Accession Number:

ADA275673

Title:

Damage Tolerance: Assessment Handbook. Volume 2: Airframe Damage Tolerance Evaluation

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun 1990-Dec 1992

Corporate Author:

JOHN A VOLPE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

196.0

Abstract:

This Damage Tolerance Assessment Handbook consists of two volumes Volume 1 introduces the damage tolerance concept with a historical perspective followed by the fundamentals of fracture mechanics and fatigue crack propagation. Various fracture criteria and crack growth rules are studied. Volume 2 treats exclusively the subject of damage tolerance evaluation of airframes. Damage tolerance, Fracture mechanics, Crack initiation, Fracture toughness, Stress intensity factor, Residual strength, Crack propagation, Fatigue, Inspection.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Information Science
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE