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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540411
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... Abstract This appendix provides tensile property data for titanium alloys and castings and plane-strain fracture toughness data for Ti-6Al-4V castings. alpha-beta titanium alloys beta titanium alloys titanium castings plane-strain fracture toughness tensile properties LIMITED...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... been the backbone of military cargo aircraft construction since the 1950s when a new postwar generation of planes took flight. Variants of the Lockheed C130 Hercules , which took its first flight in 1954, are still used by 70 countries around the world. The C141 Starlifter , which was in service from...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540423
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... are compiled in this appendix. Room-temperature ultimate tensile strength and plane-strain fracture toughness values for several commonly used high-strength steels are shown in Fig. A10.1 and A10.2 . Plane-strain fracture toughness versus strength for 4345, 4340, and the precipitation-hardening stainless...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
..., as well as the substantial weight in the engines. One significant development in the 1960s was the building of the SR-71 Blackbird military reconnaissance plane with a speed capability of Mach 3 ( FIG. 9.8 ). The SR-71 was an all-titanium aircraft manufactured with Ti-6Al-4V and a new alloy, Ti-13V...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... material properties in all directions at a point in the body. There are no material planes of symmetry, and normal loads create both normal strains and shear strains. A material is isotropic if the properties are independent of direction within the material. For example, consider the element...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... Abstract This chapter describes the applications with the greatest impact on titanium consumption and global market trends. It explains where, how, and why titanium alloys are used in aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, medical, and military applications as well as power generating...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sccmpe2.t55090257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-266-2
... of the two world wars in response to the need for lightweight military aircraft engines, airframes, wheels, and other parts. After World War II, the nonmilitary market began using significant amounts of magnesium alloys in power tools, luggage, lawn mower decks, sporting equipment, camera cases, conveyors...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2007
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smnm.t52140055
EISBN: 978-1-62708-264-8
... 6.1 and 6.2 . In addition to the AISI specifications for steels in the United States, ASTM International and the military also specify types of steels. The ASTM International specifications are generally preferred for applications of steels for uses where avoidance of failures is imperative...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... titanium use in military and submarine applications. Starting in the early 1950s, titanium began to be used extensively for military aviation purposes, particularly in high-performance jets, the most notable being the Black Bird supersonic spy plane. The Department of Defense realized the strategic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... to fruition with government support, including the very early use of the metal in military gas turbines and in supersonic aircraft. Lockheed’s SR-71 supersonic spy plane was the very first use of a beta titanium alloy for structural aerospace applications. It is important to recognize...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
...-building stunt could be a terrible waste of time and money, Budd forged ahead with plans that he had already laid out. His engineers had come across a small, two-wing amphibian airplane that was said to be very stable and easy to fly. The plane was the all-wood Savoia-Marchetti, which had been designed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540397
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... Aluminum Alloys Both 2000 and 7000 series aluminum alloys are used in the aerospace/aircraft industry. Tables A7.1 and A7.2 along with Fig. A7.1 to A7.3 present tensile properties and fracture toughness test data for several of these alloys. Plane-stress fracture toughness values and crack...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... a plane wave will strike and slow on one side first and thereby itself be bent and curved, turned and focused, giving rise to the optics industry and microscopy. The ratio of the speed of light in vacuum to the speed in some other medium is important to optics and is known as the index of refraction...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
.... , “ A Survey of Filament Winding: Materials, Design Criteria, Military Applications, ” Plastic Report 10, Plastics Technical Evaluation Center , U.S. Armament Research and Development Command , Dover , 1962 Composite Filament Winding Copyright © 2011, ASM International® S.T. Peters, editor All rights...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540431
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... engineering strain. alloy. A metallic material with at least one metal axial strain. The linear strain in a plane parallel in an amount suf cient to impart metallic to the longitudinal axis of the specimen. characteristics to the body. An alloy also may batch. A de nite quantity of some product or contain one...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... International, especially through its Subcommittee D-30 on high-modulus fibers and their composites and its Subcommittee F17.40 on plastic piping systems ( Ref 8.10 ) MIL-HDBK-17 ( Military Handbook-17 ), C Revision, Technomic Publishing and Materials Sciences Corporation ( Ref 8.8 ) International...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320217
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... tubes. Source: Ref 6 12.4.2 Heavy Engineering Structural Components Heavy engineering structural components are classified into four groups: Steel plant and rolling mill equipment Forging and extrusion presses Military equipment, such as tanks Large gears This group...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
..., who saw aluminum’s potential as a material for military use. With government funding, Deville produced bars of aluminum that were exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1855. This was France’s first chance, after the Great Exhibition of 1851 in Britain, to show the world her technical capabilities...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.9781627083096
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... contend that a shoulder-fired missile hit the plane and that the government has turned a blind eye to certain facts. Regardless of the credibility of these claims, they indicate that high-profile failure investigations are under increased scrutiny today. People do not blindly believe what the experts tell...