INSPECTION OF STEEL-TUBE STRUCTURES


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INSPECTION OF STEEL-TUBE STRUCTURES
INSPECTION OF STEEL-TUBE STRUCTURES
Visual Inspection A visual inspection is the primary means of examining a welded steel structure. The structure is checked for proper alignment, evidence of deformation, and any indication of cracking. Alignment and deformation can be verified by a symmetry check, as discussed in Chap. 12, and by placing a straightedge along the tubing. Cracks in the tubing and weld defects can be checked with a magnifying glass. If bent or cracked structures are found, check around the damaged area for secondary damage. Secondary damage may be create…
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Michael J. Kroes; Ronald Sterkenburg: Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition. INSPECTION OF STEEL-TUBE STRUCTURES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export