioners at all levels of experience, this hefty volume focuses on the root causes of failures and provides a framework for understanding their occurrence. It discusses the various aspects of failure and failure prevention, the methods of structural life assessment, and the principles, techniques, and tools of failure analysis. Also, specific sections address in detail the types of failures, including those related to corrosion, fractures, and wear. The Handbook Committee includes representatives of government and industry. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).A discrete random variable is limited to the integers, for example, the number of trucks on a bridge at any time. ... The equations for the PDF, CDF, mean, standard deviation, mode, and so on may be found in many references (e.g., Ref 27).
|Title||:||Failure analysis and prevention|
|Author||:||William T. Becker, Roch J. Shipley, ASM International. Handbook Committee|