Aero Engine Combustor Casing: Experimental Design and Fatigue Studies, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Aero Engine Combustor Casing

Experimental Design and Fatigue Studies, 1st Edition

By Sashi Kanta Panigrahi, Niranjan Sarangi

CRC Press

156 pages

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Description

The book is focused on theoretical and experimental investigation aimed at detecting and selecting proper information related to the fundamental aspect of combustion casing design,performance and life evaluation parameters. A rational approach has been adopted to the analysis domain underlying the complexities of the process.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Background and motivation

Outline of the book

Initial phase of aero engine development

Working principle of aero gas turbine engines

Critical components of an aero engine

Aero engine compressor

Aero engine combustion chamber

Aero engine turbine

Aero engine propelling nozzle

Design philosophy of an aero engine combustion chamber

Types of combustion chambers in aero engines

Complexities in combustion chamber design

Materials used for combustion chamber

Significant contributions

Summary

Fatigue Design Philosophy of Aero Engine Combustor Casing

Introduction

Combustion chamber design

Fatigue failure in aero engines

Fatigue cycle counting methods

Fatigue life evaluation methods

Fatigue damage assessment

Non destructive testing methods

Summary of the design philosophy

Important design considerations for combustor casing

Summary

Development of Test Facility and Test Setup

Introduction

Airworthiness and certification

Description of the test facility and its subsystems

Integrations of the subsystems

Design and manufacturing of adaptors

Summary

Manufacturing of an aero engine combustor casing, its experimental evaluation of fatigue life and correlation with numerical results.

Introduction

Manufacturing method of combustor casing

Configuration of the combustor casing

Experimental evaluation of fatigue life

Mechanical properties of combustor casing material

Numerical analysis of the combustor casing

Numerical analysis of igniter boss and its correlation with experimental data

Results and discussions

Summary

 

 

Re assessment of Fatigue Life of the Modified Combustor Casing

Introduction

Modified manufacturing methodology

Instrumentation of the modified combustor casing

Assembly and trial runs

Testing

Results and discussion

Summary

Safety Test on Modified Combustor Casing

Introduction

The test component details

Instrumentation and testing

Results and discussion

Summary

 

Effect of Fatigue on Proof Strength of an Aero Engine Combustor Casing

Introduction

Metallographic technique in failure analysis

Details of the test component

Experimental procedure

Observation

Discussions

Summary

 

Conclusions

Certification and Acceptance of the combustor casing

Specific conclusions

Scope for further work

Reference

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC016000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General