Accession Number : AD0736126

Title :   Evaluation of Washington Aluminum Company AM2 Landing Mat,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Fenwick,W. B.

Report Date : NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : The objectives of the investigation reported herein were to: (a) Evaluate the performance of the Washington AM2 mat under accelerated traffic tests with the wheel loadings contemplated under the SATS concept. (b) Compare the performance of the Washington mat with that of the original experimental AM2 mat designed and fabricated by Harvey. (c) Compare the quality of the extrusions furnished to Washington by Alcoa and Dow Chemical Co.

Descriptors :   (*LANDING MATS, ALUMINUM ALLOYS), TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, RUNWAYS, ACCELERATED TESTING, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES)

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE