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2017-06-22
Standard
AS6414A
This specification is applicable to the processes that are used in the manufacture of aerospace elastomer parts utilizing materials conforming to AMS7XXX series specifications, user specifications, or print on a Purchase Order (PO) that calls out this document for aerospace applications. The elastomer parts are in the form of O-rings, plate seals and other compression seals.
CURRENT
2017-06-20
Standard
AS85848/1A
SCOPE IS UNAVAILABLE.
CURRENT
2017-06-19
Standard
AS7115A
This document has been declared "CANCELLED" as of June 2017 and has been superseded by PRI AC7115. By this action, this document will remain listed in the Numerical Section of the Aerospace Standards Index noting that it is superseded by PRI AC7115. Cancelled specifications are available from SAE.
CURRENT
2017-06-16
Standard
J1525_201706
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a lap shear test method for use in measuring the bonding characteristics of automotive-type adhesives for joining fiber reinforced plastics (FRPs) to themselves and to metals.
CURRENT
2017-06-09
Standard
ARP4912C
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides recommendations on cavity design, the installation of elastomer type spare seals in these cavities, and information surrounding elastomer material properties after contact with typical shock absorber hydraulic fluid(s) or grease. This ARP is primarily concerned with the use of spare seals on shock absorbers where only a single dynamic seal is fitted and in contact with the slider/shock absorber piston at any one time. These shock absorbers typically have a spare (dynamic) seal gland located on the outer diameter of the lower seal carrier. This spare seal gland is intended to house a spare elastomer contact seal. Split Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) backup rings can also be installed in the spare seal cavity. During operation, if the fitted dynamic shock absorber standard seal begins to fail/leak, then the aircraft can be jacked up, allowing the lower gland nut of the shock absorber to be dropped down.
CURRENT
2017-06-07
Standard
J948_201706
These methods of test are applicable for determining the resistance to snagging and abrasion of automotive bodycloth, vinyl, and leather.
2017-06-05
Journal Article
2017-01-1813
James M. Jonza, Thomas Herdtle, Jeffrey Kalish, Ronald Gerdes, Taewook Yoo, Georg Eichhorn
Abstract The aerospace industry has employed sandwich composite panels (stiff skins and lightweight cores) for over fifty years. It is a very efficient structure for rigidity per unit weight. For the automobile industry, we have developed novel thermoplastic composite panels that may be heated and shaped by compression molding or thermoforming with cycle times commensurate with automotive manufacturing line build rates. These panels are also readily recycled at the end of their service life. As vehicles become lighter to meet carbon dioxide emission targets, it becomes more challenging to maintain the same level of quietness in the vehicle interior. Panels with interconnected honeycomb cells and perforations in one skin have been developed to absorb specific noise frequencies. The absorption results from a combination and interaction of Helmholtz and quarter wave resonators.
2017-06-05
Technical Paper
2017-01-1852
Satyajeet P. Deshpande, Pranab Saha, Kerry Cone
Abstract Most of NVH related issues start from the vibration of structures where often the vibration near resonance frequencies radiates the energy in terms of sound. This phenomenon is more problematic at lower frequencies by structureborne excitation from powertrain or related components. This paper discusses a laboratory based case study where different visco-elastic materials were evaluated on a bench study and then carried on to a system level evaluation. A body panel with a glazing system was used to study both airborne and structureborne noise radiation. System level studies were carried out using experimental modal analysis to shift and tune the mode shapes of the structure using visco-elastic materials with appropriate damping properties to increase the sound transmission loss. This paper discusses the findings of the study where the mode shapes of the panel were shifted and resulted in an increase in sound transmission loss.
2017-06-05
Technical Paper
2017-01-1882
Pravin P. Hujare, Anil D. Sahasrabudhe
Abstract The reduction of vibration and noise is a major requirement for performance of any vibratory system. Due to legislative pressures in terms of external pass by noise limit of vehicles and customer requirements for better noise and ride comfort in vehicle, NVH attribute has become an important parameter. Major sources for vehicle pass-by noise consist of powertrain, tire and wind. Damping treatment is important to reduce vibration and noise radiation. The passive constrained layer dampening (CLD) treatment can be used to reduce structure-borne noise of vibrating structure using viscoelastic damping material. The performance of the passive constrained layer damping treatment can further be enhanced by new segmentation technique. The concept of segmented CLD is based on edge effect. The efficiency of segmenting a constrained layer damping treatment relies on the fact that a high shear region is created in the viscoelastic layer.
2017-06-05
Technical Paper
2017-01-1880
Guojian Zhou, Xiujie Tian, Keda Zhu, Wei Huang, Richard E. Wentzel, Melvyn J. Care, Kaixuan Mao, Jiu Hui Wu
Abstract A flexible rebound-type acoustic metamaterial with high sound transmission loss (STL) at low frequency is proposed, which is composed of a flexible, light-weight membrane material and a sheet material - Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer (EVA) with uneven distributed circular holes. STL was analyzed by using both computer aided engineering (CAE) calculations and experimental verifications, which depict good results in the consistency between each other. An obvious sound insulation peak exists in the low frequency band, and the STL peak mechanism is the rebound-effect of the membrane surface, which is proved through finite element analysis (FEA) under single frequency excitation. Then the variation of the STL peak is studied by changing the structure parameters and material parameters of the metamaterial, providing a method to design the metamaterial with high sound insulation in a specified frequency range.
2017-06-05
Technical Paper
2017-01-1879
Pranab Saha
Abstract Traditionally, the damping performance of a visco-elastic material is measured using the Oberst bar damping test, where a steel bar is excited using a non-contacting transducer. However, in an effort to reduce the weight of the vehicles, serious effort is put in to change the body panels from steel to aluminum and composite panels in many cases. These panels cannot be excited using a non-contacting transducer, although, in some cases, a very thin steel panel (shim) is glued to the vibrating bar to introduce ferrous properties to the bar so it can be excited. In the off highway vehicles, although the panels are made of steel, they are very thick and are difficult to excite using the Oberst bar test method. This paper discusses a measurement methodology based on mechanical impedance measurements and has the potential to be a viable/alternate test method to the Oberst bar testing. In the impedance method, the test bar is mounted to a shaker at the center (Center Point method).
2017-06-05
Technical Paper
2017-01-1877
Justin Gimbal, Joy Gallagher, John Reffner
Abstract Damping materials are applied to the vehicle body during production to provide passenger comfort by reducing noise and structural vibration through energy dissipation. Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH) Engineers identify critical areas of the vehicle body for material placement. Damping materials, which include liquid applied dampers, are typically applied directly on the structure, covering large areas. These film forming materials can be spray applied using automation and, after baking, result in a cured viscoelastic damping layer on the target substrate. Typical liquid applied dampers contain an aqueous dispersion of film forming polymer which functions to bind inorganic materials together in the coating and provide a composite structure that dissipates energy. Representative damping coatings were prepared from dispersions of polymers with varying viscoelastic properties and chemical compositions.
Training / Education Online Web Seminars
Additive manufacturing (AM), withs origins in the 1980s, has only more recently emerged as a manufacturing process of choice for functional part production, adding to the suite of choices a designer has available when designing a part for manufacturing. Like other traditional processes like casting and machining, AM has its set of constraints. An added layer of complexity comes from the fact that there are several different AM processes, and some of the design constraints are process-specific.
2017-05-26
WIP Standard
ARP4977A
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) describes standard methods for drying commercial aircraft composite structures prior to repair and gives general guidelines on use and applicability. It addresses the removal of liquids that have collected inside the structures through open damage, microcracks, or porosity and the removal of absorbed moisture from the composite material. The methods described in this document shall only be used when specified in an approved repair document or with the agreement of the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or regulatory authority. If this document is used for the drying of materials other than thermosetting composite materials, the fitness for this purpose must be determined by the user. The purpose of this document is to provide a set of standard drying methods that may be referenced in repair documents produced by airlines or airframe and engine manufacturers.
CURRENT
2017-05-25
Standard
AMS4254C
This specification covers aluminum alloy sheet laminated with one or more layers of unidirectional aramid fiber/epoxy prepreg. The outer layers are always aluminum alloy.
CURRENT
2017-05-25
Standard
AMS4258B
This specification covers an aluminum alloy in the form of sheet laminated with two or more layers of unidirectional aramid fiber/epoxy prepreg.
CURRENT
2017-05-25
Standard
AMS3213M
This specification covers a nitrile (NBR) rubber in the form of sheet, strip, tubing, extrusions, and molded shapes. Primarily for parts, such as gaskets, diaphragms, bushings, grommets, and sleeves, requiring resistance to aromatic and aliphatic fuels when continuously or alternately exposed to both.
CURRENT
2017-05-22
Standard
AMS4302C
This specification covers an aluminum alloy in the form of sheet laminated with one or more layers of unidirectional aramid fiber/epoxy prepreg.
CURRENT
2017-05-10
Standard
USCAR44
This specification describes a method and acceptance criteria for testing automotive wire harness retainer clips. Retainer clips are plastic parts that hold a wire harness or electrical connector in a specific position. Typical plastic retainers work by having a set of "branches" that can be inserted into a hole sized to be easy to install but provide acceptable retention. This specification tests retainer clips for mechanical retention when exposed to the mechanical and environmental stresses typically found in automotive applications over a 15-year service life. This specification has several test options to allow the test to match to the expected service conditions. The variability of applications typically arises a) from different ambient temperatures near the clip, different proximity to automotive fluids, different exposure to standing water or water spray and different thicknesses of the holes that the clip is inserted into.
2017-05-10
Event
CURRENT
2017-05-09
Standard
ARP1231B
This document establishes general gland design criteria for static and dynamic O-ring seal applications used in fluid systems and at fluid pressures common to the aerospace industry. Detailed discussion of design criteria and tables of recommended gland dimensions are contained in the documents listed in Table 1. S.I. unit conversions for U.S. customary units have been provided for reference purposes.
2017-05-09
WIP Standard
J2253
This SAE Standard is intended to serve as a guide for the collection of physical, mechanical, and thermal properties of fiber-reinforced polymer composite materials for automotive structural applications. This document attempts to utilize test methods applicable to the widest range of structural materials and processes without compromising the integrity of the data being sought. A summary of the material characterization is shown in Section 15.
2017-05-09
WIP Standard
J1717
SAE J1717 is an advisory document suggesting minimum recommended testing, appearance evaluation, and protocol for specifying the recommendations with regard to Singular Unassembled Automotive interior trim Parts. The purpose of this SAE Recommended Practice is to: a. standardize the testing and appearance evaluation requirements for interior unassembled plastic parts for the automotive industry; b. standardize the associated test and appearance evaluation methods; and c. Provide a method for specifying these requirements by the use of a simple line call-out designation.
2017-05-09
WIP Standard
J2642
This SAE Recommended Practice is intended to establish uniform procedures for developing specifications for automotive thermoplastics. It is intended for use by automotive companies and their suppliers of molded and/or fabricated parts from thermoplastic materials. This document lists those test methods and procedures that are useful for the development of specifications for automotive thermoplastic materials. Not all tests are applicable to all thermoplastic materials. Appendix A contains a cross-reference of appropriate test methods for each family of thermoplastic material. The test methods may change (be added or deleted) in future revisions. This document categorizes the test methods and procedures for developing specifications for automotive thermoplastic materials by categories: a. lot release; b. certification; and c. initial characterization.
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