ARO 329 - Aerospace Structural Analysis and Design (3)
Equilibrium of advanced beams under combined loading. Effect of span-wise and cord-wise taper. Cutouts in wing and fuselage structures. Analysis of frames, rings and ribs. Stiffened cells. Wing warping. Shear lag. Thermal effects. Weighted section properties and heterogeneous structures. Shear buckling in built-up spars. Introduction to Matrix methods, finite elements and mechanics of composites. Design of Aerospace structures.
Prerequisite(s): C or better in ARO 327. Component(s): 3 lectures/problem-solving.