Failure analysis of tail pipe of a helicopter

Suresh Kumar, M and Madan, M and Venkataswamy, MA and Sujata, M and Bhaumik, SK (2007) Failure analysis of tail pipe of a helicopter. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India.

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A damaged tail pipe of a helicopter was sent to the laboratory for investigation. The damages were in the form of fracture and cracks. Detailed fractographic examination was conducted in an effort to establish the failure mechanism. Microstructural study and hardness measurements were also conducted on samples taken from the damaged regions. The findings are summarized in this report.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Helicopter;Tail pipe;Fatigue;Overload
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Depositing User: Ms. Alphones Mary
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2011 06:08
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2011 06:08

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