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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...—conventional buggy components—served as wheels. Bracing was hard-drawn steel wire (cold working increases strength); the crankshaft was made of a forged nickel-chromium alloy steel (forging also increases strength); and engine materials included a cast aluminum alloy (to save weight and as an alternative...
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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
... at the space station Fig. 12 Titanium domes. Before chemical milling (left) and after chemical milling (right) in an incorrect etchant that caused the dome to undergo brittle fracture Fig. 7 F-20 Tigershark, circa 1982 Fig. 9 USS Greeneville Fig. 10 Welded crankshaft...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... performance concerns bird strike testing on jet engines. Bird strikes have been a problem during aircraft take-offs and landings for many years. A bird may even be ingested into an engine at take-off or landing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires that an engine must be able to handle a bird...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060175
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... steel pipe Structural tubing Line pipe Oil country tubular goods Steel specialty tubular products Pressure tubing Mechanical tubing Aircraft tubing Hot-rolled wire rods Industrial quality Rods for electric welded chain Rods for heading, forging, and roll-threading wire Rods...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060117
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... a mandrel. Manual spinning is used to make flanges, rolled rims, cups, cones, and double-curved surfaces such as bells. Applications include light reflectors, tank ends, covers, housings, shields, parts for musical instruments, and aircraft and aerospace components. Power spinning is used for virtually...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.9781627083164
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.uhcf3.t53630117
EISBN: 978-1-62708-270-9
... surface. Grinding damage in the fillet was the cause of this fracture. Fig. 32 Bending fatigue fracture through the cheek of a diesel engine crankshaft. The very prominent steps and beach marks were the result of severe overloading during starting and clutching with a very aggressive friction...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... equivalent of ±0.051 mm (0.002 in.). A comparison of these tolerances for thin-web, integrally stiffened titanium aircraft skins chemically milled from 914 × 2438 × 3.18 mm (36 × 96 × 0.125 in.) sheet is shown above. Types of cutting fluids used in machining Table 13.5 Types of cutting fluids used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... heat treated to HRC 54 to 55. Note that the chromium plating is intact. Fig. 51 Boeing 757-2008 truck beam failure occurring on Icelandic Air, aircraft registration TF-FIJ. Fig. 52 Schematic of the assembly of a Boeing 757 main landing gear showing the location of fracture...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610461
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... common in various types of nozzles where high-speed or high-pressure fluids scour and cut their way through the metal. Liquid droplets can lead to erosive wear, as is frequently seen on the leading edges of high-speed aircraft. Convex surfaces under heavy pressure deform elastically to form a bulge...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... is an example of the successful application of simulated service testing. The aircraft industry has made successful use of devices such as the wind tunnel to simulate some of the conditions encountered in flight, and naval architects have employed tank tests to evaluate hull modifications, power requirements...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780109
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... aircraft uses ceramic turbine blades in its engines.) Such engineered materials can also fail by fracturing, leaking, or failing to meet their requirements. When ceramic parts fracture, they typically do so in a brittle manner due to the nature of ceramic material. Sometimes, if pieces of the failed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... was involved. When dealing with failures of crankshafts or other shafts, it is generally desirable to ascertain the conditions of the bearings and whether any misalignment existed, either within the machine concerned or between the driving and driven components. In analysis where multiple components...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.stg2.t61280189
EISBN: 978-1-62708-267-9
.... These heavy-duty drills yield much better results for twist drills than standard jobbers-length drills because of their greater rigidity. The crankshaft or split points, which are standard for type-C aircraft and heavy-web drills, are preferred for drilling all iron-nickel-base superalloys harder than 400...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610585
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... of cast structures is rare. Source: Ref 2 Frequency of causes for failure Table 3 Frequency of causes for failure Cause Percentage of failures Engineering components Aircraft components Improper materials selection 38 … Fabrication imperfections 15 17 Faulty heat...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740103
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
... with longitudinal flash, closed-die forging without flash Applications Production of forgings for automobiles, trucks, tractors, off-highway equipment, aircraft, railroad and mining equipment, general mechanical industry, and energy-related engineering production Fig. 13 Closed-die forging without...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
... ball bearings; aircraft engines require rolling element bearings for the high rotational speeds of the rotating elements in the engine. There are test rigs that can measure the torque characteristics of individual ball or roller bearings ( Fig. 3.9 ), but many bearing manufacturers use specialized rigs...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
..., electropolishing. Source: Ref 29 Fig. 53 Effect of nitriding and shot peening on fatigue behavior. Comparison between fatigue limits of crankshafts ( S - N bands) and fatigue limits of separate test bars, which are indicated by plotted points at right. Steel was 4340. Source: Ref 30 Fig. 13...