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Helping Aircraft Fly Further Using Hypergravity
2012-11-05 10:24:47

ESA research has helped to develop an aircraft-grade alloy that is twice as light as conventional nickel superalloys while offering equally good properties. The path to creating this alloy required research under all types of gravity.

2012-03-12 20:02:54

Peritectic solidification involves the nucleation and growth of the primary phase, the peritectic reaction of the primary phase with the remnant liquid phase, and the microstructural evolution of the product peritectic phase.

2008-09-03 03:00:16

By Kundu, S Chatterjee, S; Olson, D; Mishra, B In the present study, copper was used as an intermediate material in diffusion bonding between titanium and stainless steel.

2008-07-26 03:00:31

By Peng, J Z Yang, X Z; Zhou, F C; Gray, M F According to the average lattice and atom model of the empirical electron theory (EET) of solids and molecules, effects of interstitial impurities on valence electron structures (VESs) and phase transformation of Ti-Al alloys are analysed.

2008-07-24 03:00:47

By Xu, Jing Liu, Xingbo; Bright, Mark A; Hemrick, James G; Sikka, Vinod; Barbero, Ever The reactive wetting behaviors of MSA2020, an Fe-based superalloy, and 316L stainless steel in contact with a molten Zn-Al alloy were investigated by the sessile drop method.

2007-11-27 09:01:08

By Kundu, S Chatterjee, S Solid state diffusion bonded joints of commercially pure titanium and 304 stainless steel using a 300 [mu]m nickel interlayer were prepared at 850[degrees]C for 1.8-10.2 ks under 3 MPa load in vacuum.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.