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This Training Program will cover fatigue and fracture principles and provide an understanding of failure assessments. Delegates will be exposed to methodologies, techniques and tools in the study and …

This Training Program will cover fatigue and fracture principles and provide an understanding of failure assessments. Delegates will be exposed to methodologies, techniques and tools in the study and prediction process.


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  • 1. Fracture Mechanics & FailureAssessments Understanding key principles of Fracture Mechanics and Early Failure Detection 24 -25 January 2011 / Parkroyal Hotel , Kuala LumpurMetal fatigue causes a wide majority of structural failures and accidentsin ALL industries. In aerospace for instance, the number is said to be a KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDINGwhopping 90%. Fracture Mechanics is an indispensable tool we have, tominimize the occurrence of failures in components that can result in great • The Training will provide a powerful, fundamental understanding of FATIGUE.loss of life or at the very least will necessitate often expensive repairs. Loss • Hands-on Tutorial exercises to solve a number ofof profits or erosion of national defense postures will also be the result of practical examples in Fracture Mechanics.inadequate attention to metal fatigue dangers. • You will learn how to design and operate saferFracture Mechanics pervades all aspects of material procurement, equipment in structures.product design, development, manufacture, assembly, usage, quality • Organization will save significant amounts of money by way of minimization of structural failures,assurance and maintenance. avoidance of product liability lawsuits, etc.The use of Fracture Mechanics and Failure Assessment techniques to • Products will enjoy a longer operational life withassess performance, reliability and to prevent or minimize potential course content covering the design, build and utilize the components and assemblies with greaterfailures has been on the rise in various industries. Incorrect manufacturing resistance to fatigue.processes and inadequate attention to prevent corrosion and fatigue canaffect the reliability and performance of materials and structures. Earlyunderstanding and detection of flaws or cracks and the understanding ofthe tolerance of components and materials enables early understandingand assessment of reliability and overall integrity of materials that TESTIMONIALS FROM PREVIOUS CLIENTSultimately reduce crucial failures. “Sam is an excellent instructor. Every question we asked wasWHY YOU CANNOT MISS THIS EVENT thoroughly answered.” Engineer, US NavyThis Training Program will cover fatigue and fracture principles and provide “The instructor’s passion for the topic of Fatigue and Fracturean understanding of failure assessments. Delegates will be exposed to Mechanics is contagious. I learned a lot from this course.”methodologies, techniques and tools in the study and prediction process. FAA InspectorQuality training programs on Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue concepts are “The handout materials and the worksheets of exercises werare, especially in Asia.An added bonus is the hands-on tutorials aided by the completed in the classroom will be very valuable in my job.” AIROD Quality Assurance Specialistinstructor.Product failures can kill people and cause huge expensive losses. Youshould be armed with the latest concepts in Fracture Mechanics and Damage “Fatigue is a very important yet complex topic. Sam made it lookTolerance to be able to better protect your structures and equipment from simple with clever analogies and focused presentation skills.”the unrelenting attack by metal fatigue. You will learn these concepts from an Engineer, NASAexperienced and dynamic leader in the field of Fatigue and Damage Tolerance.This course is for Engineers involved in materials, design, mechanics, structures,reliability, pipeline well as those involved in the testing and fabrication sidecovering various industries like aviation, oil & gas, utilities, etc.Follow on usBook and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1495 1
  • 2. Register Now T: +603-2711 0701 F: +603-2711 0703 E: dillony@trueventus.com Fracture Mechanics & Failure Assessments WHO SHOULD ATTEND Professionals who work with mechanical design, mechanics and structures About Your Course Leader as well as those involved in testing and equipment fabrication. Sam Kantimathi is based in California. His speciality is • Design engineers in metal fatigue, fracture mechanics, damage tolerance analysis. Prior to founding his company, Sam held senior • R&D Professionals engineering positions at AeroStructures, Inc and Beech • Failure Analyst Aircraft Corporation, where he completed fatigue and • Reliability Specialist fracture mechanics substantiation of Beechject400, • Materials Engineers Commuter Model 1900 and the King Air. • Scientists • Quality Assurance Professionals At AeroStructures his responsibilities included fatigue • Structural Engineers and fracture mechanic evaluations of helicopter and • Aircraft Engineers fixed wing aircraft structures. He developed and installed • Airworthiness Officials a fatigue crack initiation tracking program for the F-4S • Metallurgists fleet in the US Navy. It was the first sequence-accountable • Safety Inspectors scheme employed by the Naval Air Development Center for its quarterly “Structural Appraisal of Fatigue Effects” • Manufacturing engineers (SAFE) reports. • Testing Engineers • Fabrication Specialist Recently he has conducted courses for Princeton University and numerous organizations including Boeing Company, Northwest Airlines, FAA, Singapore Airlines and US Navy, and dozens of companies in five continents. For 4 recent PROGRAMME SCHEDULE years, he was the sole instructor in his workshop at George Washington University entitled “Minimizing the Danger 0830 Registration and coffee of Fatigue in Metals and Composites.” He also prepares 0900 Morning session begins and executes a phenomenally successful course for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 1030 Morning networking break called “Fracture Mechanics - Aerospace Applications” and 1300 Networking luncheon also one on Advanced Fracture Mechanics. 1400 Afternoon session begins AIAA added his course entitled “Aerospace Structural 1530 Afternoon networking break Accidents” to its course offerings in 1995. He has 1730 Course concludes taught graduate and undergraduate courses in design methods, fatigue, wear, fracture and materials. He is an Associate Fellow of AIAA and serves on committee E08 on fatigue and fracture of American Society for Testing and Materials, (ASTM). He belongs to ASM International. He is also affiliated with American Society for Training and Development, American Defense Preparedness Association, and American Helicopter Society. Sam Kantimathi earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University. Lockheed Martin, MOOG and LORD Corporation are among the companies that have utilized Sam’s consulting.Book and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1495 2
  • 3. Register NowT: +603-2711 0701F: +603-2711 0703E: dillony@trueventus.comDAY 1 & 2Session One Session FiveIntroduction to Fatigue Fracture Mechanics· What is Fatigue? · Stress intensity factor: The development of this vital parameter.· Everything cracks! 170 years of Metal Fatigue. And counting. We will Modes I, II and III cracking. take a detailed look into some high-profile accidents due to metal · Beta factor determination: Various tools at our disposal including fatigue from the past two centuries. We will discuss the lessons learned. finite element methods · Fracture toughness: Dependence on thickness, temperature, rate ofSession Two load application, and grain orientation in structural partsIdentifying Fatigue · Crack growth equations: How these equations are developed and· How to identify Fatigue failures, Beach marks, Striations applied. Experimental determination of crack growth parameters· Microfractography, Macrofractography: Qualitative inferences and · Corrosion contributions, SCC quantitative predictions using fractographic information. · Example problems on residual strength, critical crack size· Pitfalls to avoid while examining components which faked due to metal fatigue Session Six· Scanning Electron Microscope Testing and Inspection· Transmission Electron Microscope · ASTM standardized tests - ASTM E-399Session Three - ASTM E-647Strategies to Combat Fatigue · Ultrasonic, eddy current, x-ray, fluorescent dye penetrant, visual· Safe Life: The dependency on safety factors and the various NDI techniques considerations leading to the determination of safety factors. · Reliability of NDI: Probability of Detection, POD curves for different· Deficiencies in the approach and how to conduct a proper testing inspection methodologies program to help determine safety factors. · Dynamic effects, design of rollbar in trucks.· Fail-Safe: Multiple load paths, crack arrest. How this methodology seeks to overcome the deficiencies of classical safe life paradigms. Session Seven· The relative merits and demerits of integral vs non integral stiffeners. Classroom Hands-on Tutorials (please bring a scientific· The need for judicious inspection schemes. An example of the crack calculator) arrest feature. · Back calculation of fatigue life from broken components· Pictorial representation of how the crack arrest potential can be further · Relative importance of fracture toughness, KIc, da/dN, initial enhanced. quality, holes, corrosion, high and low temperatures· Damage tolerance, fitness of purpose · Crack growth life· A refinement of the fail-safe paradigms. · Establishment of inspection intervals - How to make your structure and components more damage tolerant. Session Eight - The effect of load spectrum. A demonstration of how load interaction Case studies in Fatigue Education and Minimization of effects, in particular load sequencing, affect the fatigue life. Fatigue Failures. - Clipping and truncation of fatigue load spectra and their effects on · Meticulously selected case histories involving actual metal fatigue fatigue life predictions and establishment of inspection intervals. incidentsSession Four - Power and Communication sectorCrack Initiation and Crack Propagation - Automobiles· SN curves - Aircraft and Missiles - The myth of endurance limit - Oil & Gas: Pipelines, refineries and Storage Tanks - Different criteria for what constitutes a failure Session Nine - Fatigue strengths corresponding to various failure criteria Ageing Aircraft Issues· Cumulative damage, Miner’s Rule? · Continued Airworthiness: Evaluating, assessment and testing for - The dangers emanating from an over-reliance on the Palmgren-Miner continued airworthiness in ageing aircrafts Cumulative Damage Hypothesis. · Multisite damage and widespread fatigue damage - The alternatives · Zero-timing· Fatigue life estimates · Cold expansion of holes - A demonstration of how the assumptions made would influence the life prediction. Session Ten - Surface finish influences Review and Conclusions - Size effects · Review of the studies and findings over both days. - The important influence of local notches and the stress concentrations · Question and answer sessions - Lognormal distribution of fatigue lives and how to apply those · Specific areas of concern can be discussed with group interactive concepts to modifying the SN curves sessions - Notch sensitivity - Reliability and Weibull exampleBook and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1495 3
  • 4. REGISTER NOW 1Fracture Mechanics & Failure Dillon Yong Tel: +603-2711 0701Assessments Fax: +603-2711 0703 Email: dillony@trueventus.com24 - 25 January 2011 | Parkroyal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur - EN 04COMPANY DETAILS Name Industry EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES Address Limited packages are available. For Postcode Country further details, contact Aravind Menon Tel Fax +603-2711 0701 aravindm@trueventus.comATTENDEE DETAILS 1 Name Job Title Tel Email TERMS & CONDITIONS 2 Name Job Title 1. The course fee is inclusive of the event proceedings, materials, refreshments and lunch Tel Email 2. Upon receipt of the completed registration form, invoice will be issue. Trueventus request that all payments be made within 5 working days of the 3 Name Job Title invoice being issued. Full payment must be received prior to the event. Only delegates that have made Tel Email full payment will be admitted to the event. 3. Substitution & cancellations policy. Should the registered delegate unable to attend, a substitute 4 Name Job Title delegate is welcome at no extra charge. Written notifications of all substitutions is required 5 working Tel Email days prior to the event. Trueventus contracts carry 100% full liability upon receipt of registration. Non payment does not constitute cancellation. A 5 Name Job Title 50% of cancellation fee will be charged under the terms outlined below: Due to limited event seats, Tel Email Trueventus agrees to reserve the seat for the client upon issuance of invoice. Upon signing of this contract, client agrees that in any case of dispute or cancellation of this contract Trueventus will not beAPPROVAL able to mitigate its losses for any less than 50% of the total contract value. If a client does not attend the NB: Signatory must be authorised on behalf of contracting organisation. event without written notification at least 5 working days prior to the event date, he/she will be deemed Name Job Title as no show. Trueventus does not provide refunds for cancellations. When any cancellations are notified in writing to Trueventus 5 working days prior to the Email event, a credit voucher will be issued for use in future Trueventus events. Tel Fax 4. Trueventus will at all times seek to ensure that all efforts are made to adhere to meet the advertised Authorising Signature package, however we reserve the right to postpone,cancel or move a venue without penalty or refunds. Trueventus is not liable for any losses or damages as a result of substitution, alteration, postponement or cancellation of speakers and / orCOURSE FEES topics and / or venue and / or the event dates. If force majeure were to occur Trueventus accepts □ Kuala Lumpur no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage caused by events beyond their control, including, Book and Pay by 30 Nov, USD 1495 per delegate but not restricted to strikes, war, civil unrest, flight delays, fire flood, or any adverse weather conditions. Full Price USD 1995 per delegate 5. Upon receiving this signed booking form, you the client herby consent to Trueventus to keep All options inclusive of delegate pack, luncheon and refreshments. your details for the use of future marketing activities carried out by Trueventus and third party organisations & partners. 6. Copyright and Intellectual Property. AnyPAYMENT DETAILS redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form in connection to this event Payment is due in 5 working days. By Signing and returning this form, you are accepting our terms and conditions. is prohibited without prior written consent by Trueventus. Please debit my: □ VISA □ MasterCard 7. Client hereby agrees that he/she exclusively authorizes Trueventus charge the credit card with □□□□ □□□□ □□□□ □□□□ details listed above for the amount provided herein; this registration form serves as a contract that is valid, Card Number binding and enforceable. He/she at any time will □□□□ have no basis to claim that the payments required under this Contract are unauthorized, improper, Security Code disputed or in any way. Card Issuing Bank: Card Issuing Country: Cardholders Name Expiry Date / / Cardholders SignatureBook and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1495 4