Forensic materials engineering : case studies / Peter Rhys Lewis, Ken Reynolds, Colin Gagg.

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Published
  • Boca Raton : CRC Press 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (464 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-429-23294-2
  • 1-135-70289-6
  • 1-280-14242-1
  • 9786610142422
  • 0-203-48453-3
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also available in print format.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. Abingdon : Taylor & Francis, 2013.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Contents
  • Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgements; The Authors; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials in Distress; 3 Establishing the Load Transfer Path; 4 A "Toolbox" for Forensic Engineers; 5 Failure Due to Manufacturing Faults; 6 Fluid Transport; 7 Failure of Storage Vessels; 8 Accidents in the Workplace; 9 Failure of Medical Implements; 10 Component Failure in Road Traffic Accidents; 11 Fraudulent Insurance Claims; 12 Criminal Cases; 13 Intellectual Property Cases; Index
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  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-8493-1182-9
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • UK eLD e-books
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • Most books on forensic engineering focus on civil engineering failures rather than consumer or general mechanical products. Unique both in scope and style, this treatment is built upon case studies of real accidents, broadly focused on consumer products, and dedicated to problem solving through scientific principles. Each well-illustrated case study includes legal background, reports the case results, and highlights the lessons learned from the case. New materials and applications appear constantly, and with them, new failure modes. This book provides an outstanding opportunity to gain virtual

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