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Aerospace Structures - AERO3410

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: MMAN2400; Exclusion: AERO3400, MECH3400
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Aircraft layout and loads; open and closed thin walled beams; analysis of fuselage and wing structures. Energy methods including unit load method for deflections. Finite elements; element matrices, assembly and solution for rods and beams; application of a commercial finite element system to problems in two and three dimensions. Fibre reinforced composite materials including analysis of uni-directional and multi-directional laminates. Buckling including buckling of columns, flat and curved plates and stiffened panels; buckling under multi-axial loads. Vibration of single-degree of freedom spring-mass-damper systems, free and forced vibration. Thermal stresses.

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