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ASM Principles Of Failure Analysis - Online Course

Online | Product code: 23312K

Price: $1400.00 Member Price: $1200.00

Course Overview

  • Profit from failure analysis techniques
  • Understand general failure analysis procedures
  • Learn fundamental sources of failures


This course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice of failure analysis. It presents a very practical approach to failure analysis for the non-metallurgist as well as for those who are new to the field or those who want an update. It is also designed for technicians and those interested in understanding how knowledge of failure analysis can lead to better productivity.

A comprehensive overview of the field, this course covers three principal areas of interest: Procedures for Analysis, Failure Mechanisms and Failure in Product Forms and Components. Causes of failures are explained with easy-to-understand diagrams of stress application and distribution. Many case histories of failures and their elimination are highlighted throughout the course.

What You'll Learn

  • Learn what failure analysis can mean in terms of profitability - and liability
  • Understand general procedures, techniques and precautions in failure analysis
  • Learn how to identify design-related failures
  • Be able to analyze the factors that cause failure
  • Understand what environmental sources are responsible for failures and ways to prevent them
  • Learn how stress systems relate to fracture of ductile and brittle materials
  • Learn about typical fatigue characteristics
  • Grasp the many inter-related factors involved in examining a fracture
  • Understand the basic fracture modes and their characteristics, including the factors affecting ductile-brittle relationships
  • Become knowledgeable about typical fatigue characteristics and learn how to identify them
  • Learn how to "read" fatigue fractures
  • Learn how to separate material (chemistry, microstructure) causes for failure from non-materials causes


Who Should Enroll

  • People who are new to failure analysis or for those who want an update
  • Technicians
  • Those interested in understanding how knowledge of failure analysis can lead to better productivity


Suggested Prerequisites

  • Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgistâ„¢
  • Elements of Metallurgy
  • Metallographic Interpretation
  • How to Organize and Run a Failure Investigation
  • Mechanical Testing knowledge is helpful


Continuing Education Units: 3.0

Further Your Knowledge


Principles of Failure Analysis, May 20-23, 2019

May 20, 2019 - May 23, 2019

Mr. Ron Parrington, P.E., FASM

ASM World Headquarters - Materials Park,
Novelty, OH, USA

Principles of Failure Analysis, August 7-9, 2019

Aug 07, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019

Daniel P. Dennies, PhD, FASM

Allied High Tech,
2376 E. Pacifica Pl., Rancho Dominguez, CA, USA

Principles of Failure Analysis (Failure Analysis Part 2), February 27 -March 1, 2019

Feb 27, 2019 - Mar 01, 2019

Daniel P. Dennies, Ph.D., FASM

Allied High Tech,
2376 E. Pacifica Pl., Rancho Dominguez, CA, USA


ASM Materials Engineering Camp - 2019

Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019

Bradley University,
Peoria, IL, United States