Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students / Edition 5

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Overview

Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students is the leading self contained aircraft structures course text. It covers all fundamental subjects, including elasticity, structural analysis, airworthiness and aeroelasticity. Now in itsfifth edition, the author has revised and updated the text throughout and added new examples and exercises using Matlab(c). Additional worked examplesmake the text even more accessible by showing application of concepts to airframe structures. Includes a Solutions Manual available to all adopting teachers.

• New worked examples throughout the text aid understanding and relate concepts to real world applications
• Matlab examples and exercises added throughout to support use of computational tools in analysis and design

• An extensive aircraft design project case study shows the application of the major techniques in the book
• More end of chapter exercises, with anaccompanyingSolutions Manual (for instructors only) at http://textbooks.elsevier.com

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Editorial Reviews

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"This is an excellent book and should find a place on the shelf of any student or practising engineer involved in aircraft structural analysis. I can recommend it to the aeronautical community without reservation" —The Aeronautical Journal, October 2001 "As an introduction to the problems encountered in the structural design of modern aircraft, Megson's book can be recommended to both students and those engaged in structural analysis aerospace design offices."—Aerospace
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080969053
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 4/13/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 864
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

T.H.G. Megson is a professor emeritus with the Department of Civil Engineering at Leeds University (UK).

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Table of Contents

Part A: Fundamentals of Structural Analysis

A1 Elasticity

A2 Virtual Work, Energy and Matrix Methods

A3 Thin Plate Theory

A4 Structural Instability

A5 Vibration of Structures

Part B Analysis of Aircraft Structures

B1 Principles of Stressed Skin Construction

B2 Airworthiness and Airframe Loads

B3 Bending, Shear and Torsion of Thin-Walled Beams

B4 Stress Analysis of Aircraft Components

B5 Structural And Load Discontinuities

B6 Introduction to Aeroelasticity

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2014

    This textbook is horrible. There are little to no practice probl

    This textbook is horrible. There are little to no practice problems to work and the examples are just over complicated to the point of frustration. I have never seen a book with so few problems to work, it is unbelievable. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2013

    The Games

    Which will happen tomorrow.

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