Failure of a Steam Turbine

Raghuram, AC and Radhakrishnan, S and Krishnan, RV and Ramachandran, V (1987) Failure of a Steam Turbine. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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    A steam turbine developed excessive vibration due to the shift of the turbine disk on the shaft. The nut intended to lock the disk had loosened from the shaft threads and come out of the shaft. The investigation revealed that the locking mechanism for the disk was not proper.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Steam turbine, shaft, turbine disk, locking nut, locking pins
    Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
    Division/Department: Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division , Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division
    Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
    Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2012 10:13
    Last Modified: 24 Jul 2012 10:13

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