Analysis of components retrieved from the wreckage of a helicopter

Bhaskaran, TA and Venkataswamy, MA and Parameswara, MA and Sujata, M and Keshab, Barai and Bhaumik, SK (2003) Analysis of components retrieved from the wreckage of a helicopter. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

The helicopter met with an accident during the final approach towards helipad. A few components retrieved from the wreckage were sent to the laboratory for establishing the mode of failure. Examination revealed that the referred components got fractured/damaged under impact load. There were no evidences of delayed/progressive failure like fatigue or wear and tear.

Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Helicopter;tail boom;main rotor blades;impact failure
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, Materials Science Division
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2011 13:38
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2011 13:38
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9773

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