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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...Abstract Abstract The honeycomb sandwich structure composite is a very efficient and complex structure widely used in the aircraft industry. Honeycomb-cored sandwich panels increase part stiffness at a lower weight than monolithic composite materials. This chapter describes the analysis...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270146
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... an inspection of all other aircraft with similar fittings and the consideration of alternate materials that are less prone to stress-corrosion cracking. aircraft industry aluminum alloys dye penetrant inspection energy-dispersive X-ray spectrophotometry SEM fractography stress corrosion cracking...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870191
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... by the aluminum-finishing industry for such applications as domestic appliances, small parts, aircraft and electronic equipment, and continuous coil coating of architectural aluminum. The films provide excellent paint adhesion and superior painted and unpainted corrosion resistance. The low contact resistance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... strength-to-weight ratio, especially in the aircraft industry. Quenching of extrusion on the runout table is an important issue to those in the aluminum extrusion industry. Research continues to improve high-pressure and high-velocity water and water/air spray systems. Thermodynamics and tribology...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540391
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
.... Stress severity factors are used in the aircraft industry for fatigue analysis of attachment joints and other areas that are prone to crack development. Attachment joint configurations are of interest to engineers because so many structural joints are distributed throughout an aircraft. The following...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... of carbon/epoxy laminate using image-enhancing penetrant to reveal transverse and longitudinal cracking and local delaminations. Source: Ref 9 Fig. 39 Aircraft industry building-block approach. Source: Ref 19 Fig. 14 Recommended design envelope for mechanically fastened composites...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... solution heat treatment. Because there is a wide application of harder alloys, especially in the aircraft industry, material is required to be produced in different hardening tempers. A flow diagram of the heat treatment variables is shown in Fig. 10 . A flow diagram of the annealing process variables...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... component or a full-scale structural assembly. Fig. 18.3 Aircraft industry building block approach. Source: Ref 2 Large full-scale tests are not normally performed in the worst-case design environment; it would be extremely difficult, for example, to expose to the environment a large...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
.... The density of titanium is between those of aluminum and steel. It is stronger than aluminum alloys, thus it offers weight savings over steel where high strength is required. The low density of titanium accounts for the majority of its usage. The aircraft industry uses titanium for airframes and engines...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.smff.t53400005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-316-4
... into a system of classification. However, sometimes different part types appear to be similar. They are distinguished in a quantitative manner rather than in a qualitative manner. A variety of geometries are required in sheet metal components used in automotive and aircraft industries ( Ref 2.5 , 2.6 ). Major...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... subjected to impact from foreign objects. One concern in the aircraft industry is low-velocity impacts, because they can cause barely visible impact damage, which can remain undetected ( Ref 1 to 4 ). This type of damage may occur from such things as hail and runway debris or from maintenance operations...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... promising in the late 1940s and early 1950s to a military on the cutting edge of developing jet engines, supersonic aircraft, missiles, and lighter-weight trucks, tanks, landing craft, and other hardware for the Cold War and the Korean conflict. The problem was the lack of industry producing titanium...
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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
... a single F-20. Why? None of the allied and friendly nations had asked for it. The U.S. military did not want it, either. The military was used to the concept that it told the aircraft industry what it wanted, and companies bid on the project. No one was used to the aircraft industry simply providing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... of a component and the structure of which it forms a part. By proper inspection procedures, it was possible to reject defective structural members in an aircraft industry and obtain free replacement from the suppliers. Example: Blisters in Aluminum Alloy Extrusions Example: Infrequent Inspection: A Mine...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.stg2.t61280001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-267-9
.... Their high strength coupled with corrosion resistance have made certain superalloys standard materials for biomedical devices. Superalloys also find use in cryogenic applications. Some Applications of Superalloys Table 1.3 Some Applications of Superalloys Aircraft/industrial gas turbine...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 February 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.chffa.t51040007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-300-3
.... Application Production of forgings for automobiles, trucks, tractors, off-highway equipment, aircraft, railroad and mining equipment, general mechanical industry, and energy-related engineering production. 2.3.2 Closed-Die Forging without Flash <xref ref-type="fig" rid="t51040007-f3">(Fig. 2.3...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540383
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... to applied loads must be recognized and proper adjustments made. The lug loads and bypass loads discussed in Chapter 3 are examples. Another example is the ground-air-ground (GAG) cycle known to engineers in the aircraft industry. The variation in stress from ground taxi to takeoff, during flight...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aet.t68260187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-336-2
... continue to have wide applications in the aircraft industry, improved versions have recently been introduced. Purer derivatives, such as 2214 and 2124, offer better fracture and toughness properties ( Ref 4 ). The toughness of alloy 2048 also has improved. Alloy selection depends on the service...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
... its appearance in the 1920s. By the 1930s, aluminum alloys were firmly established as the principal material of the aircraft industry. In the mid-1980s, for example, 80% of all airframes (excluding equipment) were made of aluminum alloys. Henry Ford and His Famous Flivver The Ford Model T, also...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... been developed for corrosive resistance for repeated intermittent exposure to temperatures above 450 °C (840 °F). These grades are primarily used in the aircraft industry. The most familiar AUST SS is type 304, sometimes called T304 or simply 304. It is the most widely used alloy of the austenitic...