Accession Number : ADA272876

Title :   Proceedings of the 1992 USAF Structural Integrity Program Conference Held in San Antonio, Texas on December 1 - 3, 1992.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1-3 Dec 92,

Corporate Author : WRIGHT LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Cooper, Thomas D. ; Lincoln, John W. ; Bader, Robert M.

Report Date : SEP 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 894

Abstract : Partial contents include the following: (1) New developments in fatigue management of F-16 aircraft; (2) Quantifying accuracy of fatigue life prediction methodology; (3) Naval aircraft approach and landing data acquisition system; (4) A diagnostic reasoning technology demonstrator for gas turbine engines; (5) Cost effective risk management in design and flight qualification; (6) a preliminary study of fatigue durability in terms of crack growth; (7) A fatigue analysis of panels with multiple site damage; (8) Probabilistic rotor design system; (9) Assessment of helicopter component statistical reliability computations; (10) The effects of negative R ratio on fatigue crack growth; (11) Effect of microporosity on fatigue durability of thick 7050 aluminum plate; (12) Fatigue and residual strength characteristics of fiber metal laminates subjected to incidental damage; (13) The role of nondestructive inspection in an F-15E wing spar structural integrity program; (14) Ultrasonic imaging system for F-4 lower torque box skin; (15) Acoustic emission monitoring of the CF116 (CF5) full-scale durability and damage tolerance test; (16) Vibratory characterization of integrally bladed rotors utilizing surrogate blade models; (17) F-4 lower wing skin integral stiffener failure analysis; (18) New aircraft lower wing skin trade study; (19) C-141 composite material repairs to metallic airframe components; and (20) Repair of F-16 static discharge probes.

Descriptors :   *AIRCRAFT, *GAS TURBINES, *STRUCTURAL RESPONSE, *HELICOPTERS, *AIRCRAFT ENGINES, *STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, WINGS, FATIGUE(MECHANICS), ROTOR BLADES, FAILURE(MECHANICS), COST EFFECTIVENESS, LAMINATES, SYMPOSIA, CRACK PROPAGATION, RISK, FATIGUE LIFE, STATIC DISCHARGERS, TOLERANCES(MECHANICS), NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, ULTRASONIC TESTS, STIFFENING, AIRFRAMES, SKIN(STRUCTURAL), AGING(MATERIALS), STRENGTH(MECHANICS), BUFFETING, NEURAL NETS, VIBRATION, ALUMINUM, REPAIR, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, AIRCRAFT LANDINGS, DATA ACQUISITION.

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE