Analysis of aircraft structures : an introduction [E-Book] / Bruce K. Donaldson.
Donaldson, Bruce K., (author)
Second edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008
1 online resource (xxxiii, 932 pages)
Cambridge aerospace series
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Table of Contents:
  • Stress in structures
  • Stresses and coordinate axis rotations
  • Displacements and strains
  • Strains in rotated coordinate systems
  • The mechanical behavior of engineering materials
  • Linearly elastic materials
  • The theory of elasticity
  • Plane stress theory of elasticity solutions
  • Bending and extensional stresses in beams
  • Beam bending and extensional deflections
  • Additional beam bending topics
  • Uniform torsion of beams
  • Beam torsion approximate solutions
  • Beam shearing stresses due to shearing forces
  • Work and potential energy principles
  • Precursor numerical analyses
  • Introduction to the finite element method
  • Finite element truss problems
  • Basic aspects of multidimensional finite elements
  • The unit load method for determinate structures
  • The unit load method for indeterminate structures
  • Thin plate theory
  • Elastic and aeroelastic instabilities.