Aeronautical Engineering

Corrosion Control in the Aerospace Industry (Woodhead by Samuel Benavides

By Samuel Benavides

Corrosion keep an eye on within the aerospace is a controversy that has constantly been very important, yet is changing into extra so with the getting old of the plane fleet. Corrosion may end up in non-availability of airplane and in severe circumstances catastrophic failure. As airplane age, they're subjected to corrosive environments over longer classes, a long way past preliminary layout issues. the 1st a part of this crucial publication experiences getting old airplane and the price of corrosion. A moment staff of chapters discusses corrosion basics and half 3 examines corrosion tracking, evaluate and prediction. a last part analyzes equipment of corrosion safety and prevention.

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From a structural standpoint, fretting can have much in common with pitting; however, the effects of fretting on fatigue are often much harder to analyze than other types of corrosion owing to the existence of a contact stress state. In some components, contact stresses can be substantial and complex and provide strain gradients akin to a very severe stress concentration at a notch or hole. Fretting problems prove a constant battle in compressor disks and turbines, particularly at dovetail joints between blades and disks where contact stresses are high during operation.

2 Economic impact of corrosion The health and reputations of customers, operators, and designers of aircraft are protected by diligent maintenance. These practices have led to much reduced accident rates and, in other cases, expert piloting, rugged construction, and a little luck have kept incidents from becoming serious or fatal accidents. Putting the latter factors aside, corrosion protection is still costly in its own right. Wanhill (1995) reports that more than one billion dollars is expended annually for corrosion control in worldwide aircraft fleets.

For some materials and grain orientations (relative to the direction of sustained tensile stress), high humidity air could meet the criterion, where in other materials and orientations, it might take something more aggressive like wet/dry cycles of sump water to trigger SCC. Perhaps the best defense here is the use of corrosion protection schemes, such as coatings, but even those degrade with time. The third ingredient, sustained tensile stress, is even harder to control or, for that matter, to characterize.

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