Aircraft Structures For Engineering Students

Paperback | December 5, 2016

byT.h.g. Megson

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Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students, Sixth Edition, is the leading self-contained aircraft structures course text. It covers all fundamental subjects, including elasticity, structural analysis, airworthiness and aeroelasticity. Now in its sixth edition, the author has expanded the book's coverage of analysis and design of composite materials for use in aircraft, and has added new, real-world and design-based examples, along with new end-of-chapter problems of varying complexity. Expanded coverage of composite materials and structures New practical and design-based examples and problems throughout the text aid understanding and relate concepts to real world applications Updated and additional Matlab examples and exercises support use of computational tools in analysis and design Available online teaching and learning tools include downloadable Matlab code, solutions manual, and image bank of figures from the book

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Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students, Sixth Edition, is the leading self-contained aircraft structures course text. It covers all fundamental subjects, including elasticity, structural analysis, airworthiness and aeroelasticity. Now in its sixth edition, the author has expanded the book's coverage of analysis and design of comp...

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:910 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 5, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0081009143

ISBN - 13:9780081009147

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Table of Contents

Part A: Fundamentals of Structural Analysis

Section A1: Elasticity

Chapter 1: Basic elasticity

Chapter 2: Two-dimensional problems in elasticity

Chapter 3: Torsion of solid sections

Section A2: Virtual work, energy, and matrix methods

Chapter 4: Virtual work and energy methods

Chapter 5: Energy methods

Chapter 6: Matrix methods

Section A3: Thin plate theory

Chapter 7: Bending of thin plates

Section A4: Structural instability

Chapter 8: Columns

Chapter 9: Thin plates

Section A5: Vibration of structures

Chapter 10: Structural vibration

Part B: Analysis of Aircraft Structures

Section B1: Principles of stressed skin construction

Chapter 11: Materials

Chapter 12: Structural components of aircraft

Section B2: Airworthiness and airframe loads

Chapter 13: Airworthiness

Chapter 14: Airframe loads

Chapter 15: Fatigue

Section B3: Bending, shear and torsion of thin-walled beams

Chapter 16: Bending of open and closed, thin-walled beams

Chapter 17: Shear of beams

Chapter 18: Torsion of beams

Chapter 19: Combined open and closed section beams

Chapter 20: Structural idealization

Section B4: Stress analysis of aircraft components

Chapter 21: Wing spars and box beams

Chapter 22: Fuselages

Chapter 23: Wings

Chapter 24: Fuselage frames and wing ribs

Chapter 25: Laminated composite structures

Section B5: Structural and loading discontinuities

Chapter 26: Closed section beams

Chapter 27: Open section beams

Section B6: Introduction to aeroelasticity

Chapter 28: Wing problems