University Of Limerick

Aircraft Structures

ME 4227

Iowa State Course Substitution

Flight Structures Analysis

AER E 321

Course Info
International Credits:
6.0
Converted Credits:
3.5
Semester:
Fall
Country:
Ireland
Language:
English
Course Description:
Theory of elasticity; Airy stress function. Energy methods for structural analysis. Shear and torsion of open and closed thin walled sections, single and multicell sections. Bending and twisting of thin plates. Structural instability; inelastic buckling, buckling of thin plates. Laminated composite structures; stress analysis, failure criteria. Stress analysis of aircraft components; fuselages, wings. Application of proprietary structural analysis software packages and the application of Finite Element Analysis to aircraft structures. Experiments on tapered wing spars, c-and z-section beams.

Review

Evaluation Date:
April 11, 2013
Evaluated:
Vinay Dayal
Comments: