Analysis of failed exhaust valve of a locomotive engine

Parameswara, MA and Venkataswamy, MA and Sujata, M and Keshab, Barai and Bhaumik, SK (2003) Analysis of failed exhaust valve of a locomotive engine. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

The exhaust valve in question has failed by corrosion at the weld region in the steel stem. The corrosion was typical of hot gas impingement corrosion. The most probable reason for the corrosion appears to be leakage of hot gas in the valve train. No cracks were observed in this region.

Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Exhaust valve;corrosion
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Division/Department: Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2011 11:03
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2011 11:03
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9708

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