Failure of the Universal Joint on the Actuating link road on the Actuating Link Road of an undercarriage in an AN-32 Aircraft

Raghuram, AC and Radhakrishnan, S and Krishnan, RV and Ramachandran, V (1988) Failure of the Universal Joint on the Actuating link road on the Actuating Link Road of an undercarriage in an AN-32 Aircraft. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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    Abstract

    In an AN-32 aircraft, the universal joint on the actuating link rod of the inboard door of the starboard undercarriage was found broken. Fractography revealed that this universal: joint had fractured due to a preexisting fatigue crack coupled with overload.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Undercarriage, link rod, universal joint, aluminium alloy, fatigue failure
    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 Aug 2012 10:06
    Last Modified: 24 Aug 2012 10:06
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/10671

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