One of the first books new engineers and technicians read; best seller. This new edition preserves the previous editions-focusing on the metallurgical and materials evaluation for failure mode identification. Comprehensive information covering the basic principles and practices are clearly explained.
Recent technical knowledge and analysis tools are added:
* Addition of fatigue striation counting, modeling, and crack rate prediction
* Addition of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) technology
* Elevated temperature updates