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Investigation of failures of a high-speed crankshaft

by George B. Lindgren

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mechanical engineering

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (MS)--U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1955.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24998148M

    Bearing Failure Analysis The accurate diagnosis of a bearing failure is imperative to prevent repeated failures and their additional expenses. While performing failure analysis is commonly left to outside vendors, the actual collecting of information can make a great difference in correctly diagnosing bearing failure. This case study involves two continuously cast steel crankshaft failures. Three parties performed their own failure analyses: (1) the engine manufacturer responsible for component design, specification, and application; (2) the steel supplier and forging supplier responsible for making the steel, forging the shape, and preliminary heat treatment; and (3) a supplier that provided induction.

      Hyundai and Kia set aside $ million to settle a class action lawsuit for engine failures and fires. Both companies have been the focus of federal investigations related to the speed and scope of related recalls. The companies will install software to monitor for engine failure, provide lifetime engine warranties, and will include monetary compensation for past engine repairs and loss of value. A turbocharger from a hp Caterpillar engine model E has obviously experienced a compressor wheel failure. The turbine shaft on this turbo actually broke due to the nature of the compressor wheel failure probably happening at very high speed and the imbalance caused a catastrophic failure.

      United Airlines flight was en route from Denver to Chicago, when the engine in the tail of the DC suffered engine failure, severing the plane's hydraulic lines and rendering the plane. 2 — GEAR DISTRESS AND FAILURE MODES Distress or failure of gears may be classified into four categories: 1 – surface fatigue (pitting), 2 – wear, 3 – plastic flow 4 – breakage. The appearance of the various distress and failure modes can differ between gears that have through hardened teeth and those that have surface hardened teeth.


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Float of crankshaft will be – mm which will cause damage to casing. Hence a soft damper is used to maintain a soft cushioning between casing and crankshaft. Discover the world's research. crankshaft failure, rotating bending, steady torsion, fatigue crack growth. UCTION. The fatigue phenomenon is a damage process caused by the growing of cracks due to cyclic stress that generate and aggregate micro cracks which can cause sudden catastrophic failures.

In Cited by: 2. According to authors the catastrophic failure of crankshaft was caused by poor design of steel support shells and bedplate bridges. The failure investigations of the crankshaft of diesel engines were performed by Pandey (). The crankshafts were damaged at time between 30 h and about h of engine by: 2.

This chapter deliberates on the systematic processes in failure investigation of engineering components and structures. The procedures are demonstrated in performing failure analysis of a centrifugal pump shaft. The chemical, microstructural, and fractographic analyses provide information on the material science aspects of the failure.

The mechanical design analyses establish the cause of. The investigation shows that crankshaft failure is due to fatigue which is supported through Investigation of failures of a high-speed crankshaft book of mechanical properties of crankshaft material.

The failure regions showing semi-elliptical fracture indicating progressive fracture growth. Cracks are produced due to combined effect of mechanical and thermal fatigue load. failure of heavy nip roller shaft used in textile industry.

Keywords: shaft failure, maintenance techniques, Conveyor heavy nip roller shaft, production loss, manufacturing. Preliminary Report on investigation into the failure of crankshafts on TDV6 D3’s and D4’s all with the 6 speed autobox.

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In South Africa the issues were mainly concentrated around. Bicycle Pedal Crank Failure Fatigue crack in a crank Steel Bolt Failure High tensile steel bolt fatigue failure Road Vehicle Stub Axle Failure Bending fatigue of a steel stub axle Car Engine Failure Combustion chamber Engine Failure methodologies on fatigue failure analysis in crankshaft failures.

Ktari et al (), carries out the investigation of the failure of three different crankshafts of 12 cylinders V design engine used in trains. The engine run at nominal speeds of rpm and the periodic maintenance is.

In an effort to reduce crankshaft fatigue on the front of the crankshaft, alternate fire camshafts are employed. By changing the firing order of the engine (from stock to ), the hard hit at the front of the crankshaft is eliminated and the overall load is more evenly distributed across the crankshaft.

An investigation of a catastrophic failure of a web marine crankshaft showed that the crack initiation started on the fillet of crankpin by bending stress while propagation was due to the combination of cyclic bending and steady torsion.

Fracture of a crankshaft due to cracks. How To Diagnose Plain Bearing Failures. Diagnosing plain bearing failures is all about recognising the tell-tale signs of different wear out and other failure modes.

Careful inspection of the failed bearing will usually reveal vital visual clues that can lead to a potential cause for the failure.

This paper presents the results of a failure analysis investigation conducted in a connecting rod from a diesel engine (18 V, four-stroke) used in the generation of electrical energy. The following failure analysis descriptions are written as a general cause of each listed symptom but DFC would like to remind our customers that an engine can fail as a result of not just any one of these descriptions but sometimes multiple causes.

When analyzing an engine failure all clearances, condition of components, operation and service of the vehicle must be taken into consideration.

• Top failure mode is high-speed shaft (HSS) or intermediate-speed shaft (IMS) bearing axial cracks Damage Records Bearings. Gears: Others: Planetary ; 44 ; 21 ; IMS.

N/A ; 9 ; HSS ; N/A. ; Total. ; 68 ; 9. Typical Failure Modes. 7 A Representative Configuration. 7 Annulus Planet Sun Gear Gear Pinion. Osman () analyzed the failure of crank diesel engine crankshaft used in truck, which is made from ductile cast iron. The crank pin was found to break in two pieces before completion of warranty period.

Pandey () investigated the failures of six cylinder engine crankshaft of % carbon steel. The premature failure was. SKYbrary Aviation Safety. Background. Exponent investigated a repeated crankshaft failure in industrial engines.

Our Work. As part of the work, vibration measurement and analysis was conducted on the structure, which showed that resonance at some operating speeds contributed to additional loads and moments on the crankshaft above and beyond that of the design capability.

Abstract An investigation of a damaged crankshaft from a horizontal, six-cylinder, in-line diesel engine of a public bus was conducted after several failure cases were reported by the bus company.

All crankshafts were made from forged and nitrided steel. The paper presents the results obtained by examining crankshaft bearings, damaged by different mechanisms. The bearings were installed in high-speed diesel engines, and were gathered for two years, during general repairs of the engines (overhaul), i.e.

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