Accession Number : ADA130968

Title :   A Review of Australian Investigations on Aeronautical Fatigue during the Period April 1981 to March 1983.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,


Personal Author(s) : Jost,G S

PDF Url : ADA130968

Report Date : Mar 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : This document was prepared for presentation to the 18th Conference of the International Committee on Aeronautical Fatigue scheduled to be held at Toulouse, France, on May 30 and 31, 1983. A summary is presented of Australian aircraft fatigue research and associated activities. The major topics discussed include the fatigue of both civil and military aircraft structures, fatigue damage repair and refurbishment and fatigue life monitoring and assessment. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Composite materials, *Composite structures, *Fatigue(Mechanics), *Airframes, Composite wings, Fatigue tests(Mechanics), Defects(Materials), Crack propagation, Reinforced plastics, Fatigue life, Test methods, Airworthiness, Flight testing, Military aircraft, Transport aircraft, Australia

Subject Categories : Transport Aircraft
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE