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Introduction to Aircraft Structural Analysis. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 2534690
  • Book
  • October 2013
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Introduction to Aircraft Structural Analysis, Second Edition, is an essential resource for learning aircraft structural analysis. Based on the author's best-selling text Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students, this brief book covers the basics of structural analysis as applied to aircraft structures.

Coverage of elasticity, energy methods, and virtual work sets the stage for discussions of airworthiness/airframe loads and stress analysis of aircraft components. Numerous worked examples, illustrations, and sample problems show how to apply the concepts to realistic situations.

This text is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students of aerospace and aeronautical engineering as well as for professional development and training courses.

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Part A: Fundamentals of Structural Analysis

1. Basic Elasticity

2. 2D Problems in Elasticity

3. Torsion of Solid Sections

4. Virtual Work and Energy Methods

5. Energy Methods

6. Matrix Methods

7. Bending of Thin Plates

8. Columns

9.  Thin Plates

Part B: Analysis of Aircraft Structures

10. Materials

11. Structural Components of Aircraft

12. Airworthiness

13. Airframe Loads

14. Fatigue

15. Bending of Open, Closed, and Thin Walled Beams

16.  Shear of Beams

17. Torsion of Beams

18. Combined Open and Closed Section Beams

19. Structural Idealization

20. Wing Spars and Box Beams

21. Fuselages

22. Wings

23. Fuselage frames and wing ribs

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T.H.G. Megson Department of Civil Engineering, Leeds University, UK.

T.H.G. Megson is a professor emeritus with the Department of Civil Engineering at Leeds University (UK). For Elsevier he has written the market leading Butterworth Heinemann textbooks Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students and Introduction to Aircraft Structural Analysis (a briefer derivative of the aircraft structures book), as well as the text/ref hybrid Structural and Stress Analysis.
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