Accession Number : AD0163857

Title :   Method for Arresting Propagating Fractures in Stressed-Skin Monocoque Type of Construction.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Roach,Charles D.

Report Date : 24 OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent concerns a method for arresting fractures in stressed-skin monocoque type of construction used in aircraft. It comprises the bonding of fiber straps generally parallel to the maximum load trajectory thereby arresting the fracture when it progresses to the fiber straps.

Descriptors :   (*SYNTHETIC FIBERS, *PATENTS), (*CRACK PROPAGATION, CONTROL), (*AIRPLANE PANELS, *MONOCOQUES), SUBSTRATES, GLASS TEXTILES, METAL PLATES, AIRFRAMES

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Textiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE