Lincoln Award

The Lincoln Award is named in honor of Dr. John W. (Jack) Lincoln, the U.S. Air Force’s first Technical Advisor for Aircraft Structural Integrity. An internationally recognized expert in structural integrity, fatigue analysis, and aviation safety, Dr. Lincoln is credited with developing the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) that is now institutionalized throughout the Air Force and recognized worldwide as the foundation for aircraft structural safety. Continue reading Lincoln Award

Residual stress calculation

In a recent blog post we discussed the question: what is residual stress. As a follow-up, today we are addressing the topic of residual stress calculation. Once you understand the concept of residual stress and are ready to account for its effect on material performance it’s important to quantify the residual stress that is present in your material. Residual stress calculation can include a variety of different topics. Continue reading Residual stress calculation