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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... valve components, rolling elements and bearings, paper and wire manufacturing, biomedical implants, heat exchangers, adiabatic diesel engines, advanced gas turbines, and aerospace applications. advanced ceramics aerospace applications mineral processing equipment structural applications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006829
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... corrosive ambient, which further promotes such fatigue crack damages. The accumulation of debris also leads to a reduction in flexibility at this point, and, in the case of a mining rope, can cause jolting when this part of the cable passes onto the winding drum. In steam generators and heat exchangers...
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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
... market segment is the wind power generation group of components including bearings, tower connector flanges, and electrical generator parts. Commercial is a catch-all category for rings such as gears for large equipment, bearings for large cranes, food processing dies, and containment dies for forging...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006787
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... generators are coal, natural gas, and petroleum; nuclear power also supplies significant steam generation. Increasingly, renewable sources such as hydroelectric, wind, geothermal, tide, solar, and biomass have become sources for power generation. Solar energy is a renewable, free source of...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... due to the need for extensive scaffolding and platforms. Applications include cooling towers, wind turbines, flares, aircraft, power-transmission pylons, nuclear installations, offshore construction, and even the interiors of storage tanks and tall power plant boilers. The areas under inspection are...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Vacuum- sack, 2-D Autoclave, 2-D Winding, 2-D Weaving, 2.5/3-D Easy Easy Easy Possible Possible Easy Easy Easy Not possible Possible Not possible Possible Possible Easy Possible Not possible Possible Possible Easy Possible Not possible Possible Easy...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006796
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... rain erosion of solid materials, gas turbine blades, wind turbine blades, airplane components, and pipe-wall thinning in nuclear/fossil power plants. Because of the fundamental interest in the mechanics of fluids and solids, this topic has been reviewed by Heymann ( Ref 1 ) and Richman ( Ref 2 ) in the...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... final choice. Often, however, one or two properties are far more important than all others. Some examples of applications where a single property of unique interest dominates the selection of a material are: High density: gyroscope rotors and winding weights in self-winding watches High...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... characteristic if one wants to bend, wind, or weave a fiber to make a complex–shaped final product. Fiber flexibility is associated with Young's modulus and the diameter. In high-modulus fibers, the diameter is the dominant parameter that controls flexibility. For a given modulus, the smaller the diameter, the...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005258
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
..., rolling mill rolls, furnace rollers, special pipelines, winding spools, and other applications. Some of these uses are shown in Fig. 8 . Fig. 8 Three applications for centrifugally cast parts in the iron and steel industry. (a) Continuous casting roller. (b) Winding spool. (c) Annealing furnace...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., such as a tube or pressure vessel, or a more complex shape, such as a wind turbine or helicopter rotor blade. As mentioned before, filament winding may use wet (or melted) resin or prepreg ( Ref 15 ). The fiber placement process is followed by some type of cure or molding process. This may simply...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... casting or wire winding used in conjunction with hot isostatic pressing. Plasma spraying has also been employed to deposit a titanium matrix onto the fibers. Similarly, electron beam physical vapor deposition of metal on fiber has also been demonstrated. Table 11 gives properties for a representative...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... filament winding or laying up pre-impregnated plastic mats containing carbon, glass, or aramid (Kevlar) fiber to the required thickness, then pressing and curing. Material removal processes include traditional machining (turning, drilling, milling, etc.), grinding (a sort of micromachining process...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Microstructural damage due to shearing, blanking, piercing Overheating damage during spring winding Laps and cracks due to shot peening Stress-corrosion cracking due to use of improper die lubricants Grain growth Incomplete phase transformation Quench cracks Decarburization...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003210
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... 300 and 400 series steels and nickel- and cobalt-base superalloys; carbon steels; low-alloy steels; and copper Aircraft turbine components, automotive parts, heat exchangers, honeycomb structures (Ni,Pd)-Si-B None Powder, tape, RS foil AISI 300 series stainless steels, cemented carbide...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22a.a0005420
EISBN: 978-1-62708-196-2
... kinds of special defects that only affect particular casting processes. For example, “freckle” defects can arise during the directional solidification of turbine blades when buoyancy-driven flow allows winding vertical channels to penetrate between dendrites and become filled with segregated liquid near...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006764
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
...% thickness of total metal; complex shapes are difficult to analyze Permits visual analysis of buried discontinuities or components in assembly. Also possible to measure near-surface strain Metals, foods, films, nonmetals, composites, assemblies Acoustic emission (AE) Multiple distributed sensors detect...
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
... infrastructure and structural components, water distribution systems (pipes, pumps, and valves), automotive components (engine blocks, brakes, steering and suspension components, etc.), prosthetics, jewelry, and gas turbine engine hardware. In one study ( Ref 1 ), castings were estimated to be used in 90% or...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... parts such as Si 3 N 4 gas turbine engine components. Pressures as high as 10 MPa (1.5 ksi) have been used. A less common approach is vacuum casting, in which a vacuum is applied to the outside of a mold. This process can be used to increase casting rates with either the drain or solid casting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006454
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... ). Acoustic noise sources include fluid flow in pumps and valves, friction processes such as the movement of structures on their supports, and impact processes such as rain and wind-blown cables striking the structure. Electrical and electromagnetic noise sources include ground loops, power-switching circuits...