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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sap.t53000117
EISBN: 978-1-62708-313-3
... A.5A Alloy Application Comments Astroloy Forgings for high temperatures … Hastelloy B Older GTEs and rocket engines Good strength up to 1095 °C (2005 °F) but limited by relative oxidation resistance to 650 °C (1200 °F). Replaced by Haynes 242, Hastelloy B-2, and Hastelloy B-3...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... around component testing and test areas and you will learn that all potential causes of failures or events are taken seriously, no matter how ridiculous they may seem. I was working in a company that produced rocket engines. Part of that business consisted of regularly performing rocket engine tests. One...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1983
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-348-5
.... But fluorine has several unique characteristics that make its use as an oxidizer for rocket propellants attractive, and a significant amount of research has been stimulated by this interest. Liquid hydrogen, although it is highly flammable, poses less hazard from incompatibility than oxygen or fluorine...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... the basic safety measures of draining the rocket’s fuel tanks and deactivating its electrical systems. When the launch vehicle’s fourth stage ignited its engines, the space probe was turned into a mammoth fire bomb. The Soviet Union largely withheld information about the disaster; two decades passed before...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... for rocket engines . Integrally bladed disks (“blisks”) for rocket engine turbopumps have been produced from carbon-fiber-reinforced SiC. Figure 11.16 shows the Fastrac engine developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the locations of the turbopump and blisk. The blisks were...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
...Abstract Abstract The necessity of developing the lightest-weight structures with sufficient strength was the driving factor for the development of filament-wound composite pressure vessels. This chapter presents a brief history of the development of rocket motor cases (RMCs), followed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.stg2.t61280001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-267-9
... Metal processing, such as in:   Hot work tools and dies   Casting dies Medical components, such as in:   Dentistry   Prosthetic devices Space vehicle components, such as:   Aerodynamically heated skins   Rocket-engine parts Heat treating equipment:   Trays   Fixtures...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... content of high-void areas of an as-wound filament-wound rocket motor case can be 5 and perhaps 10%; pressure-cured laminates are rejected if the void content exceeds 1 to 2%. Fig. 8.1 Effect of void content on shear strength. Source: Ref 8.13 Fig. 8.2 Effect of relative void content...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
...: Failure of a Hip Prosthesis Example: Machining Defect: Failure of Titanium Alloy Compressor Blades Example: Heat Treatment Defect: Cracking of a Nitrided Quill Shaft Example: Hydrogen Embrittlement: Failure of a Rocket Suspension Lug Example: Residual Stress Relief: Failure of a Long I-beam...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.9781627083386
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... and currents, it is important that the coated components remain completely free from tarnish films and that they remain chemically and metallurgically stable for the life of the equipment. Gold brazing alloys are used for joining jet and rocket engine components made from nickel- or cobalt-base superalloys...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170550
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... types. Gold content in dental alloys generally ranges between approximately 50 and 88%. Gold brazing alloys are used for joining jet and rocket engine components made from nickel-or cobalt-base superalloys or stainless steel. Here, joint ductility is high because alloying with the base metal...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdmht.t52060231
EISBN: 978-1-62708-343-0
... of the United States ( Fig. 10.1 ) was the world’s first reusable STS. The launch occurs from two types of rockets: a pair of solid-fueled boosters bolted to the sides of the prominent central liquid fuel tank, and a cluster of three rather small-appearing liquid hydrogen/oxygen-burning main engines mounted...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420263
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
... harsh operating environment. These materials are widely used in aircraft and power-generation turbines, rocket engines, and other challenging environments, including nuclear power and chemical processing plants. To improve the performance of nickel-base superalloys, alloy composition and processing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... specified. The POD indicates how much hardware is being shipped that may not meet the defect level and could fail later. Most companies solve this statistical problem by inspecting for a slightly tighter criterion. For example, the rocket engine business uses a 5Al-2.5Sn extra-low interstitial (ELI...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540319
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... improved fracture toughness also results ( Ref 8.1 ). A typical CMC is the carbon-fiber-reinforced silicon carbide (C/SiC) used for turbine disks in rocket engines. Particulate reinforcement materials include ZrO 2 and SiC. The ZrO2 reinforcement, when added in the correct amount and particle size...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030074
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... control equipment N07214 Haynes 214 16.0 76.5 … … … … 4.5 3.0 0.03 … Specialized heat treatment equipment, turbine parts N07718 Inconel 718 19.0 52.5 … 3.0 5.1 0.9 0.5 18.5 0.08 max 0.15 max Cu Gas turbines, rocket engines, nuclear applications N07750 Inconel X-750 15.5...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... of computers, although much of this work has been accomplished outside of the United States. For example, most publications in the realm of reinforced piping have originated in Canada, and a significant number of papers on rocket motors/pressure vessels have had South Korea as their source. The advances...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... is that of fiber bridging, where winding onto a concave shape is attempted and, as a result, the fibers do not remain in contact with the surface. Axisymmetric shapes have the advantage that, in the circumferential direction, there is always positive curvature; this can be seen in the rocket casing shown in Fig...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sap.t53000001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-313-3
... of relatively high mechanical strength and surface stability at high temperature ( Ref 1 ). The primary application that has driven superalloy development is for use as air foils in the hot section of gas turbine engines (GTEs), but they have been used successfully in other applications, such as rocket...