Failure of the Fuel Pump of Ajeet Aircraft E-2034

Radhakrishnan, S and Raghuram, AC and Krishnan, RV and Rangaraju, R and Venkataswamy, MA and Ramachandran, V (1987) Failure of the Fuel Pump of Ajeet Aircraft E-2034. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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The fuel pump of an A feet aircraft had failed resulting in engine flame out just after take off. One of the pistons in the rotor of the fuel pump had broken into pieces. The failure of the piston is due to fretting fatigue.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: A f eet aircraft, Fuel pump failure, Rotor, Piston, Fretting fatigue
Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2012 04:44
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2012 04:44

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