damage tolerance


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damage tolerance

[′dam·ij ‚täl·ə·rəns]
(engineering)
The ability of a structure to maintain its load-carrying capability after exposure to a sudden increase in load.
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Accumulated simulated flights during fatigue testing will be equivalent to three times the design life of the airframe, or 60,000 cycles, including damage tolerance analysis.
Albany Engineered Composites has demonstrated expertise in the state-of-the-art design and manufacturing of composite parts noted for their impact and damage tolerance in the aerospace market.
The results, particularly the increased damage tolerance, could lead to the development of composite structures demonstrating the potential in future aircraft design for weight saving and environmental benefits such as reductions in CO2 emissions.
The results, particularly the increased damage tolerance, could lead to the development of future composite structures, demonstrating the potential in future aircraft design for weight-saving and environmental benefits such as reductions in CO.
This and other mechanisms that can overcome replicative arrest associated with base damage belong to a cellular response to DNA damage called DNA damage tolerance, so named because the potentially lethal consequences of replicative arrest are mitigated without removal (excision) of damaged or inappropriate bases.
It is being used for both static testing and damage tolerance testing to analyze the durability of composite structures.
Compared with the epoxy resins normally used for RTM, Loctite MAX 2 offers a very attractive combination of good mechanical properties and high damage tolerance.
Being thermoplastic in nature, the Tixpref fabrics have a higher damage tolerance when compared to thermoset-based fabrics, high fatigue strength and stiffness, and integration of the fiber with the matrix, resulting in a longer lifetime for the composite part, plus a reduction in its structural weight.
The RTM/polyurethane approach results in shorter cycle times of less than 20 minutes and provides improved damage tolerance with excellent fatigue and mechanical properties.
It's exciting to see that music theoreticians observed the same phenomenon in their field, probably without any knowledge of the concept of damage tolerance in materials.
The anticipation of new regulation on the operating pressures and damage tolerance of gas pipelines has caused debate among transmission and distribution professionals over the most effective method to evaluate the maximum operating pressure of pipelines.
An outline of the government's unified view on the resumption of the reactors shows that the tests will involve first checking the damage tolerance of the reactors and then conducting a comprehensive safety assessment based on the European Union's stress tests, the sources said.