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Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels, and High-Performance Alloys

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ASM Handbook Committee
ASM Handbook Committee
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Volume
1
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-161-0
Publication date:
1990
Book Chapter

Strategic Materials Availability and Supply

By
Joseph R. Stephens
Joseph R. Stephens
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center
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Published:
1990
Page range:
1009 - 1022

Abstract

This article reviews some of the trends in superalloy development as they relate to U.S. strategic materials availability and the aerospace industry. It discusses the supply sources and availability of strategic materials and summarizes the status of U.S. resources and reserves. The article presents a list of several superalloys that have been used in gas turbine engines or that are emerging as replacements because of the promise of increased operating temperatures and higher efficiencies for the aircraft of the future. It concentrates on the objectives, results, and methodology of the NASA Conservation of Strategic Aerospace Materials (COSAM) program.

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Joseph R. Stephens, 1990. "Strategic Materials Availability and Supply", Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels, and High-Performance Alloys, ASM Handbook Committee

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