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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 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...
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 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...
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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
.... high-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...
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 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... satellites struts, aircraft hydraulic cylinders, drill pipe, drive shafts, couplings, and cryogenic tubing. References References 7.1 Leslie J.C. , Jean J.R. , Neubert H. , Truong L. , and Heard J.T. , “ Development and Manufacture of Cost Effective Drill Pipe, ” 2002...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270100
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... that opens and closes the doors to the undercarriage compartment. The failed component was removed from the aircraft and examined using optical and electron microscopes. Under low magnification, the fracture surface appeared jagged except for one corner that was relatively smooth. SEM fractography revealed...
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 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...
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 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540383
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... of an aircraft component spectrum is a typical example. A load exceedance curve indicates only the probability that the applied load level will equal or exceed certain values. The procedure for converting a cumulative load spectrum to a discrete load spectrum is to divide the load exceedance curve into regular...
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 February 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.chffa.t51040257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-300-3
... between isothermal forging and other conventional methods of producing a typical rib-web-type aircraft structural component. Fig. 20.3 Comparison of various methods of producing torque ribs [ DuMond, 1975 and 1976 ) An in-depth understanding of the plastic properties of the forging...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 February 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.chffa.t51040193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-300-3
... , Zhao J.C. , Fahrmann M. , and Pollock T.M. , Ed., TMS , 2001 , p 347 – 357 . [Shirgaokar et al., 2002] Shirgaokar M. , Ngaile G. , Altan T. , “ Multi-Stage Forging Simulations of Aircraft Components, ” ERC/NSM–02-R-84, Engineering Research Center for Net Shape...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460277
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... spray is in repair of magnesium alloy parts ( Ref 11.1 – 11.3 ) for U.S. Army and Navy aircraft components, such as fan blades, landing gears, transmission and gear box housing for rotorcraft, and advanced fixed-wing aircraft parts. The UH-60, for example, has several parts that have been reclaimed...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... in the T-tempers. Good general-purpose alloy used for a broad range of structural applications and welded assemblies including truck components, railroad cars, pipelines, marine applications, furniture, agricultural applications, aircrafts, architectural applications, automotive parts, building products...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...Abstract Abstract This chapter describes the molecular structures and chemical reactions associated with the production of thermoset and thermoplastic components. It compares and contrasts the mechanical properties of engineering plastics with those of metals, and explains how fillers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... on the drawings that indicate where tensile specimens are to be taken. This is especially true of critical aircraft components. Anisotropic materials have properties that vary with test specimen orientation. Tensile strength and yield strength specifications are usually given in the longitudinal and transverse...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
.... , Corrosion Fatigue of Metals , Trans. Am. Soc. Steel Treat. , Vol 11 , 1927 , p 355 3.34. Grover H.J. , Fatigue of Aircraft Structures , NAVAIR 01-1A-13, U. S. Government Printing Office , 1966 10.21236/AD0660529 3.35. “ Metallic Materials and Elements for Aerospace Vehicle...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... , 9.7 , 9.9 , 9.52 , 9.69 ). More recently, however, failures of a number of forged AZ80 French aircraft components were reported, apparently resulting from excessive assembly and residual stresses ( Ref 9.51 ). Service failures of cast and forged South African magnesium aircraft wheels have also...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
... by physical or chemical property changes to produce a bonded joint with useful strength between the adherends. Adhesive-bonded joints are used extensively in aircraft components and assemblies where structural integrity is critical. The structural components are not limited to aircraft applications...