By Theodore Von Karman
Charming, reader-friendly chronicle through a well-known pioneer in aerodynamic learn lines the improvement of dynamic flight from the time of Newton during the twentieth century. It recounts struggles of engineers and physicists with difficulties linked to carry, drag, balance, aeroelasticity, and the sound barrier. seventy two figures. 1957 version.
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3. Aging at either room temperature (natural aging) or a moderately elevated temperature (artificial aging) to cause the supersaturated solution to form a very fine precipitate in the aluminum matrix. The solution heat treating temperature is as high above the solid solubility curve as possible without melting the lowest melting point eutectic constituents. Therefore, close temperature control, normally ±10 F, is required for the furnaces used to heat treat aluminum alloys. If the alloy is heated too high and 39 Manufacturing Technology for Aerospace Structural Materials incipient grain boundary melting occurs, the part is ruined and must be scrapped.
For wrought products heat treated from annealed or F temper (or other temper when such heat treatments result in the mechanical properties assigned to these tempers) T-42: Solution heat treated from annealed or F temper and naturally aged to a substantially stable condition (Example: 2024-T42) T-62: Solution heat treated from annealed or F temper and artificially aged. ) Fuselage (Durability) 200 Lower Wing Skin (Durability) Upper Wing Skin (High Strength) 2324-T39 Type II 150 2324-T39 2024-T351 2224-T3511 100 7150-T651 7055-T7751 50 7075-T651 7178-T651 40 60 80 Typical Yield Strength (ksi) 100 Fig.
Annealing) in service. Although the wrought non–heat treatable alloys are of great commercial importance, they are not generally candidates for structural airframe applications. The wrought heat treatable alloys can be precipitation hardened to develop quite high strength levels. These alloys include the 2XXX series (Al–Cu and Al–Cu–Mg), the 6XXX series (Al–Mg–Si), the 7XXX series (Al–Zn–Mg and Al–Zn–Mg–Cu), and the aluminum–lithium alloys of the 8XXX alloy series. The 2XXX and 7XXX alloys, which develop the highest strength levels, are the main alloys used for metallic airframe components; however, there are some minor applications for some of the 6XXX and 8XXX alloys.