Accession Number : ADA267115


Title :   Helicopter Structures - A Review of Loads, Fatigue Design Techniques and Usage Monitoring


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE CANBERRA (AUSTRALIA)


Personal Author(s) : Lombardo, D C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267115.pdf


Report Date : May 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 71


Abstract : This report is a review of traditional practice with respect to helicopter structural integrity. Aspects covered are: significant fatigue loads for the airframe and rotor system, the methods used in the fatigue design of current and previous generation rotorcraft, fatigue test requirements, and health and usage monitoring methods.... Helicopters, Structural design, Loads (forces), Fatigue tests, Airframes, Condition monitoring, Rotors


Descriptors :   *HELICOPTERS , *STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS , TEST AND EVALUATION , REQUIREMENTS , HEALTH , LOADS(FORCES) , AIRFRAMES , FATIGUE(MECHANICS) , ROTORS , AUSTRALIA


Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE