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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.a0003438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003439
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... on Composite Materials; his employer, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control–Orlando, which supported his efforts in writing this article and organizing and editing this Section; and particularly, Mr. John Adelmann of Sikorsky Aircraft, his former co-chair in the MIL-HDBK-17 PMC Testing Working Group...
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
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
...Abstract Abstract This article presents a detailed account on the process flow, composition, alternative sources, and the advancement of ironmaking, steelmaking and secondary steelmaking practices. Some steels, such as bearing steels, heat-resistant steels, ultrahigh strength missile...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004124
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
...-temperature fuel cells, and missile components. This article discusses high-temperature corrosion in boilers, diesel engines, gas turbines, and waste incinerators. Boilers are affected by stress rupture failures, waterside corrosion failures, fireside corrosion failures, and environmental cracking failures...
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
... equipment went from labs, banks, and offices to aircraft, tanks, ships, and missiles. These pieces of equipment experience the cold of winter, the heat of the desert, the salt spray of the ocean, the moisture-condensing conditions of landing aircraft, or the pressure spray washing conditions...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006553
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... and bus frames and chassis components Suspension saddles ( Fig. 5 ) Aircraft pylons, canopies, flaps, speed-brakes hatch covers, and other fittings Impellers Wave guides Electronic cases Fuel pumps Missile bodies, fins, and other structural parts Industrial beam heads Brake...
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
... by materials failures. Military assets include more than 350,000 ground and tactical vehicles, 15,000 aircraft, 1000 strategic missiles, 300 ships, and facilities worth roughly $435 billion (U.S.). Since the military does not choose where its next battle must be fought, military assets must perform reliably...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... and aging procedures (AMS 4241). Typical heat treatment consists of solution treatment and aging for tempers T6, T7 and T61: Applications for 357.0 include highly stressed aircraft and missile structures and high velocity blowers and impellors. The 357 type alloys are well-known for high-strength...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005204
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... erosion boards, landing legs, wing frames, missile cladding, and fuel containers in the aircraft and aerospace industries; shape memory alloys; biomedical fixtures and implants; corrosion-resistant claddings Refractory metals, EB melting and PM Tungsten Heating elements, punches and dies...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006378
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... done in this subject has been in connection with just two major problems: moisture erosion of low-pressure steam turbine blades operating with wet steam, and rain erosion of aircraft or missile surfaces and helicopter rotors. However, the rain erosion of wind turbine blades has increasingly become...
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
... available. The birth of this technology as a machining process is credited to Manuel C. Sanz, who, as an engineer with North American Aviation in 1953, resolved an urgent weight problem on a missile casing by chemical etching. A more detailed account of the history and technology of the process is given...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006698
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... equipment; missile components; and armor plate. In 2003, the European Union introduced new requirements for alloys to meet higher standards of puncture resistance in the road transportation of hazardous goods such as gasoline. The alloys 5083- and 5086-H111 could not meet the new requirements, primarily due...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006730
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... by projectiles, and it’s primary application is armor plate, although other uses include cryogenic storage tanks, unfired pressure vessels, ordnance tanks, missile structures, and low-temperature processing equipment. Available forms include plate, forgings, extrusions, and sheet. Typical heat treatments...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... corrosion protection of exterior surfaces. Flight test coating is applied to an aircraft or missile prior to flight testing to protect the aircraft from corrosion and provide required marking during flight test evaluation. Impact-resistant coating protects aerospace components such as aircraft...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... International Atomic Energy Agency Guidebook on Nondestructive Testing of Concrete Structures 16 AC 43.13-1B, Acceptable Methods, Techniques, and Practices – Aircraft Inspection and Repair 17 MIL-HDBK-6870B, Nondestructive Inspection Program Requirements for Aircraft and Missile Materials and Parts...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006585
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... further protection against corrosion by mild alkalis or salt spray. Alloy 535.0 has a number of applications. Aluminum 535.0 is used for armament, automotive and marine castings, hardware, aircraft and missile guidance systems, electrical equipment where dimensional stability is essential, sporting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... molds ( Ref 7 ). Part size is currently limited to a maximum length of 610 mm (24 in.) by the availability of CIP equipment. The possible dimensional tolerances for small parts are ±0.5 mm (±0.02 in.). The missile housing ( Fig. 15c ) and the lens housing ( Fig. 15d ) are production run parts made...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006611
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
...-corrosion cracking (SCC) when recommended heat treating practices are used. The T8 temper has high fracture toughness, and is highly resistant to stress-corrosion cracking. Typical uses include aircraft and automotive engine parts, and special applications in missiles, space vehicles, and ground support...