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Engine Failure Fingerprints
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1969 by SAE International in United States
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In this paper the author points out the importance of diagnosing failures to prevent a recurrence. Emphasis is placed on looking for the tell-tail markings and clues that will aid in tracing the cause of various engine parts failures; also, on the inspection of used parts and the selection of new parts. It is also pointed out that the selection of premium replacement parts may be necessary under certain operating conditions.
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CitationMusil, N., "Engine Failure Fingerprints," SAE Technical Paper 690543, 1969, https://doi.org/10.4271/690543.
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