Analysis of Heat Effects on Marine Corps AM2 Mat Mechanical Properties

  • Autor:

    V. Vega, U. Nguyen Huynh, J. Holmes,
    J. DeChellis, P. Stoyanov, D. Piatkowski,
    E. W. Lee, J. Ogren, N. Drusina,
    O. S. Es-Said

  • Quelle:

    Journal of Materials Engineering
    and Performance, Band 20,
    Seiten 257-264 (2011)

  • Navy AM2 mats are used as portable aircraft landing platforms for the Short Take-off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft operations. This investigation presents the study performed to determine whether the surface discoloration is a precursor to degradation in the mechanical property of the AM2 mat material. The red discoloration on the mat surfaces had a clear correlation with the decrease in yield strength, ultimate strength, and hardness properties.