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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001020
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... recommended that the design be modified to avoid dissimilar metal combinations of high corrosion potential. Airplanes Steels Transition joints 7014 UNS A97014 Stress-corrosion cracking Selected Reference • Warke W. R. , Stress-Corrosion Cracking , Failure Analysis...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001296
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... stereoscopic microscope and/or a borescope. Aircraft components Airplanes Bearing steel Control valves Electric discharge machining Engine components Low-cycle fatigue 52000 Fatigue fracture Metalworking-related failures Brittle fracture Selected References • Fatigue...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001299
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... for cracks during periodic maintenance overhauls. Aerospace engines Airplanes Nonmetallic inclusions 4340 UNS G43400 Fatigue fracture Selected Reference • Fatigue Failures , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001552
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001728
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... Abstract The propeller from a small private airplane came off in flight. The head ends of all six attachment bolts remained in the propeller hub when it was found. Two threaded shanks with nuts remained with the engine, while the remaining four shank ends with their nuts were missing. Parts...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c0049797
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... Abstract An AISI 4340 threaded steel connecting rod that was part of a connecting linkage used between a parachute and an instrumented drop test assembly fractured under high dynamic loading when the assembly was dropped from an airplane. A large flaw that originated from the root of a machined...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... Abstract A failure analysis investigation was conducted on a fractured aluminum tailwheel fork which failed moments after the landing of a privately owned, 1955 twin-engine airplane. Nondestructive evaluation via dye-penetrant inspection revealed no discernible surface cracks. The chemical...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c0048665
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... Abstract The jackscrew drive pins on a landing-gear bogie failed when the other bogie on the same side of the airplane was kneeled for tire change. The pins, made of 300M steel, were shot peened and chromium plated on the outside surface and were cadmium plated and painted with polyurethane on...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001587
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... Abstract On 31 Jan 2000, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 airplane crashed off the California coast while en route from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to San Francisco. Approximately 90% of the aircraft was recovered from a depth of about 700 ft. (213 m). Among the recovered components were parts of the...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001747
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... Abstract This report covers case histories of failures in fixed-wing light airplane and helicopter components. In a 2025-T6 or 2219 aluminum alloy propeller blade that failed near the tip, cracks started on the leading edge at surface damage in the critical area-the zone between 4 and 10 in...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001706
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... Abstract The truck beam of the left main landing gear (MGL) of a Boeing 707 airplane collapsed on the ground just after the aircraft was unloaded and refueled. The investigation revealed that failure was caused by the propagation of an intergranular crack originating from the bottom of the pit...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001506
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001026
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... experience with the material. This limit stress is well below yield and could only be exceeded as the result of gross overstressing of the wing flap—caused by some traumatic incident, such as a crash or being rammed by another airplane. Because no such event occurred and because no other parts of this type...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001018
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... accidents — particularly those of private airplanes — involve pilot error that investigators sometimes overlook other possibilities. In this case, initial investigation showed that the landing gear failure was the result of a hard landing with no evidence of contributory factors. Reexamination of the flight...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001743
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
.... One example of the most common type of cylinder failure is illustrated. Airplane engines Castings Engine cylinders Engine valves Housings Turbocompressors Ferrous engine cylinders (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture Cylinder fatigue can be due to abnormal heating in service...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001744
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
.... Aircraft components Airplane engines Axles Fittings Repair welding Welding defects Chromium-nickel steel Brittle fracture Joining-related failures Two examples of brittle fracture promoted by small fatigue cracks due to welding deficiencies illustrate weld failures. Other parts involving...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001290
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... , and Ramachandran V. , Death in the Air , Sci. Age , Vol. 3 ( No. 8 ), 1985 , p 32 – 39 6. Clancey V.T. , Explosive Evidence in an Airplane Accident , can. aeronaut. Space J. , Vol.14 , 1968 , p 337 – 343 7. Krishnan R.V. , Radhakrishnan S. , Raghuram...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001752
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... engines of airplanes. After the aircraft engine manufacturer analyzed this problem, the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) approved the manufacturer’s issue of Mandatory Service Bulletin 00-5 (MSB 00-5) [ 1 ] listing the affected serial numbered engines and prescribing a nondestructive sampling method to...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001731
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... failure occured while the flight crew was taxiing the airplane through a right turn into a gate position at Friendship Airport in Baltimore. A mechanic reported hearing a loud noise during the turn and subsequent inspection revealed a large crack ( Fig. 1 ) running forward from the inboard axle lug...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001025
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
.... Very little information could be obtained from the Air Force or the airplane manufacturer concerning failure rates of these particular C130 landing gear wheels. The Air Force does require dye penetrant inspections of the wheels at required tire changes. In addition, C130 wheels have been redesigned...