Accession Number : ADB046801

Title :   Measurement of Carbon Fiber Exposures to Failure for Certain Aviation Components.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Morrissey, John A. ; Taylor, Clifford ; Brannan, William I. ; Patrick, James H.

Report Date : MAR 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 68

Abstract : The vulnerability to carbon fibers is measured for many components of aviation. These measurements include both the terminal connections of general aviation and the common avionics packages of general aviation. The vulnerability of an air surveillance radar (ASR-3) is also measured.

Descriptors :   *CARBON FIBERS, *FAILURE(ELECTRONICS), *AVIONICS, EXPOSURE(GENERAL), HAZARDS, LENGTH, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, VULNERABILITY, RADAR EQUIPMENT, SURVEILLANCE, AIRBORNE, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT, AIRFRAMES, TRANSPONDERS, DISTANCE MEASURING EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Aircraft
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE