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COMPONENT FAILURE MUSEUM

The main sections of the museum are listed below;

Metal Fatigue
Manufacturing Faults
Bicycle Components
Corrosion
Polymers
Composite Materials

Tools of the trade, some ways to investigate problems;
Photoelasticity
Dye penetrant testing

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of materials engineering terms

 

Thermal fatigue

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 Thermal fatigue

Thermal fatigue damage on cast iron clutch plate caused by rapid heating and cooling of disc by friction material.

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