Accession Number:

ADA156602

Title:

A Review of Australian Investigations on Aeronautical Fatigue During the Period April 1983 to March 1985.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH LABS MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

A summary is presented of the aircraft fatigue research and associated activities which form part of the programmes of the Aeronautical Research Laboratories, the Department of Aviation and the Australian aircraft industry. The major topics discussed include the fatigue of both civil and military aircraft structures, fatigue damage detection, analysis and repair and fatigue life monitoring and assessment. Additional keywords Fatigue materials Composite structures Airframes Composite wings Crack propagation Airworthiness Flight testing reinforced plastics. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE