Failure analysis of kinematic linkage of an aircraft

Suresh Kumar, M and Madan, M and Parameswara, MA and Sujata, M and Venkataswamy, MA and Bhaumik, SK (2005) Failure analysis of kinematic linkage of an aircraft. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

A fractured kinematic linkage of the landing gear assembly of an aircraft was analyzed. Fractographic features suggest that the linkage has failed by tensile overload. The material of the linkage was found to be Cr-Mn steel. There were no evidences of any delayed failure such as fatigue. The reason for excessive load on the linkage in question has to be established and corrective measures incorporated to prevent the recurrence of similar failure.

Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aircraft;kinematic linkage;overload failure
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Division/Department: Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2011 10:19
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2011 10:19
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/10016

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