Mechanics of Aircraft Structures

ISBN-10: 0471699667

ISBN-13: 9780471699668

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Sun, C. T. Sun

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Designed to help students get a solid background in structural mechanics and extensively updated to help professionals get up to speed on recent advancesThis Second Edition of the bestselling textbook Mechanics of Aircraft Structures combines fundamentals, an overview of new materials, and rigorous analysis tools into an excellent one-semester introductory course in structural mechanics and aerospace engineering. It's also extremely useful to practicing aerospace or mechanical engineers who want to keep abreast of new materials and recent advances. Updated and expanded, this hands-on reference covers:Introduction to elasticity of anisotropic solids, including mechanics of composite materials and laminated structuresStress analysis of thin-walled structures with end constraintsElastic buckling of beam-column, plates, and thin-walled barsFracture mechanics as a tool in studying damage tolerance and durabilityDesigned and structured to provide a solid foundation in structuralmechanics, Mechanics of Aircraft Structures, Second Edition includesmore examples, more details on some of the derivations, and more sample problems to ensure that students develop a thorough understanding of the principles.
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Preface to the First Edition
Characteristics of Aircraft Structures and Materials
Basic Structural Elements in Aircraft Structure
Axial Member
Shear Panel
Bending Member (Beam)
Torsion Member
Wing and Fuselage
Load Transfer
Wing Structure
Aircraft Materials
Introduction to Elasticity
Concept of Displacement
Equations of Equilibrium in a Nonuniform Stress Field
Principal Stress
Shear Stress
Revisit of Transformation of Stress
Linear Stress-Strain Relations
Strains Induced by Normal Stress
Strains Induced by Shear Stress
Three-Dimensional Stress-Strain Relations
Elastic Strain Energy
Plane Elasticity
Stress-Strain Relations for Plane Isotropic Solids
Stress-Strain Relations for Orthotropic Solids in Plane Stress
Governing Equations
Solution by Airy Stress Function for Plane Isotropic Solids
Saint-Venant's Principle
Torsion of Uniform Bars
Bars with Circular Cross-Sections
Bars with Narrow Rectangular Cross-Sections
Closed Single-Cell Thin-Walled Sections
Multicell Thin-Walled Sections
Warping in Open Thin-Walled Sections
Warping in Closed Thin-Walled Sections
Effect of End Constraints
Bending and Flexural Shear
Derivation of the Simple (Bernoulli-Euler) Beam Equation
Bidirectional Bending
Transverse Shear Stress due to Transverse Force in Symmetric Sections
Narrow Rectangular Cross-Section
General Symmetric Sections
Thin-Walled Sections
Shear Deformation in Thin-Walled Sections
Timoshenko Beam Theory
Shear Lag
Flexural Shear Flow in Thin-Walled Sections
Flexural Shear Flow in Open Thin-Walled Sections
Symmetric Thin-Walled Sections
Unsymmetric Thin-Walled Sections
Multiple Shear Flow Junctions
Selection of Shear Flow Contour
Shear Center in Open Sections
Closed Thin-Walled Sections and Combined Flexural and Torsional Shear Flow
Shear Center
Statically Determinate Shear Flow
Closed Multicell Sections
Failure Criteria for Isotropic Materials
Strength Criteria for Brittle Materials
Maximum Principal Stress Criterion
Coulomb-Mohr Criterion
Yield Criteria for Ductile Materials
Maximum Shear Stress Criterion (Tresca Yield Criterion) in Plane Stress
Maximum Distortion Energy Criterion (von Mises Yield Criterion)
Fracture Mechanics
Stress Concentration
Concept of Cracks and Strain Energy Release Rate
Fracture Criterion
Stress Intensity Factor
Symmetric Loading (Mode I Fracture)
Antisymmetric Loading (Mode II Fracture)
Relation between K and G
Mixed Mode Fracture
Effect of Crack Tip Plasticity
Fatigue Failure
Constant Stress Amplitude
S-N Curves
Variable Amplitude Loading
Fatigue Crack Growth
Elastic Buckling
Eccentrically Loaded Beam-Column
Elastic Buckling of Straight Bars
Pinned-Pinned Bar
Clamped-Free Bar
Clamped-Pinned Bar
Clamped-Clamped Bar
Effective Length of Buckling
Initial Imperfection
Postbuckling Behavior
Bar of Unsymmetric Section
Torsional-Flexural Buckling of Thin-Walled Bars
Nonuniform Torsion
Torsional Buckling of Doubly Symmetric Section
Torsional-Flexural Buckling
Elastic Buckling of Flat Plates
Governing Equation for Flat Plates
Cylindrical Bending
Buckling of Rectangular Plates
Buckling under Shearing Stresses
Local Buckling of Open Sections
Analysis of Composite Laminates
Plane Stress Equations for Composite Lamina
Off-Axis Loading
Notation for Stacking Sequence in Laminates
Symmetric Laminate under In-Plane Loading
Effective Moduli for Symmetric Laminates
Laminar Stresses
[plus or minus degree] Laminate
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