Introduction to aerospace materials /

This book reviews the main structural and engine materials used in aircraft, helicopters and spacecraft in terms of their production, properties, performance and applications. It focuses on recent developments and requirements, discusses the properties and production of metals for aerospace structur...

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Main Author: Mouritz, Adrian P. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Woodhead, ©2012.
Series:Woodhead Publishing in materials.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to aerospace materials
  • Aerospace materials: past, present and future
  • Materials and material requirements for aerospace structures and engines
  • Strengthening of metal alloys
  • Mechanical and durability testing of aerospace materials
  • Production and casting of aerospace metals
  • Processing and machining of aerospace metals
  • Aluminium alloys for aircraft structures
  • Titanium alloys for aerospace structures and engines
  • Magnesium alloys for aerospace structures
  • Steels for aircraft structures
  • Superalloys for gas turbine engines
  • Polymers for aerospace structures
  • Manufacturing of fibre-polymer composite materials
  • Fibre-polymer composites for aerospace structures and engines
  • Metal matrix, fibre-metal and ceramic matrix composites for aerospace applications
  • Wood in small aircraft construction
  • Fracture processes of aerospace materials
  • Fracture-toughness properties of aerospace materials
  • Fatigue of aerospace materials
  • Corrosion of aerospace metals
  • Creep of aerospace materials
  • Non-destructive inspection and structural health monitoring of aerospace materials
  • Disposal and recycling of aerospace materials
  • Materials selection for aerospace.