Analysis of Aircraft Structures: <EM>An Introduction</EM> / Edition 2

Analysis of Aircraft Structures: <EM>An Introduction</EM> / Edition 2

by Bruce K. Donaldson
     
 

This textbook covers the fundamental concepts of structural analysis applied to vehicular structures such as aircraft, automobiles, ships and spacecraft.See more details below

Overview

This textbook covers the fundamental concepts of structural analysis applied to vehicular structures such as aircraft, automobiles, ships and spacecraft.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107668669
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2012
Series:
Cambridge Aerospace Series, #24
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the second edition; Introduction to the first edition; Part I. The Fundamentals of Structural Analysis: 1. Stress in structures; 2. Stresses and coordinate axis rotations; 3. Displacements and strains; 4. Strains in rotated coordinate systems; 5. The mechanical behavior of engineering materials; 6. Linearly elastic materials; Part II. Introduction to the Theory of Elasticity: 7. The theory of elasticity; 8. Plane stress theory of elasticity solutions; Part I and Part II review questions; Part III. The Engineering Theory for Straight, Long Beams: 9. Bending and extensional stresses in beams; 10. Beam bending and extensional deflections; 11. Additional beam bending topics; 12. Uniform torsion of beams; 13. Beam torsion approximate solutions; Beam bending and torsion review questions; 14. Beam shearing stresses due to shearing forces; Part IV. Work and Energy Principles: 15. Work and potential energy principles; Part V. Energy Based Numerical Solutions: 16. Precursor numerical analyses; 17. Introduction to the finite element method; 18. Finite element truss problems; 19. Basic aspects of multidimensional finite elements; 20. The unit load method for determinate structures; 21. The unit load method for indeterminate structures; Parts IV and V review; Part VI. Extensions to Plate Theory and Finite Element Applications: 22. Thin plate theory; 23. Elastic and aeroelastic instabilities; Selected answers to Part I exercises; Selected answers to Part II exercises; Selected answers to Part III exercises; Selected answers to Part IV and Part V exercises; Selected answers to Part VI exercises; References.

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