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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses composites for unmanned space vehicles and provides an overview of key design drivers, challenges, and environment for use of composites in spacecraft, launch vehicles, and missiles. It describes the design allowable properties of composite materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003480
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
.... on Composite Materials and Applications , SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering and Instrumentation ( Denver ), Society of Photo- Optical Instrumentation Engineers, July 1999 27. Zweben C. , Advanced Composites in Spacecraft and Launch Vehicles , Launchspace , June...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001420
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... skirt assemblies for space launch vehicles and other compression-loaded structures. Weldability Porosity Weld metal porosity can form in aluminum alloys when monatomic hydrogen is partitioned interdendritically during solidification. A sufficient amount of hydrogen must be partitioned so...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003425
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... themselves to low-cost rapid thermoforming and joining methods. Economic Considerations In an effort to meet requirements on future aircraft such as the F-22 Raptor, X-33 Reusable Launch Vehicle, V-22 Osprey, and Joint Strike Fighter, the aerospace industry has been the primary driver for advanced...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002170
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... in Ref 1 . Today chemical milling is an accepted and widely applied process within the aerospace industry, with major applications in military and commercial airframes, launch vehicles, turbine and rocket engines, helicopters, and missiles. There are very few nonaerospace, commercial applications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006815
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... and collided head-on with a vehicle coming the other way. Large articulated trucks generally have air-operated braking systems, and certain types of low-loading trailers require the use of a particular relay valve because of their physical layout. The relay valve directs and releases air, depending on signals...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003824
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... bearings on launch vehicles as well as other applications requiring low cycles, such as gears and ball nuts. The requirement of low cycles is because inorganic binders increase the brittleness of the bonded coating, resulting in reduced wear life when compared to organic binder solid lubricant coatings...
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
... of protective coatings and supplemented by using cathodic protection. Sacrificial anodes are often chosen for offshore platforms because they are simple, rugged, and become effective immediately on platform launch. The primary corrosion protection for ship hulls is provided by coatings, augmented by cathodic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006312
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... ) and petrol engine cylinder blocks ( Ref 6 , 7 , 8 ) in passenger vehicle applications and for diesel engine cylinder blocks and heads for commercial vehicle and off-road industrial power applications ( Ref 9 , 10 ). It is estimated that global production surpassed 1 million CGI engines per year in 2013...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... mode assessment chart fault tree root cause determination ON 27 JANUARY 1967, the crew of Apollo I was lost when a fire broke out inside their command module during a simulation run aboard their unfueled Saturn 1B launch vehicle. It was a tragic event that shook a nation into reconsidering...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006497
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... General Motors Company, or GM, Detroit, MI) in 1991 ( Ref 1 ). Similar cam caps ( Fig. 1 ) have been developed for additional GM engines and for other automotive companies ( Ref 2 , 3 , 4 ). More than 300 million cam caps are estimated to have been supplied to the automotive industry since the launch...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... exposure to wear from road grit, dirt, and salt load, elevated temperatures, and mechanical effects such as chafing and fretting. The second value of a complete vehicle test is the ability to verify everything in one comprehensive test. Regarding new models to be launched, complete vehicle testing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003691
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... of violation is severe and mandated in the Code of Federal Regulations. Penalties consist of fines, with the potential for incarceration for willful violations, which are specifically defined. In July 2001, OSHA announced the launch of a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to reduce occupational lead exposures...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... that the workpiece is given kinetic energy early in the process and where forming is largely inertial because kinetic energy is dissipated as plastic deformation. For each of the forming methods, the physics is quite different in determining what the as-launched velocity profile of the workpiece will be. Finally...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003416
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... filament-winding patterns, such as helical, polar, and hoop. It presents information on the applications of filament winding, including rocket motors, natural gas vehicle (NGV) tanks, and sporting goods. The article presents recommendations for the basic design guidelines for filament-winding design...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006436
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... applications of titanium alloys include drive mechanism components and launch locks (mechanisms used to distribute the load induced by an aerospace vehicle launch through an alternate load path). Replacement of steel gears with titanium alloy gears would reduce subsystem weight and result in reduced launch...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006755
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
.... corrective actions critical thinking failure investigation fault tree analysis root-cause determination ON JANUARY 27, 1967, the crew of the U.S. space mission Apollo I was lost when a fire broke out inside their command module during a simulation run aboard their unfueled Saturn 1B launch vehicle...
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By Barry Law
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006049
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
..., in a reasonably short length of time to form a tightly adhering, hard, tough, semipermeable coating which protects the ferrous surface against attack in a highly corrosive atmosphere by the process of selective galvanic action.” This invention launched the most popular commercial vehicle for inorganic zinc-rich...