Analysis of the failure of a vacuum spin-pit drive turbine spindle shaft

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Pettitt, Jason M.;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School
  • Subject: Mechanics | Fatigue | Electron microscopes | Mechanical engineering

The Naval Postgraduate School's Rotor Spin Research Facility experienced a failure in the Spring of 2005 in which the rotor dropped from the drive turbine and caused extensive damage. A failure analysis of the drive turbine spindle shaft was conducted in order to determ... View more
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