Fatigue Strength of 7050 T7451 Aluminumo Alloy: Coating Effects

  • Herman Jacobus Cornells Voorwald
  • José André Marin de Camargo
  • Maria Odila Hilário Cioffi
Conference paper

Abstract

For landing gear, considering the potential to support all the structure and cyclic loading during landing, the most important criteria design is high strength and fatigue resistance [1,2]. Aluminum alloys have been the best choice for commercial aircraft with a much more rapid insertion due to lower manufacturing costs, low replacing risk and the use of an existing production infrastructure. The 7xxx series are predominating alloys when strength is the primary requirement [3,4].

Keywords

Fatigue Carbide Chromium Cobalt Tungsten 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herman Jacobus Cornells Voorwald
    • 1
  • José André Marin de Camargo
    • 1
  • Maria Odila Hilário Cioffi
    • 1
  1. 1.Fatigue and Aeronautic Materials Research Group, Department of Materials and TechnologyState University os São Paulo — UNESPGuaratinguetá SPBrazil

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