Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 1346–1353 | Cite as

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ASM International Publishes Guide to Failure Investigation of Boiler Tubes

Failures or forced shutdowns in power plants are often due to boilers, particularly failure of boiler tubes. Failure Investigation of Boiler Tubes: A Comprehensive Approach, by industry experts Paresh Haribhakti, P.B. Joshi, and Rajendra Kumar, addresses failure investigation of boiler tubes from basic fundamentals to practical applications. Topics covered include properties and selection of materials for boiler tubes, damage mechanisms responsible for failure of boiler tubes, and characterization techniques employed for investigating failures of boiler tubes in thermal power plants and the utility boilers of industrial/commercial/institutional boilers.

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