Tools for Preliminary Analysis of a Mechanical Failure

  • Jose Luis OteguiEmail author


The aim of this chapter is to define guidelines for the preliminary analysis of a mechanical failure, in order to facilitate subsequent investigations and determine the causes of the failure. This chapter includes the definition of the investigation team, the removal and storage of failed parts and evidence, and the definition of guidelines for the failure analysis to be performed.


Fracture Surface Fatigue Crack Ductile Fracture Stress Corrosion Crack Failure Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Mar del PlataMar del PlataArgentina

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