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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
... transmission pipelines Waterways and ports Hazardous materials storage Airports Railroads Utilities Gas distribution Drinking water and sewer systems Electrical utilities Telecommunications Transportation Motor vehicles Ships Aircraft Railroad cars Hazardous materials transport Production...
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
.... cleaning corrosivity exterior coatings inspection interior coatings maintenance painting protective coatings quality assurance railcars railroad transportation surface preparation tank cars SINCE THE ADVENT OF RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION there has been a need to apply corrosion-control...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... reaction that occurs in thermite welding. It provides information on the applications of thermite welding: rail welding, electrical connections, and railroad applications. The article concludes with a discussion on the associated safety aspects. aluminothermic reaction electrical connections fusion...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
.... Morris, U.S. Department of Transportation) Fig. 309, 310 Detail fracture (see Fig. 308 ) in head of railroad rail that had been removed from revenue track and installed in test track to determine crack growth rate under heavy train traffic. Material: high-carbon rail steel (0.69 to 0.82% C...
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
... fracture face and origin. Failures of locomotive axles due to overheated friction bearings are rather common in the railroad industry and have been observed for more than 100 years. Because of this, such failures are usually diagnosed merely by visual inspection of the damage. Comprehensive...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006727
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... shall be considered as valid for the whole profile cross section. Source: Ref 1 Advantages over other alloys being used (e.g., alloy 6061) are due to its high strength, good weldability, and improved extrusion characteristics. It is used in many types of transportation applications including...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004167
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... rail construction is used most often on shared transportation right-of-ways that have buried utilities. The utility engineers must elect to either leave the utilities that neighbor electric rail in place or relocate the utilities. If the utilities are to be relocated in place or at a further distance...
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By Robert Bolin
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003982
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... for many years in many applications. Input materials consist of carbon steel, aluminum, nickel, and cobalt alloys as well as copper, brass, and many types of tool steels. Primarily, use falls into the following main industry groups. Transportation Production of transportation components usually...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005706
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... Railroad X X X X Rock products X X X X X Rubber and plastics manufacture X X X X X Screening X X X Ship and boat manufacture and repair X X X X Land-based gas turbine X X X X X X Steel rolling mills X X X X X Textile X X X...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006697
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... 5083 are given in Tables 2 to 5 . Typical uses are marine, auto, and aircraft applications; unfired welded pressure vessels; cryogenics; television towers; drilling rigs; transportation equipment; missile components; and armor plate. In the cold rolled H131 temper, the alloy is commonly used...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... broken machinery cast Clean, heavy, cast iron machinery scrap that has been broken under a drop. All pieces must be of cupola size, not more than 0.60 × 0.75 m (24 × 30 in.) with no piece more than 70 kg (150 lb) in weight Railroad ferrous scrap 24 Melting steel, railroad No. 1 Clean wrought...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... (a) 7.4 (a) Includes conductor (3.0%); rod, bar, and wire (2.7%); forgings and impacts (1.1%); and powder (0.6%). Source: The Aluminum Association Inc. In decreasing order of current market size, the major application categories are transportation (27.6%), containers and packaging (22.8...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003968
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... … … … Drinking water and sewer systems 52.47 … … … Electrical utility 52.47 … … … Telecommunications … … … … Subtotal 157.41 Loss of product 2.0–3.0 3.93 Transportation Motor vehicles 186.37 … … … Ships 6.96 … … … Aircraft 43.54 … … … Railroad cars 20.46...
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
..., railroad systems, and sheet metal. Material properties and welding processes that may be significant in meeting design goals are also described. aerospace systems automobiles buildings and bridges damage tolerance durability fabricability gas metal arc welding joinability joining laser beam...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... for a particular location depends on a number of factors, including the span length, traffic to be carried (automotive, railroad, pedestrian, or combinations), available funding, desired appearance, and other factors. Many large bridges have different span lengths for both the bridge approaches and the center...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001821
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... View of bracing and girders. Fig. 27 Fatigue cracks along the web-flange weld and at the end of the connection plate. Several simple-span railroad and mass-transit bridges with relatively rigid diaphragms have developed cracks in the web gap adjacent to the bottom flange ( Fig. 28...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
..., and oil and natural gas pumping and processing equipment (a) Malleable iron Motor vehicles Valves and fittings Construction machinery Railroad equipment Engines Mining equipment Hardware Other major markets include heating and refrigeration, motors and generators, fasteners...
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: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001057
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... industrial applications of aluminum, including building and construction, transportation, consumer durables, electrical, machinery and equipment, containers and packaging, and other applications. aluminum alloys aluminum application aluminum production engineered products fabrication consideration...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006048
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
...-applied coatings require special spraying machines that keep the coating from forming clots. Some coatings that are sprayed on come in aerosol cans. Apply the outerwrap (optional): Some coated components will be stored outside or face rough handling in transport and will need some kind of outerwrap...