Failure of Tie Rod of Aircraft Towing Tractor

Radhakrishnan, S and Krishnan, RV and Rangaraju, R and Ramachandran, V (1986) Failure of Tie Rod of Aircraft Towing Tractor. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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The tie rod of an aircraft towing tractor failed during trial runs. The tie rod had been circumferentially welded on to a bracket. Microscopic examination confirmed that the failure was brittle in nature and due to poor quality weld. With a modification of the weld design, the tie rod has withstood proof loading and there was no cracking after proof loading.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aircraft towing tractor;Tie rod;Weld defect
Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Depositing User: Smt Bhagya Rekha KA
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2012 08:43
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2012 08:43

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