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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006006
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... hopper and other freight cars, are constructed to withstand internal pressure and thus are highly regulated containers of carriage. Specifics of design and of maintenance are incorporated into federal regulations either directly or by reference. Regulating parties are the Department of Transportation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003707
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... in 1998 U.S. study; total, $137.9 billion Infrastructure The U.S. infrastructure and transportation system allows for a high level of mobility and freight activity for the nearly 270 million residents and 7 million business establishments. In 1997, more than 230 million motor vehicles, ships...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001403
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) “Design, Fabrication, and Erection of Structural Steel for Buildings” … American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) “Standard Specification for Welding Structural Steel Highway Bridges” … American Railway Engineers Association...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... passenger or freight (e.g., 87% completed flights). Each type of event can be expressed as a percent (such as 97% on-time arrivals), frequency (e.g., 5 cancellations per year), or rate that normalizes based on use of the system, part, or aircraft (e.g., 0.0001 in-flight shutdowns per flying hour...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... strength. Used in pressure vessels up to 65 °C (150 °F) and in many cryogenic applications, bridges, freight cars, marine components, TV towers, drilling rigs, transportation equipment, missile components, and dump truck bodies. Good corrosion resistance 5086 Used in generally the same types...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.9781627083294
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006044
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... be transported from the monomer droplets, through the water phase, and into the micelles, where they become part of the growing polymer chain. The reaction is a free-radical polymerization of the unsaturated carbon-carbon bonds of the acrylic monomers that yields a linear polymer chain. As the polymer chains...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... Resistance The corrosion resistance of ferritic malleable iron is increased by the addition of copper, usually approximately 1%, in certain applications, for example, conveyor buckets, bridge castings, pipe fittings, railroad switch stands, and freight-car hardware. One important use for copper-bearing...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005326
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... switch stands, and freight-car hardware. One important use for copper-bearing ferritic malleable iron is chain links. Ferritic malleable iron can be galvanized to provide added protection. The corrosion behavior of cast irons and use of protective coatings is found in “Corrosion of Cast Irons...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001822
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... AAR proceedings discussed stress measurements made on a new 140- × 250-mm (5 1 2 × 10-in.) standard black-collar freight-car axle fabricated from AAR M-126-49, grade F, steel ( Ref 9 ). Strain gages were placed at five locations, and the journal loads were 69 to 138 MPa (10 to 20 ksi...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002450
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
...) are an extra cost. Pack, Mark, and Load Pack, Mark, and Load Packing. Special wrapping or boxing Marking. Charge for other than stamped numbers Loading. If special blocking is needed in freight cars or trucks This detailed list shows how inadvertent decisions of the designer can...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003812
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... for applications requiring low magnetic permeability, μ, low temperature (cryogenic) strength, and low-temperature toughness. These applications stem from the development of superconducting technologies used in transportation systems and nuclear fusion research and to meet the need for structural materials...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003125
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... in the 1 xxx , 2 xxx , 3 xxx , 5 xxx , and 7 xxx series are available in sheet form (see Table 1 ). Along with alloy 6061, they cover a wide range of applications from builders' hardware to transportation equipment and from appliances to aircraft structures. Alloys 6009, 6111, and 6022 are widely used...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001098
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.9781627081627
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7