Accession Number:

ADA007213

Title:

An Experimental Investigation of the Particle Dynamics of Quartz Sand Impacting 6Al-4V Titanium and 410 Stainless Steel in an Erosive Environment.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CINCINNATI UNIV OHIO DEPT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

The impact and rebound characteristics of high speed erosive quartz particles have been experimentally determined. The impact parameters were found to be statistical in nature and the statistical distributions were obtained. The alloys used in this investigation were 410 stainless steel and 6Al-4V. Because of the increased usage and interest in vehicles which operate on and over unprepared and dusty terrains helicopters, hovercraft and VSTOL aircraft, recent interest in this field is involved with the prediction of erosion in aero turbomachinery.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE