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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract This chapter consists of three parts. The first part provides data and guidelines for selecting materials and processing routes. It compares the basic properties of metals, ceramics, and polymers, identifies important measures of performance, and discusses manufacturing processes and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Engineers have many materials to choose from when dealing with weight-related design constraints. The list includes aluminum, beryllium, magnesium, and titanium alloys as well as engineering plastics, structural ceramics, and polymer-, metal-, and ceramic-matrix composites. This...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550511
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...-tetragonal zirconia polycrystalline (Y-TZP). It also provides information on materials selection, design optimization, and joining methods, and covers every step of the ceramic production process. brazing ceramic processing diffusion bonding structural ceramics toughened ceramics weibull analysis...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... production equipment and product forms, and include guidelines for optimizing tradeoffs when selecting fibers, resins, and production techniques. composite forms composite processing polymer-matrix composites reinforcement materials THE ADVANTAGES OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPOSITES are many...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... , along with their chemical names, and whether they are amorphous or semicrystalline. Table 7.1 Abbreviations, chemical names, and structures of select plastics Material Chemical name Structure ABS Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene Amorphous ABS-PC Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550299
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... materials (e.g., type 304 stainless steel) and gamma titanium aluminide preforms can be difficult to achieve. To remedy this problem, finite-element modeling techniques have been used to design cans and select process variables. It was shown that moderately uniform gamma pancake thicknesses can be achieved...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... reinforced metal-matrix composite properties can be tailored to meet specific engineering requirements by selecting a particular reinforcement and by varying the amount added to the metal matrix. Thus, the physical and mechanical properties of the composite materials system can be controlled with some...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
..., SiC is the more widely used, although Si 3 N 4 may be selected when higher strength is needed. Table 11.1 Select ceramic-matrix materials Matrix Modulus of rupture, ksi Modulus of elasticity, 10 6 psi Fracture toughness, ksi · in. 1/2 Density, g/cm 3 Thermal expansion, 20 –6 /°C...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... approximately 2 3 of the high-pressure compressor are made from titanium alloys. Titanium and its alloys are used primarily in two areas where the unique characteristics of these metals justify their selection: corrosion-resistant service and...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... being used for structural applications, with the majority of these being castings. Magnesium and its alloys are used in a wide variety of structural applications, such as automotive, industrial, materials handling equipment, kitchen appliances, handheld tools, luggage frames, computer housings, and...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Btu/ft · h · °F). Beryllium is an efficient substrate material for conducting waste heat away from active solid-state electronic components, particularly in aerospace applications. Table 4.1 Selected physical properties of beryllium Property Amount Elastic modulus, GPa (10 6 psi...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... are among the easiest to recycle of any of the structural materials. Desirable properties of aluminum and its alloys include: Aluminum has a density of only 2.7 g/cm 3 (0.10 lb/in. 3 ), approximately one-third as much as steel (7.83 g/cm 3 , or 0.29 lb/in. 3 ). One cubic foot of steel weighs...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... in aerospace, automotive, marine, sporting goods, and, more recently, infrastructure applications. The major disadvantage of composites is their high cost . However, the proper selection of materials (fiber and matrix), product forms, and processes can have a major impact on the cost of the finished...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870101
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the tooling used for autoclave curing, one of the most common composite fabrication processes. The discussion covers curing practices, material selection factors, and design challenges associated with thermal expansion, tool shrinkage, part complexity, and...
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...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... thickness, or composite. When selecting a solid shim material, it is important to make sure that there is no potential for galvanic corrosion within the joint. Liquid shimming can be accomplished by first drilling a series of undersized holes in the two mating surfaces so that temporary fasteners can be...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter explains how polymeric adhesives are applied to composite as well as metal parts, forming bonded structures. It describes surface preparation practices and techniques, epoxy selection and use, and bonding procedures. adhesive bonding epoxy adhesives surface...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... of the individual ingredients, and the homogeneity and advancement of the resin mix. In general, the specific resin chemistries and their formulation practices are closely held trade secrets of the material suppliers. However, these suppliers will work with their customers to select...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... compromise; small grains contribute to higher strength, while large grains contribute to better creep resistance. The selection of a ceramic matrix material is usually governed by thermal stability and processing considerations. The melting point is a good first indication of high-temperature stability...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870285
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... composite are dependent on both the material selected and the manufacturing process used to produce the part. For most processes the fiber orientation is random, and it can be hard to predict and control. For example, liquid flow fronts during processing can carry short fibers with them, resulting in either...