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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001086
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... specifically for optical components is satellite imaging systems. Because the large mirrors used in aerospace optics must retain precise geometry throughout complex loading spectra, no differentiation was drawn between grades used for optical instruments and those used for inertial-guidance instruments...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001260
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... to extend the lifetime of printing press components that are subject to sliding-wear damage. Other applications of electroplated multiple-layer thin films that are being explored include the use of Cu/Ag and Cu/Co alloys for high-temperature applications in rocket thrust aligners, where protective...
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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
...) are required. In addition to these grades, I-70 was developed for optical components in satellite imaging systems and optical grade O-50 was developed for infrared optical instruments. Table 1 gives compositions of instrument/optical grades. Beryllium Alloys Beryllium is too reactive to accept...
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
... on launch vehicle upper stages and satellites. A brief description of key applications, including solid rocket motor casings, payload fairings, and payload support (adapter) structures, is presented subsequently. Solid Rocket Motors Space motor components must be highly reliable and lightweight...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006558
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... photopolymerization and thermoplastic extrusion 3D printing have been used to create geometrically complex dielectric structures that serve as an electrical device substrate. During interruptions in these processes, ink deposition can provide a network of conductive paths to connect electronic components, create...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... for defense applications. Gallium arsenide is about ten times more resistant to radiation than silicon. This resistance is essential in satellite operations in space, where components are exposed to damaging radiation from the sun. Gallium arsenide circuits also can operate at higher temperatures than can...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... parts. Fig. 4 Metal printed satellite component with lattice structure from Thales Alenia Space. Source: Ref 30 . Reprinted from https://www.metal-am.com/large-scale-metal-lattice-structure-complex-satellite-part/ , copyright 2016 Thales Alenia Space, by permission from Thales Alenia Space...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003367
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... they have found wide applications in electronics, printed circuit boards, satellite and aerospace structural composites, and low-dielectric and radar applications. They can be formulated for use as high-performance adhesives, syntactic foams, honeycomb, and fiber- reinforced composites and are often found...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006357
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... carried out. Applying a theory to a condition that is considerably different from that which was used to derive the particular theory is likely to lead to an erroneous outcome. In a way, the applicable theory of wear is very much a function of the operating condition of the pair of components...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003409
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Abstract Abstract The prepreg hand lay-up process is a versatile, reliable, cost-effective, and high quality process for fabricating large or small components. This article discusses the technique characteristics and applications of the process. It describes the stages involved in the process...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001080
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... for structural components on aircraft ranging from the Boeing 707, to the supersonic SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft, to space satellites and missiles. Jet Engine Components Jet engine components ( Ref 8 ). Titanium fan disks ( Fig. 4 ), turbine blades and vanes, and structurals are commonly used...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005142
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... systems, and precision satellite and airborne optical components. Structural grades find application as satellite superstructures, antenna booms, and optical support structures. Table 1 lists the compositions of four grades of vacuum hot pressed beryllium. Compositions of four grades of vacuum hot...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003350
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... to MMCs. In each of these systems, the matrix is typically a continuous phase throughout the component. The second level of classification refers to the reinforcement form—particulate reinforcements, whisker reinforcements, continuous fiber laminated composites, and woven composites (braided...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006465
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... components, such as porosity, inclusions, cracking, and residual stress, that can be avoided by using vendor recommended process parameters and approved materials. It describes the development of process-structure-property-performance modeling. The article explains the practical considerations...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001465
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... for the same reasons welding is popular on earth. Welding applications in space are similar to those on earth in that they both involve the need to assemble structural components that will exhibit sufficient strength, endurance, and reliability during their service lives. In addition, ease of repair of welded...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006650
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... the +1/2 and −1/2 levels (central transition), which are those typically measured by NMR, can be detected using RF-based methods. Other transitions, called satellite transitions, also are made possible through the Zeeman effect, including those for higher-order spin states such as 3/2 and 5/2, depending...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006804
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... pieces can be very significant ( Ref 1 ). Fig. 2 Horizontal vessel that experienced a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion. Source: Ref 1 Explosion Damage Indicators In failure and incident investigations, component and equipment damage is often used to determine the location...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006681
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... and Hardware In general, it is still possible to use a relatively complicated instrument such as a TEM without detailed knowledge of its hardware components. Modern electron microscopes consist of a set of complex components, including an electron source, electromagnetic lenses, recording devices, and so...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009084
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... ( Ref 3 , 5 ). Heat Effects on Composite Material Surfaces The proper selection of the matrix material for the environment in which a component is to be used is critical so that long-term durability of the part is maintained. If the temperature to which the composite is exposed in service...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... for lightweight and higher-strength components ( Ref 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 ). MMCs are engineered combinations of two or more materials (one of which is a metal or alloy) in which tailored properties, not achievable in monolithic metals or alloys, are achieved by systematic combinations of different...