What is a Failure Analysis?

Posted by Michael Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E.

A failure analysis is performed on metal objects that stop performing as required or fail to meet quality requirements.

This video is a short discussion of the circumstances when a failure analysis is performed, the goals of a failure analysis, and the steps of a failure analysis.

About Michael Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E.

Michael is Principal Engineer and Trainer at Industrial Metallurgists, LLC. Reach him at mike@imetllc.com or 847.528.3467