Failure analysis of HPTR blade of an aeroengine

Parameswara, MA and Venkataswamy, MA and Madan, M and Sujata, M and Suresh Kumar, M and Bhaumik, SK (2005) Failure analysis of HPTR blade of an aeroengine. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Fluorescent penetrant inspection showed linear defect indication in one of the HPTR blades of an aeroengine. The subject blade was sent to the laboratory for analysis. Visual and stereo-binocular observations showed shiny dent marks at three locations on the firtree of the blade. Scanning electron microscopic examination revealed that one of these dents was associated with a shallow crack. Fractographic features showed that the crack was caused by static overload in a localized region. Evidences suggest that the dent marks resulted due to tool gripping at the firtree region.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aeroengine;HPTR blade;dent;tool marks;crack
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2011 11:22
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2011 11:22

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