Investigation of the effect of impact damage on fatigue strength of jet-engine compressor rotor blades

Albert Kaufman, Andre J. Meyer, Jr.
naca-tn-3275
Jun 1956


An investigation was undertaken to determine the effect of type and location of impact damage on the fatigue strength of jet-engine compressor blades. First-stage compressor rotor blades from a production engine which had suffered foreign-object damage were fatigue tested.

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