Report on the Failure of a Turn buckle

Raghuram, AC and Rangaraju, R and Krishnan, RV (1989) Report on the Failure of a Turn buckle. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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    The nature of failure in a Turn buckle is investigated. It was found that the fracture had occured at the rivet hole close to the fork end. Electron microscope study of the fracture surface showed that the fork end of the turn buckle had failed by a fatigue initiated fracture and that the fatigue could have originated due to excessive clearance in this region.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Failure;Turnbuckle;Fatigue fracture
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
    CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
    Division/Department: Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division
    Depositing User: Smt Bhagya Rekha KA
    Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 10:45
    Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 10:45

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