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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
... provides information on the specific state-of-the-art applications of composite materials for spacecraft missiles and launch vehicles. A discussion on key applications, including solid rocket motor casings, payload fairings, and payload support structures, is presented. composite materials launch...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract Lightweight structural cores are used on aircrafts to reduce weight and increase payload and fight distance. This article discusses the classification of lightweight structural cores, namely, honeycomb, balsa, and foam. It reviews the four primary manufacturing methods used to produce...
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
... United States and European regulatory agencies in April 1995. This aircraft was the first to enter commercial service with approval for extended range twin engine operations. The composite utilization for the 777-200 is shown in Fig. 8 . Excluding the payload (interiors), each aircraft contains...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0009020
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... casting. Hence, ribs should be dimensioned properly to satisfy structural integrity while allowing castability. The lightweight structure of thin-wall castings allows for increased payload and reduced energy consumption in transportation applications. However, thin-wall castings also can pose...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... wings of an aircraft and helped to support an external payload. The plan area of the forging was 970 cm 2 (150 in. 2 ) before punchout. After punchout, the weight of the forging was 2.6 kg (5.7 lb). The web sections of this forging were confined by enclosure on all four sides. Two punchouts were...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... ( Fig. 1 ) is approximately 60% composites by weight, saving 25% in weight over metal to provide greater range, speed, and payload. Its airframe consists largely of a laminate of high-stiffness carbon fiber in an epoxy matrix. Fig. 1 The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, which is...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0