[AIR1872] SAE Engine Condition Monitoring Committee: Guide to Life Usage Monitoring and Parts Management for Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines. Document AIR1872, Revision A, SAE, May 1998
[ARP1587] SAE Engine Condition Monitoring Committee:
Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Monitoring System Guide
Document ARP1587, Revision A, SAE, April 1993
For the links given above, you have to first visit the SAE Home Page. You must have cookies enabled!
[BB98] P. Blüml, J. Broede: Critical Parts' Life Extension Based on Fracture Mechanics. In [RTOMP17], pp. 19-1 - 17-7
[BK99] J. Broede, M.Köhl: Aero Engine Life Usage Monitoring Including Safe Crack Propagation.
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (ed. Fu-Kuo Chang)
Stanford University, Stanford, CA September 8-10, 1999
For a copy of the paper, contact Manfred Köhl.
[BLH98] A.D.Boyd-Lee, G.F.Harrison: The Development of Life Extension Methods for Fracture Critical Aero-Engine
Components. In [RTOMP17], pp. 18-1 - 18-10
[BP97] J.Broede, H.Pfoertner: OLMOS in GAF MRCA Tornado - 10 Years of Experience with On-Board Life Usage Monitoring.
[Bra00] B.Bradford, S.Rose, B.Bloomfield, R.Greenwood: Engine Review. FY99 Engine-Related Mishaps.
United States Air Force Flying Safety Magazine, January/February 2000
[Dho98] G.Dhondt: Automatic Three-Dimensional Cyclic Crack Propagation Predictions with Finite Elements at the Design Stage of an Aircraft Engine.
Paper 33, presented at the RTO AVT symposium on "Design Principles and
Methods for Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines", Toulouse, 1998
RTO Meeting Proceedings 8, RTO/NATO 1999 RTO-MP-8 AC/323(AVT)TP/9
Available for download.
[DK99] G.Dhondt, M.Köhl: The effect of geometry and the load level on the dynamic failure of rotating disks.
Int.J.Solids Structures 36, 789-812, 1999
For a copy of the paper, contact Manfred Köhl
[ENSIP] US Department of Defense Military Handbook: Engine Structural Integrity Program (ENSIP).
MIL-HDBK-1783A, 22 March 1999
This document is available via ASSIST-QuickSearch,
where you have to enter the required document number (e.g. 1783).
[Hall97] J. Hall, Chairman of the NTSB: Remarks to the International Society for Air Breathing Engines, Chattanooga,
Tennessee, September 12, 1997
Available from NTSB - Aviation
[JAR1] JAA Joint Aviation Requirements, JAR 1.1 General Definitions
[JAR-E] JAA Joint Aviation Requirements, JAR-E - Engines
Available at JAR Table of Contents
[JSSG2007] US Department of Defense: Joint Service Specification Guide 2007, Engines, Aircraft, Turbine. JSSG-2007, 30 October 1998
Document available at
ASC Engineering Directorate - Engineering Standards. Enter the document number (e.g. 2007) in the corresponding input field and submit the request.
[LI98] A.Lasalmonie, J-P.Immarigeon: Component life extension needs and benefits. Summary of the Workshop and of the roundtable.
In [RTOMP17], pp S-1 - S-2
[NTSB96] NTSB Aircraft Accident Report: UNCONTAINED ENGINE FAILURE/FIRE, VALUJET AIRLINES FLIGHT 597 DOUGLAS DC-9-32, N908VJ, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, JUNE 8, 1995.
[NTSB98] NTSB Aircraft Accident Report: UNCONTAINED ENGINE FAILURE, DELTA AIR LINES FLIGHT 1288 MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-88, N927DA, PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, JULY 6, 1996.
[PR95] H.Pfoertner, C.Ross: Preparing Life Usage Monitoring for the Next Decade.
[RTOMP17] RTO: Qualification of Life Extension Schemes for Engine Components.
RTO Meeting Proceedings 17, Workshop, Corfu, Greece, 5-6 October 1998, RTO/NATO 1999
The proceedings are available for download from
[RTOTR28] RTO: Recommended Practices for Monitoring Gas Turbine Engine Life Consumption.
RTO Technical Report 28 AC/323(AVT)TP/22, Report of the Applied Vehicle Technology Panel Task Group AVT-017, RTO/NATO 2000
Available for download from RTO.
[Suk00] N.Sukumar, N.Moës, B.Moran, T.Belytschko: Extended finite element method for three-dimensional crack modelling. Int. J Numer. Methods Engineering 48, 1549-1570, 2000
[TH98] K.U.Tschirne, W.Holzbecher: Cost effectiveness of modern lifing concepts. In [RTOMP17], pp. 2-1 - 2-9
[Woo96] D. Wood: FY95 Engine-Related Mishap Summaries.
US Air Force Flying Safety Magazine, 1996
[WB97] D.Wood, B. Bradford: Engine Related Mishap Summaries for FY’96.
US Air Force Flying Safety Magazine, December 1996 / January 1997
Some other related links
From Colin G. Drury's lecture:
Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance and Inspection
From Mohan M. Ratwani's lecture:
From Sam G. Sampath's lecture:
US DOD Joint Service Specification Guide 2006, Aircraft Structures:
Document available at
ASC Engineering Directorate - Engineering Standards. Enter the document number (e.g. 2006) in the corresponding input field and submit the request.
Aging of U.S. Air Force Aircraft:
Final Report (1997)