AER E 321: Flight Structures Analysis
(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.
Prereq: E M 324, Credit or enrollment in MATH 266 or 267
Introduction to elasticity, airworthiness, and flight loads. Introduction to fatigue. Materials selection for flight applications. Thin walled cross-sections under bending, torsion, and shear loads using classical methods. Shear center. Column buckling. Matrix methods of structural analysis.