Accession Number : ADA329824

Title :   An Advanced Test System for the Characterization of Aerospace Materials in Severe Service Environments

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 Aug 95-31 Jan 97

Corporate Author : DAYTON UNIV OH RESEARCH INST

Personal Author(s) : Schehl, Norman D.

PDF Url : ADA329824

Report Date : AUG 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : A unique, advanced test system for the characterization of materials was designed and assembled. The test system is capable of simulating the mechanical, thermal, vacuum and variable atmospheric environments that high performance aerospace materials are subjected to during service. Details of the design, optimization, and performance testing of this system are described.

Descriptors :   *AIRCRAFT ENGINES, *AIRFRAMES, METHODOLOGY, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, VACUUM, PRESSURE MEASUREMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, LOAD CELLS, EXTENSOMETERS, HYDRAULIC SERVOMECHANISMS.

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE