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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 14 B-1B weapons bay door More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... is estimated at over $1.9 trillion for 2004 or roughly 3.8% of the world gross domestic product (GDP). This is a heavy tax burden on any country's economy, whether small or large. Currently, the U.S. DoD is facing the cause and effects of corrosion in its budgetary plans where maintenance and repairs of weapon...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004126
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... is a shiny coating and would not be considered for exterior surfaces on weapons unless it could be made nonreflective. The class 1 (C.1), class 2 (C.2), and class 4 (C.4) black coatings in Table 2 refer to coatings produced to MIL-DTL-13924 ( Ref 4 ). The classes in MIL-DTL-13924 describe the different...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004120
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... in corrosion prevention and control activities in the U.S. military. Corrosion-control activities in the DOD deal with weapons systems (ships, aircraft, tanks, artillery, ground vehicles, guns, missiles, ammunition, etc.) and the facilities infrastructure needed to support them (buildings, piers...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004100
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... are included here as well, as military weapons systems and technology must be capable of operating at the extremes of the physical world. Specialized environments are also included, representing less-well-known environments with more limited applications, but with important impacts on human activities...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... concept and design phases of these aircraft during acquisition processes of the 1960s through early 1980s. As a result, currently fielded aircraft weapon systems experience high life-cycle costs due to increased maintenance and decreased component/system reliability from degradation associated...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003477
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... composites applications The B-1B bomber employs a number of composite structural components. Shown in Fig. 13 , these include the dorsal longeron, weapons bay doors, aft equipment bay doors, and flaps. All of the materials, including adhesives, are 180 °C (350 °F) curing systems. The structures...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002394
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... of the structural integrity program were to control structural failure of operational aircraft, to determine methods of accurately predicting aircraft service life, and to provide a design and test approach that would avoid structural fatigue problems in future weapon systems. The original ASIP used...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... conductivity (210 W/m · K, or 121 Btu/ft · h · F). Unalloyed beryllium is used in weapons, spacecraft, rocket nozzles, structural tubing, optical components, and precision instruments. The specific modulus, that is, the ratio of elastic modulus to density, is higher than that of aluminum, magnesium...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... ARMAMENT SYSTEMS comprise guns and ammunition ranging from the M-16 machine gun and ammunition (5.56 mm) to the 155 mm mortar rounds and M198 howitzers that fire the rounds. This includes weapon systems found on tanks and other mobile units, so the number of systems is large. Armament systems, must...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004125
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... with the existing surface oxide layer of the aluminum to prepare it for subsequent chemical pretreatments. MIL-S-5002, “Surface Treatments and Inorganic Coatings for Metal Surfaces of Weapon Systems,” is the military specification for the surface preparation and pretreatment of virtually every Navy aircraft...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... temperatures MIL-L-11734 Lubricating oil, synthetic (for mechanical time fuses) Synthetic oil with inhibitors Lubricate and protect mechanical time fuses at normal and below-freezing temperatures MIL-L-14107 Lubricating oil, for aircraft weapons Synthetic lubricating oil with inhibitors; pour point...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003034
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... available. Ordnance The use of high-impact fiber-reinforced phenolic molding compounds for military rifle armguard components is presently established. Heat resistance is required because of high barrel temperatures. Small tactical weapon components also use long-fiber-reinforced phenolic materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... and corrosion control ( Ref 32 ). The Navy found that 40 to 50% of the boards could be returned to service just by pulling out the board and reinserting it—in effect, cleaning the contacts of corrosion products. They also found that over 90% of the failed weapon removable assemblies could be returned to service...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003828
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006320
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... beginnings are traced to the dawn of human civilization. It is interwoven with legends of fantastic weapons and exquisite artworks, and, as such, it was and is involved in the two main activities of humans since they began walking the planet Earth: producing and stealing/defending wealth. Casting of iron has...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
..., and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Corrosion Prevention and Control Program for weapons and facilities was initiated to demonstrate and implement emerging corrosion-control technology that can save up to 30% of the corrosion-related costs ( Ref 2 ). Corrosion-control technologies being implemented...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001449
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... or weapons explosives. This results from the fact that these explosives are almost always granular in nature, with the primary ingredient typically being ammonium nitrate (NH 4 NO 3 ). Other ingredients (for example, sensitizers, density control agents, and diluents) are then blended to produce an explosive...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002192
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... ( Ref 3 , 4 ). (Information may also be found in the article “Heat Treating of Uranium and Uranium Alloys” in Heat Treating , Volume 4 of the ASM Handbook. ) Common uses for depleted uranium and uranium alloys include nuclear weapon components, calorimeter plates, ballistic penetrators (large...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 12 September 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006897
EISBN: 978-1-62708-392-8
.../EUM0000000007283 24. Jensen-Haxel P. , 3D Printers , Obsolete Firearm Supply Controls, and the Right to Build Self-Defense Weapons Under Heller , Golden Gate University Law Review , 42 , 447 , 2011 25. Jin Y.A. , Plott J. , Chen R. , Wensman J. , and Shih...