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The turbine-engine inlet flow distortion methodology addressed in this document applies only to the effects of inlet total-pressure distortion. Practices employed to quantify these effects continue to develop and, therefore, periodic updates are anticipated. The effects of other forms of distortion on flow stability and performance, and of any distortion on aeroelastic stability are not addressed. The guidelines can be used as necessary to create a development method to minimize the risk of inlet/engine compatibility problems. The degree to which guidelines for descriptor use, assessment techniques, and testing outlined in this document are applied to a specific program should be consistent with the expected severity of the compatibility problem.
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This standard provides the following:

a. Definition of terms pertaining to marking.

b. Symbols for marking location.

c. Requirements and restrictions for permanent markings

d. Types of marking methods.

e. Rules for designating marking methods.

f. Table listing marking methods.

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This document provides a review of published methods that have been used to provide estimates of the levels of distortion and/or the concomitant loss of stability pressure ratio that can occur when the recommended full complement of aerodynamic interface plane high-response instrumentation is not used when obtaining inlet data. The methods have been categorized based on the underlying mathematical representation of the aerophysics. Further, the use of maximum value statistics, which has been used to further improve the results where short-duration time records have been employed, is discussed.
Characteristics of vertical hard-bearing balancing machines are described which make such machines suitable for gas turbine rotor balancing.

This document specifies the following: a. general dimensions and capacities; b. performance requirements; c. balancing speed ranges; d. drive power requirements; e. balancing machine spindle flange dimensions; and f. test procedures.

Proving rotors and associated test masses required for the performance tests are described in ARP4162.

Test procedures are described in detail and test log samples along with a polar diagram for evaluating the test results are furnished.

The predecessor document ARP588, ISO 2953, and the available technology of hard-bearing balancing machines have been considered in the preparation of this document.

This document was developed for hard-bearing balancing machines but may also be used for existing soft-bearing balancing machines.

Characteristics of vertical hard-bearing balancing machines are described which make such machines suitable for gas turbine rotor balancing.
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This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) presents metrics for assessing the performance of diagnostic and prognostic algorithms applied to Engine Health Management (EHM) functions. This document consolidates and expands upon the metric information previously contained in AIR4985 and AIR5909. The emphasis is entirely on metrics and as such is intended to provide an extension and complement to such documents as ARP4176, which provides insight into how to create a cost benefit analysis to determine the justification for implementing an EHM system.
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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.
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This document summarizes a number of guidance values and measured values in published literature for Substances listed in ARP4418.
This Aerospace Information Report (AIR) is a general overview of typical airborne engine vibration monitoring (EVM) systems applicable to fixed or rotary wing aircraft applications, with an emphasis on system design considerations. It describes EVM systems currently in use and future trends in EVM development. The broader scope of Health and Usage Monitoring Systems, (HUMS ) is covered in SAE documents AS5391, AS5392, AS5393, AS5394, AS5395, AIR4174.
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The purpose of this document is to delineate the technical specifications for horizontal rotating type, hard-bearing balancing machines for measuring the amount and angle of unbalance corrections required in one or more than one transverse planes to balance gas turbine rotors.
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This Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) offers best practice regarding the implementation of IVHM systems taking into account Human Factors, both the vehicle crew and the maintenance staff. The document will include considerations regarding both military and civil fixed wing aircraft. Safety implications will also be addressed.
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