Analysis of failed exhaust valve of a locomotive engine

Parameswara, MA and Venkataswamy, MA and Sujata, M and Keshab, Barai and Bhaumik, SK (2003) Analysis of failed exhaust valve of a locomotive engine. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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The exhaust valve in question has failed by corrosion at the weld region in the steel stem. The corrosion was typical of hot gas impingement corrosion. The most probable reason for the corrosion appears to be leakage of hot gas in the valve train. No cracks were observed in this region.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Exhaust valve;corrosion
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2011 05:33
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2011 05:33

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