Metal failure

Other Names:
Metal fracture
Metal fatigue

Traces of metal fatigue found in a pressure wall of a jumbo jet that crashed in 1985, could have contributed to a rupture in the rear pressure bulkhead, the likely cause of the crash.

Broader Problems:
Failure of materials
Narrower Problems:
Brittle fracture of metals
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST