Aluminium Alloy Structures Second Edition

  • Filename: aluminium-alloy-structures-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 0419177701
  • Release Date: 1994-12-15
  • Number of pages: 693
  • Author: Federico Mazzolani
  • Publisher: CRC Press



This book examines the ways in which aluminium and its alloys satisfy the requirements of civil engineering structures and the applications in which they compete with steel. The first edition has become known as an authoritative design reference book on the subject. As a result of the author's continuing research in the field, the new edition is thoroughly revised and updated.

Aluminium Alloy Corrosion of Aircraft Structures

  • Filename: aluminium-alloy-corrosion-of-aircraft-structures.
  • ISBN: 9781845647520
  • Release Date: 2013-01-01
  • Number of pages: 187
  • Author: J. A. DeRose
  • Publisher: WIT Press



Bringing together the latest research, this book applies new modeling techniques to corrosion issues in aircraft structures. It describes complex numerical models and simulations from the microscale to the macroscale for corrosion of the aluminum (Al) alloys that are typically used for aircraft construction, such as AA2024. The approach is also applicable to a range of other types of structures, such as automobiles and other forms of ground vehicles. The main motivation for developing the corrosion models and simulations was to make significant technical advances in the fields of aircraft design (using current and new materials), surface protection systems (against corrosion and degradation) and maintenance. The corrosion models address pitting and intergranular corrosion (microscale) of Al alloys, crevice corrosion in occluded areas, such as joints (mesoscale), galvanic corrosion of aircraft structural elements (macroscale), as well as, the effect of surface protection methods (anodization, corrosion inhibitor release, clad layer, etc.). The book describes the electrochemical basis for the models, their numerical implementation, and experimental validation and how the corrosion rate of the Al alloys at the various scales is influenced by its material properties and the surface protection methods. It will be of interest to scientists and engineers interested in corrosion modeling, aircraft corrosion, corrosion of other types of vehicle structures such as automobiles and ground vehicles, electrochemistry of corrosion, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, and intergranular corrosion.--

Improvement of Buildings Structural Quality by New Technologies

  • Filename: improvement-of-buildings-structural-quality-by-new-technologies.
  • ISBN: 0415366097
  • Release Date: 2005-01-20
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Christian Schauer
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Launched in May 2000, the aims of the COST C12 cooperative action were: to develop, combine and disseminate new technical engineering technologies to improve the quality of urban buildings to propose new technical solutions to architects and planners to reduce the disturbance caused by construction in urban areas and improve urban quality of life. This volume contains the proceedings of the COST C12 final conference held in Innsbruck, Austria from January 20-22 2005. The book reflects not only the outcome of the four years’ work of the cooperative, but also the contributions made by other international experts at the conference, focused on three broad themes: mixed building technology; structural integrity under exceptional actions; and urban design.

Aluminium Structural Design

  • Filename: aluminium-structural-design.
  • ISBN: 9783709127940
  • Release Date: 2014-05-04
  • Number of pages: 394
  • Author: Frederico M. Mazzolani
  • Publisher: Springer



The subject of the book is the design of aluminium alloys structures. The subject is treated from different points of view, like technology, theory, codification and applications. Aluminium alloys are successfully employed in the transportation industry; A parallel trend has been observed in the last decades in civil engineering structures, where aluminium alloys compete with steel (long-span roofing, bridges, hydraulic structures, offshore superstructures). This volume collects the lectures of out-standing international experts, who are all involved in the codification activity of Eurocode 9 on Aluminium Structural Design. It illustrates, with particular reference to the fields of transportation and civil engineering, the basic design principles from the material properties and the technological aspects of their application, to the evaluation of the resistance of the structural elements (member and plates) under static, dynamic and fatigue loading conditions.

Iron in Aluminium Alloys

  • Filename: iron-in-aluminium-alloys.
  • ISBN: 0415273528
  • Release Date: 2002-02-07
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: N.A. Belov
  • Publisher: CRC Press



This volume discusses the phase composition and structure of iron-containing alloys, the influence of iron on various properties, the harmful effects of iron as an impurity. It considers the effect of iron on the structure and properties of aluminium alloys and defines ways to diminish this effect. The book also explores the use of iron in the development of new alloys and composites. It presents analyses of equilibrium and non-equilibrium phase diagrams and structure of iron-containing alloys to the development of new alloys and composite materials. Iron in Aluminium Alloys: Impurity and Alloying Element is intended for graduate students, engineers and researchers working in materials science and metallurgy.

Liquid Metal Processing

  • Filename: liquid-metal-processing.
  • ISBN: 0415272335
  • Release Date: 2001-10-04
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: I.G. Brodova
  • Publisher: CRC Press



The title presents an up-to-date account of the research, development, and applications of metallic alloys, recent research into the structure of charge materials, melt treatment, and casting technologies, and their influence on the properties of melts and ingots. This research has confirmed theoretical concepts about the microheterogenous constitution of metallic melts and has made it possible to manage the quality of castings and ingots of various alloys by their special treatment in the liquid state. The four chapters of the book give theoretical and experimental evidence of the effect of the melt constitution on the structure and properties of the solid metal. Liquid Metal Processing: Applications to Aluminium Alloy Production considers common features of structure formation in aluminium alloys for a wide range of solidification conditions, including ultrasonic and thermal melt treatments and discusses the technological problems of these treatments.

Extrusion of Aluminium Alloys

  • Filename: extrusion-of-aluminium-alloys.
  • ISBN: 0412590700
  • Release Date: 1999-01-31
  • Number of pages: 420
  • Author: T. Sheppard
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



In recent years the importance of extruded alloys has increased due to the decline in copper extrusion, increased use in structural applications, environmental impact and reduced energy consumption. There have also been huge technical advances. This text provides comprehensive coverage of the metallurgical, mathematical and practical features of the process.

Structural Materials and Processes in Transportation

  • Filename: structural-materials-and-processes-in-transportation.
  • ISBN: 9783527649860
  • Release Date: 2013-08-07
  • Number of pages: 500
  • Author: Dirk Lehmhus
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Lightness, efficiency, durability and economic as well as ecological viability are key attributes required from materials today. In the transport industry, the performance needs are felt exceptionally strongly. This handbook and ready reference covers the use of structural materials throughout this industry, particularly for the road, air and rail sectors. A strong focus is placed on the latest developments in materials engineering. The authors present new insights and trends, providing firsthand information from the perspective of universities, Fraunhofer and independent research institutes, aerospace and automotive companies and suppliers. Arranged into parts to aid the readers in finding the information relevant to their needs: * Metals * Polymers * Composites * Cellular Materials * Modeling and Simulation * Higher Level Trends

Construction Fire Protection Fire Detection and Fire Extinction Implementing SOLAS Chapter II 2 2002

  • Filename: construction-fire-protection-fire-detection-and-fire-extinction-implementing-solas-chapter-ii-2-2002.
  • ISBN: 0115525769
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 219
  • Author:
  • Publisher: The Stationery Office



This revised chapter II-2 of the International convention for the safety of life at sea (SOLAS II-2, 2002) came into force on 1 July 2002. This publication has been prepared to help ship-owners, masters, crews and industry to understand and comply with the Merchant Shipping (Fire Regulations) 2003 and the Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection) Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2003. These new regulations will apply to ships constructed on or after 1 July 2002, although there are some provisions that also apply to ships constructed before that date. The book also contains other relevant IMO (International Maritime Organization) Codes, Circulars, etc.

Handbook of Structural Welding

  • Filename: handbook-of-structural-welding.
  • ISBN: 1855733439
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: John Lancaster
  • Publisher: Woodhead Publishing



This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of welding technology as applied to large structures and process plant. The author takes account of the increasing necessity for engineers at all levels to be aware of problems such as fatigue failure and provides advice.

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