An Electron-Diffraction Examination of Cast-Iron Piston Rings From Single-Cylinder Aircraft Engine Tests

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Report presenting an electron-diffraction examination of cast-iron piston rings used in a single-cylinder test engine, which showed the presence of a layer of graphite covering the surface. The wear curves from the rings studied had shown variation from high rates to very low rates of wear.

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[16] p. : ill.

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Nowick, A. S. & Brockway, L. O. February 1945.

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Report presenting an electron-diffraction examination of cast-iron piston rings used in a single-cylinder test engine, which showed the presence of a layer of graphite covering the surface. The wear curves from the rings studied had shown variation from high rates to very low rates of wear.

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[16] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R22498
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930093208 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-E-144
  • Report No.: NACA-ACR-E4J25
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930093208
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc61999

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  • February 1945

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Nowick, A. S. & Brockway, L. O. An Electron-Diffraction Examination of Cast-Iron Piston Rings From Single-Cylinder Aircraft Engine Tests, report, February 1945; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc61999/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.