Analysis of damaged parts of a helicopter

Sujata, M and Bhaumik, SK (2003) Analysis of damaged parts of a helicopter. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

Damaged components from an accidented helicopter were sent to the laboratory for metallurgical examination. Investigation revealed that all the components failed by overload. The tail rotor cables have failed under tensile overload. Pitch change link, pulley assembly and the tail rotor control rod were found damaged/fractured due to impact.

Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Helicopter;tail rotor cable;pulleys;overload failure
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Division/Department: Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2011 11:03
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2011 11:03
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9315

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