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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310213
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... factors pertinent to important considerations in buildings, namely surface finish aesthetics, flatness, maintenance, repair, fabrication, and service considerations. It ends with a section providing information on concrete reinforcing bar. stainless steel construction corrosion resistance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340375
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... Abstract Aluminum alloy products offer architectural and building solutions that exploit the benefits inherent in this metal: light weight, excellent durability, low maintenance, and thermal management opportunities. This chapter discusses the major applications for aluminum building products...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... Opportunity Examples Implementation Reduce corrosion costs Lower maintenance and repair costs Extended useful lives of equipment and buildings Reduction of product loss from corrosion damage Identify all corosion costs by review of total processes, equipment, and buildings Quantify corrosion costs...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.piht2.t55050293
EISBN: 978-1-62708-311-9
... Abstract This chapter discusses the maintenance needs of major components in induction heat-treating systems, including power supplies, heat stations, capacitors, high-frequency output stages, induction coils, water systems, quench systems, and fixturing. induction heating systems...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340413
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... stress than the original EC alloy. Since 1987, the National Electrical Code (NEC) has specifically required that aluminum building wire be fabricated from 8 xxx alloys, and coils of wire are marked as such ( Ref 18.5 ). These alloys were developed to optimize the conductivity/strength balance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... (1999, Catherine Houska) The next and most remarkable use of stainless steel in architecture was that of the Chrysler Building, which is still generally regarded as the most outstanding building on the New York City skyline. On the occasion of the Symposium on Stainless Steel in Architecture...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... 60% [ Ing 91 ]. Whereas the French high-speed train TGV of the SNCF with its respectable power and proven ability over several years was manufactured in steel, the German Railway decided to build its 280 km/h (175 mph) high-speed trains InterCity Express 1 (ICE1) and InterCity Express 2 (ICE2...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... and maintenance. Steel was being tried in many new applications where it permitted breakthroughs in engineering and construction. One such area was the newly developing skyscrapers ( FIG. 3.11 ). The 1890s saw such buildings going up in Chicago, the birthplace of these structures, as well as Saint Louis...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... be absolute. There will often be a tendency for compromise based on cost and the availability of materials and resources. For example, one designer might recognize a potential corrosion hazard and plan for early replacement or more regular maintenance. Such design options may be relatively inexpensive...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfadr7.t91110032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-247-1
... and procedures. It requires high levels of maturity, expertise, and trust – both among the employees and between management and employee. There is an up-front team-training requirement to develop the team-building process and all functions must buy into the process from the start. When this is working...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
... tool company. He was married the same year and moved to a job at the American Pulley Company as their chief draftsman. The company stamped steel pedestals for Hale & Kilburn, a Philadelphia firm that produced seating for railways and street cars. Budd Builds the First Steel Railway Carriage...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250187
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... competition, USS acquired other mills, adding approximately 15% to its capacity. In 1906, with most of their steel mills located in the east, The Corporation under Judge Gary planned to build a new mill at a large location in Indiana, bordering on Lake Michigan. This isolated location required...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... crack-initiation sites in riveted fuselage skin Improved aircraft maintenance and inspection procedures Life-assessment methods developed for multiple-site damage (MSD) Sioux City incident 1989 Hard alpha case present in titanium fan disk resulted in fatigue crack initiation and catastrophic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.atia.t59340325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-427-7
... such as maintenance, corrosion repair, and fuel costs are the driving forces for using aluminum. The first U.S. experience with marine aluminum was the America’s Cup race series in 1895. Alfred Hunt of the PRC wanted to interest the U.S. Navy (without any technical data) in using aluminum as a cladding for ship...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... comparison. Source: Ref 1 The chief engineer of aircraft structures for the U.S. Navy once told the editor that he liked composites because “they don’t rot (corrode) and they don’t get tired (fatigue).” Corrosion of aluminum alloys is a major cost and constant maintenance problem for both commercial...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cpi2.t55030235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-282-2
... if this entails greater cost Introduce additional precautions, such as monitoring ( Ref 38 ), inhibitors, cathodic protection, and coatings ( Ref 39 , 40 ) Establish efficient maintenance/repair teams having detailed procedures and including qualified surveyors, inspectors, and supervisors Ensure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pnfn.t65900193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-350-8
... by the introduction of a titanium aeration tube. The aeration tube passes air through the molten salt from the bottom of the salt pot. The system requires good operational maintenance in terms of regular bath desludging, salt analysis, and periodic regeneration. This requires raising the bath temperature to 575 °C...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790257
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0
..., was severely damaged. Erastus Corning came to Ludlum’s rescue. Mr. Corning decided to build a new plant at Watervliet, New York. In 1907, the company was moved to Watervliet, and in 1910, the company was renamed Ludlum Steel Company. Ludlum produced one of the first commercial heats of chromium stainless steel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses design and certification considerations, including materials and process selection, the building block approach to certification, design allowables, and design guidelines. It also includes information on damage tolerance and environmental sensitivity...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hss.9781627083560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-356-0