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Published: 01 February 2005
Fig. 20.20 Production examples of isothermal/hot-die forged aircraft components [ Shah, 1988 ] More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract Two filtration components installed on a developmental aircraft cracked during pressure impulse testing. Both parts were made from an aluminum alloy, solutionized and aged, and cracked due to fatigue. In both cases, the crack initiated at a transition region on an inner surface...
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Published: 01 August 2005
Fig. 3.22 Forged aluminum alloy 2014-T6 aircraft component that failed by fatigue. Characteristic beach marks are evident. See also Fig. 3.23 More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... Abstract This chapter describes the mechanisms, characteristics, and prevention of intergranular and exfoliation corrosion in various aluminum alloys. It discusses susceptible alloys and recommended tempers and presents several examples of exfoliation in aircraft components. It also explains...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870099
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... that influence its formation. It covers alloy selection and mitigation techniques and includes examples of SCC in aircraft components. The chapter also addresses corrosion fatigue, explaining how different environments and operating conditions affect crack propagation, fatigue strength, and fatigue life...
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 5.23 Ti-6Al-4V aircraft nacelle frame that was redesigned from a conventional configuration to one suitable for superplastic forming having fewer parts and fasteners. The redesigned version of this B-1B aircraft component, having 0.161 m 2 (250 in. 2 ) plan view area, resulted in a 33 More
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Published: 01 October 2012
shows the typical distribution of the SiC reinforcements (inside diameter of the rod is to the left in this inset micrograph). (b) A nozzle actuator link from the General Electric F110 engine, made of a similar metal-matrix composite, used for F-16 aircraft. Component dimensions are provided in the text More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 1.13 Ti-6Al-4V engine nacelle component for the Boeing 757 aircraft. (a) Part as previously fabricated required 41 detail parts and more than 200 fasteners. (b) Superplastically formed part is formed from a single sheet. Courtesy of Metal Bellows Division of Parker Bertea Aerospace Group More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... of different components made from magnesium and aluminum alloys. Cast magnesium and aluminum alloys are used in aircraft components such as gear boxes and transmission housings because of their light weight, high strength-to-weight ratios, and lower manufacturing costs. The gear boxes and transmission housings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... presented include components and accessories of aircraft, helicopters, compressors, turbines, fuel pumps and other parts of aircraft engines, ground equipment, power plants, and chemical plants. The investigation of the failure of dowel bolts in an aircraft engine was carried out jointly with scientists...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract This chapter documents the key findings of an investigation into the failure of an aircraft’s main wheel bearing housing. Using annotated images and a detailed SEM fractograph, it shows what investigators observed that led them to conclude that the flange on one of the hubs broke off...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270113
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract An aircraft went down over water some 30 minutes into a flight. The wreckage was retrieved and the elevator linkage components were dismantled, cleaned, and reassembled. As the chapter explains, both the port and starboard hinge pins had fractured at a tack welded joint along a flange...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
..., and so on, are all definitive causes of failures. The data are well presented, the numbers appear to make sense, and the percentages add up to 100. But the data are not acceptable for use by anyone except the person who developed the table. Table 2 narrows down the database to aircraft components...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... is fundamentally a part of the design process for buildings, power plants, aircraft, refineries, and ships. For any given design, the mission and the intended use are established. Predicting the performance and design life of a component depends on defining what life or performance is required in the anticipated...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540383
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... summarizes the effectiveness of the RACETRAK method for condensing the number of steps in the fatigue test spectra of nine F-18 aircraft components. Two DMIN levels (0.25 and 0.5) were used in each of these exercises. Analytical predictions were made using the LOOPIN8 computer code ( Ref A4.7 ). This code...
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Published: 01 December 2000
Fig. 2.4 A few typical areas of application for high-performance titanium parts. (a) Offshore drilling rig components. (b) Subsea equipment and submersibles requiring ultrastrength. (c) Aircraft. (d) Components for marine and chemical processing operations. More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... and the reliability of their products Thus, failures have a great impact on the society and its economy. Failures of structures can occur at various locations, for instance, at home, on the road, in a machine, in an aircraft, or in a big plant. Failure of an aluminum ladder in a home, which led to personal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
...-strength steel aerospace components full-scale fatigue testing nondestructive testing failure analysis STEEL has limited use in modern aircraft, but it is used in landing gear systems, arrestment systems for naval aircraft, and for support equipment. Because of the high strength levels required...
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Published: 01 June 2016
Fig. 11.8 (a and b) Repair of a B-1 bomber nonstructural component. (a) Skin panel for wear at fastener holes. (b) External doubler repair. Source: Ref 11.14 . (c) Repair of an aluminum component in a commercial aircraft by the low-pressure cold spray system to protect against corrosion More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270097
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Abstract Metal particles were frequently detected in the oil of an aircraft engine, triggering an investigation that led to a torque sensor and its mounting components. The sensor assembly was removed and examined in greater detail. As the chapter explains, investigators discovered that one...