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Aircraft Loading and Structural Layout : Aerospace Series - Denis Howe

Aircraft Loading and Structural Layout

Aerospace Series

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Engineering, General Moving on from the conceptual design of an aircraft, it becomes necessary to lay down the details of the airframe. This is effectively done in two stages - derivation of the applied loading and layout/sizing of the primary structural members. In his latest contribution to the literature Aircraft Loading and Structural Layout. Denis Howe provides comprenensive coverage of all aspects of loading actions analysis, together with the logical extension to the conceptual design of the airframe. He thereby meets two perceived needs that are not currently addressed by existing aircraft design texts, where loading analysis tends to treat only the basic symmetric flight envelope, and where structural analysis often assumes that a certain level of design detail has already been established. The author's comprenensive lecture notes, accumulated during 45 years of teaching aircraft design at Cranfield University provided the basis for this valuable reference text which offers a straightforward, systematic approach to the quantitative derivation of the initial structural concept. Readers will find a simple, logical, sequence to derive the form, location and approximate sizing

Introductionp. 1
Structural design requirementsp. 23
Flight loading casesp. 43
Rigid airframe dynamicsp. 69
Flight manoeuvre loadsp. 135
Loads due to atmospheric turbulencep. 171
Ground loadsp. 213
Loading on individual airframe componentsp. 255
Air-load distributionsp. 273
Specification and analysis of repeated loadingp. 321
Aeroelastic considerationsp. 341
Derivation of structural design datap. 353
Airframe materials and applicationsp. 373
Role and layout of structural membersp. 391
Synthesis procedure - initial sizing of membersp. 423
Important departures from elementary theoryp. 447
Conclusionsp. 469
Example application of flight loading casesp. 475
Symmetric flight - balance procedurep. 539
Asymmetric flight - balance procedurep. 563
Landing gear - load analysisp. 577
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ISBN: 9781860584329
ISBN-10: 1860584322
Series: Aerospace Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 624
Published: 5th April 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.26 x 19.2  x 4.01
Weight (kg): 1.32
Edition Number: 1