The nature of the corrosion process. Corrosive attack is the result of chemical reaction at the interface between the material and the associated environment. At its simplest it can be regarded in terms of a normal bulk reaction, with the free energy for the reaction, and the thermodynamic activity (i.e. effective concentration) of the reactants [...]
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The major aircraft structures are wings, fuselage, and empennage. The primary flight control surfaces, located on the wings and empennage, are ailerons, elevators, and rudder. These parts are connected by seams, called joints. All joints constructed using rivets, bolts, or special fasteners are lap joints. Fasteners cannot be used on joints in which the materials [...]
The first legal guidelines were passed in the United states to regulate civil aviation in the 1920′s. Of specific importance was the Air Commerce Act 1926, which required pilots and aircraft to be analyzed and licensed, for problems to be properly investigated, and for the establishment of safety principles and navigation aids, under the Aeronautics [...]
The last two decades have not yielded much in the way of improved aircraft fuel efficiency. In fact, a recent study performed by the International Council on Clean Transportation stated commercial jet aircraft have not made continuous improvements over the last 20 years, citing the stability of jet fuel costs as one of the factors. [...]
Ken asks… how can test only stations certify a gross polluter if no repairs were done on it? In other words, is it legal for cars that fail their smog test, or gross polluters, to get registration renewal? admin answers: No its not legal but some stations do this,one thing about it though if they [...]
Many human beings like to customize and build their own hot rods. An often overlooked aspect of building the hot rod is the mudguards, which can constitute or break the whole gaze of the automobile. More information: Aviation Fuel Pump Share and Enjoy:
If you are looking at buying a pre converted van or having your contemporary vehicle converted to meet the needs of a wheelchair passenger or driver, you may be wondering what some of the best and most useful vehicle conversions are. In this path, it can be much more comfortable for your disabled family or [...]
An article on choosing a used golf cart. Provides tips on factors you should consider prior to making your acquire. More information: EASA Repair Station Share and Enjoy:
Aircraft hardware-quality fasteners do not just come in all shapes and sizes however also in materials. Steel, Aluminum, and other special metals and alloys each have their unique strengths and weaknesses. Familiarizing yourself with these will aid you determine which one is best suited for the job you demand doing. More information: FAA Repair Share [...]