Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention Names New Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Elvin Beach, The Ohio State University, has been named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention (JFAP). He succeeds Dr. Michael Stevenson, who served as Editor-in-Chief from 2011 until his sudden and unexpected passing in March of this year. Dr. Beach joined the JFAP editorial team as Deputy Editor for the journal in mid-2020. Prior to that he was an Associate Editor for the Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance since 2014. He has been an Associate Editor for Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis since 2013, and continues in that position.
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The Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! In honor of this special milestone, Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention Editor-in-Chief Elvin Beach has selected 20 articles (one from each year of the journal) that are free access for you to download and read during the month of October! To see the 20 articles selected and download them to read, please click here! Be sure to check them out soon as this promotion will end October 31st!
We hope you enjoy reading these articles as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention!
2020 JFAP Editor’s Choice Articles Announced
The Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention editorial team recently announced this year's Editor’s Choice articles, showcasing six of the high-quality articles that were published in the journal in 2020. They are free to read and can be shared with your colleagues.
- "A Fractographic Analysis of Additively Manufactured Ti6Al4V by Electron Beam Melting: Effects of Powder Reuse"by R. Schur, S. Ghods, E. Schultz, C. Wisdom, R. Pahuja, A. Montelione, D. Arola, and M. Ramulu
- "Effects of Axial and Multiaxial Variable Amplitude Loading Conditions on the Fatigue Life Assessment of Automotive Steering Knuckle"by K. Reza Kashyzadeh
- "UV Aging Effects on Polycarbonate Properties"by S. Redjala, N. Aït Hocine, R. Ferhoum, M. Gratton, N. Poirot, and S. Azem
- "Failure Analysis of an Ambulance Cathode Ray Tube Monitor Bracket"by Eli Vandersluis, Alan Machin, Doug Perovic, and Comondore Ravindran
- "Failure Investigation of a Blast Furnace Top Gas Recovery Turbine: Chronology and Mechanism"by Kaushal Kishore, Susovan Das, Himangshu Mandal, Omji Anand, Goutam Mukhopadhyay, Manashi Adhikary, and Anup Kumar
- "Investigation on the Crack and Thinning Behavior of Aluminum Alloy 5052 Sheet in Stretch Flanging Process"by Surendra Kumar, M. Ahmed, and S. K. Panthi
We hope you enjoy reading these articles, and we extend our congratulations to the authors of these high-quality papers!
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