Accession Number:

AD0739429

Title:

Criteria for Evaluating the Applicability of Composite Material Shafts to Helicopter Drive Systems.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

Criteria are developed for determining the suitability of applying composite materials to helicopter synchronizing drive shafts. A DISCUSSION OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND POWER TRANSMISSION SHAFTING IS GIVEN. The factors involved in making an economic decision are considered and suggestion for their evaluation is made. Author-PL

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE