Research on Titanium Wire Rope for Marine Use
Titanium and its alloys have favorably high strength, good fatigue life, and excellent corrosion resistance. Also, they are lightweight and nonmagnetic. Because of these attractive properties,...

Fifty Years of Aluminum in Construction
The development of aluminum applications in construction equipment since l925 is reviewed. Preferred alloys, products, and methods of joining are examined as related to engines, vehicle...

Past 50-Year Development of Constructional Steels
A number of significant advances have been made during the past 50 yr in the technology of steels for constructional applications. Carbon steels have been developed with improved strength,...

Metals in Wastewater Treatment
A number of structural metals were exposed at two locations in the flow stream of a municipal wastewater treatment plant. Test metals included several aluminum alloys, mild steel, low...

Guide for the Design of Aluminum Transmission Towers
The Task Committee on Lightweight Alloys has prepared this guide for the design of transmission towers. The Executive Committee of the Structural Division decided that no specification...

Intersecting Titanium Spheres for Deep Submersibles
An evaluation of a bispherical pressure hull configuration and the investigation of the use of ceramics in pressure vessels is presented. A one-fourteenth scale model made of titanium...

Relaxation Tests on Alloy Stteel Bars
The object of this research was to determine the relaxation of stress for alloy steel bar prestressing tendons made in Australia. For convenience, the research work was broken up into...

Behavior of Large A514 Steel Boltes Joints
The results of analytical and experimental studies of constructional alloy (A514) steel bolted joints show that A514 steel joints using high strength bolts do not produce desirable behavior...

Aluminum Corrosion at Urban and Industrial Locations
Seven-year exposures of several aluminum alloys, mild steel and zinc demonstrate the excellent corrosion resistance of aluminum in urban and industrial environments. Panels of aluminum-manganese...

Factors Affecting Durability of Ferrous Metals in the Atmosphere
The corrosivity of the atmosphere in which a light gage ferrous metal is to be used must be considered. The corrosivity of unalloyed steel can vary through wide limits with a range as...

A514 Steel Joints Fastened by A490 Bolts
Results are reported of analytical and experimental studies of the behavior of construction alloy (ASH) butt splices which use A490 fasteners. Based on the results of previous theoretical...

Tests of Bolted Butt Splices
The results of experimental studies of constructional alloy (A514) steel butt plices fastened by A325 bolts are reported. Also included are the results of the experimental studies on hybrid...

Economy of Corrosion-Resistant Steel in Highway Bridges
Cost studies indicate that corrosion-resistant high strength low alloy steels have definite economic possibilities for use in short and medium length highway bridges. A nickle-copper type...

Calibration of Alloy Steel Bolts
The performance of alloy steel structural bolts when subjected to various conditions of installation and load was determined. The bolts investigated were ASTM A354 Grades BC and BD and...

Design Data for High-Yield-Strength Alloy Steel
A514 high-yield-strength quenched and tempered alloy steels offer a yield strength of 100,000 psi at more favorable price-to-strength ratios than most lower strength steels. However, for...

Importance of Strain Hardening in Plastic Design
To be susceptible to plastic design, the material of a beam or a frame must not only possess the property of yielding but also that of strain hardening. This proposition, demonstrated...

Welded Constructional Alloy Steel Plate Girders
The results of four static tests on two welded constructional alloy steel plate girders are summarized and examined. The test girders were proportioned so that shear failure would be obtained....

Fatigue of Joints in Aluminum Alloy 6061-T6
Formulas for allowable stresses in aluminum alloy 6061-T6 members under repeated loading are evaluated by comparing them with fatigue strengths obtained in tests of riveted, bolted, and...

Yielding at Varying Loads Rates
Yield strength of several aluminum alloys were determined experimentally under rates of stress application ranging from 4×105 psi/sec to 19×106...

Suggested Specifications for Structures of Aluminum Alloys 6061-T6 and 6062-T6
These specifications cover allowable stressesm design rules, and fabrication procedures for structures built of the aluminum alloys known commercially as 6061-T6 and 6062-T6....

 

 

 

 

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