Analysis of components from damaged engine of a crashed aircraft

Venkataswamy, MA and Bhaskaran, TA and Parameswara, MA and Sujata, M and Keshab, Barai and Bhaumik, SK (2003) Analysis of components from damaged engine of a crashed aircraft. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

Damaged components from the engine of a crashed aircraft were sent to the laboratory for analysis. Observations revealed that all the components were damaged/failed due to impact. Analysis showed that the intermediate stage bearing assembly had failed due to post accident impact. One of the 6th stage HPCR blades was found to be partially coated with a thin film of shiny brownish material. This film was found to be rich in carbon and appears to be an organic material.

Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aircraft, accident, engine, 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: 04 Aug 2011 16:23
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2011 16:23
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9802

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