Residual Life Assessment of Ageing Aircraft - A Perspective

Parida, BK and Brahma, KK (1994) Residual Life Assessment of Ageing Aircraft - A Perspective. Technical Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India.

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    Abstract

    In this paper, an overview has been made of the problems associated13; with residual life assessment of ageing aircrafts. The need13; to constitute a National Team to handle ageing aircraft structural13; integrity programme in the country has been stressed. A methodology13; to assess corrosion-fatigue interactions in aged aircraft13; structures has been enumerated and some of the infrastructural13; facilities available in the country to undertake such task have been13; described. It is urged that a concerted effort be put by all concerned13; to build indigenous know-how and a confidence level to13; assess and extend residual life of the ageing fleet of aircrafts in13; the country.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Technical Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Residual life;Corrosion fatigue;Ageing aircraft;Individual13; aircraft tracking;Non-destructive evaluation;Multiple site damage
    Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
    Division/Department: Structural Integrity Division, Structural Integrity Division
    Depositing User: Smt Bhagya Rekha KA
    Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2006
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:43
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/1705

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