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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270172
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
...Abstract Abstract During a routine preflight inspection of a piston aircraft engine, part of a cooling fin was found that had broken off the cylinder. The piece, made of aluminum-silicon alloy, was cleaned and examined. Based on the fracture characteristics revealed by an electron microscope...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270092
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
...Abstract Abstract An aircraft fuel pump failed just after takeoff, resulting in engine flameout. Investigators discovered that one of the seven pistons broke into several pieces, causing the quill shaft to fracture. An examination of the fracture surfaces revealed severe rubbing on the quill...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270074
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Background A fuel pump in an aircraft engine failed to operate because the camshaft had fractured. Wear of a spring inside the piston resulted in the formation of small metal slivers that could have blocked the orifice in the spring seat, resulting in starvation of lubricant between the slipper pads...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... Example: Misalignment: Failure of a Piston in a Marine Engine Example: Assembly Error in Aircraft Accidents (Murphy’s Law) Inspection is an important stage in the manufacture of a component before it is released for the end use, and periodical inspection is necessary for monitoring the health...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... automotive castings 354.0 Premium-strength castings for the aerospace industry 355.0 Sand: air compressor pistons; printing press bedplates; water jackets; crankcases. Permanent: impellers; aircraft fittings; timing gears; jet engine compressor cases 356.0 Sand: flywheel castings; automotive...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
...) lever, inboard flap hinge bolt, nose landing gear piston axle, multiple-leg aircraft-handling sling, aircraft hoist sling, internal spur gear, and MLG axle. In addition, the chapter provides information on full-scale fatigue testing, nondestructive testing, and failure analysis of fin attach bolts...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... was unprepared. Castings for the Liberty aircraft motor, engine pistons, and many other applications posed special problems for the aluminum foundry industry. The primary embarrassment for the company was their inability to replicate the new German alloy called Duralumin. This alloy was used for the 100...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... of the pistons in all the engines sold by them. A batch of aluminum alloy extrusions was procured for use in the fabrication of aircraft wings. During inspection for acceptance, blisters were noticed on their surface. When the extrusions were solution treated, the blisters were found to increase in size...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
..., aircraft parts X X … … … … … 360 A 360 F Auto transmission, pulleys, motor body and end shields XX XX … … … … … 384 F Cylinder blocks, IC engine pistons … … X X … … X 390 F, T5 Pressure-tight parts, large instrument cases, outboard marine pistons, street lamp housings...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Premium engineered casting aircraft pylons Fig. 3.18 Premium engineered casting aircraft wing flap Fig. 3.19 Premium engineered casting aircraft canopy Fig. 3.10 Alloy A356.0 alloy automotive wheels produced by low-pressure casting Fig. 3.11 Variety of parts...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... housings; aircraft fittings; compressor connecting rods; railway car seat frames 308.0 General-purpose permanent mold castings; ornamental grilles and reflectors 319.0 Engine crankcases; gasoline and oil tanks; oil pans; typewriter frames; engine parts 332.0 Automotive and heavy-duty pistons...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... of thermal expansion (CTE) than unreinforced aluminum, so that tighter tolerances and hence higher pressure and better performance are obtained. Squeeze-cast piston liners have been used in the Honda Prelude since 1990, displacing cast iron inserts ( Fig. 9.2 ). In the manufacturing process, the engine block...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
.... The personal computer has many purposes. Depending on how the computer is configured, it can allow its operator to write and print reports, perform mathematical operations, generate engineering drawings, access the internet, and do many other things. A manned aircraft is another transportation system...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780171
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
... • Payne T. , Quantitative Techniques for Management , Reston Publishing, Inc. , 1982 • Ross P. , Taguchi Techniques for Quality Engineering , McGraw-Hill , 1988 ANOVA is an analytical technique that determines if differences in average performance are due to randomness...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... Alloys , Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy , 1986 , p 249 • Aluminum Brazing Handbook , The Aluminum Association , 1990 • Frick J. , Ed., Woldman’s Engineering Alloys , 9th ed. , ASM International , 2000 • Granger D.A. , Truckner W.G. , and Rooy...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...). They were initially developed for use in aircraft piston engine turbosuperchargers. Current applications include: Aircraft gas turbines : disks, combustion chambers, bolts, casings, shafts, exhaust systems, cases, blades, vanes, burner cans, afterburners, thrust reversers Steam turbine power...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... with all-titanium construction. Source: U.S. Air Force. The jet engine builders were the major consumers of titanium, and Pratt & Whitney was the leader. Until the postwar period, Pratt produced only piston engines for aircraft. The transition to gas turbines after World War II was much more...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170290
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... compares stress-rupture behavior of the three alloy classes. Fig. 1 General stress rupture behavior of superalloys Superalloys were initially developed for use in aircraft piston engine turbosuperchargers, and their development over the last 60 years has been paced by the demands of advancing...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... Fig. 1.1 Extrusion processes. (a) Direct extrusion. (b) Indirect extrusion. 1, extrusion; 2, die; 3, billet; 4, dummy block; 5, container; 6, stem; 7, dummy block with die; 8, sealing tool Fig. 1.4 Bramah’s lead piston press, 1797. A, melting chamber; B, piston; C, tube support; D...