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ARO 3271 - Aerospace Structural Mechanics II (3)


Shear, torsion and bending of thin-walled open and closed sections including single & multi-cell beams. Stability of flat & curved plates and cylinders. Crippling. Effective width of thin sheet. Euler Johnson Allowable. Fatigue under cyclic & fluctuating stresses. The endurance limit. Miner’s rule. Introduction to Fracture Mechanics. Aerospace Fasteners. Analysis of 2D fastener patterns & of welded connections. Static & fatigue analysis of preloaded bolted joints. Fatigue of welded joints. Analysis of shear-resistant beams. Diagonal tension of flat-webbed beams.

Prerequisite(s): ARO Major; and C or better in ARO 3261 , or ARO 326 and ARO 327.
Component(s): Lecture
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Course Category: Major Course



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