Properties of 7000 Series Aluminum Alloys at Cryogenic Temperatures

  • J. L. Christian
  • J. F. Watson
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 6)


Very low temperatures are encountered in current and proposed missiles and space vehicles due to title use of cryogenic propellants such as liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen and due to the near absolute zero temperatures encountered under certain conditions in outer space. Tjerefore, the properties of engineering materials at these extreme subzero temperatures are becoming of prime importance to the design engineer.


Aluminum Alloy Cryogenic Temperature Sheet Material Stress Concentration Factor Series Alloy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Christian
    • 1
  • J. F. Watson
    • 1
  1. 1.Convair-AstronauticsSan DiegoUSA

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