Accession Number:

AD0787223

Title:

Optimum Design of Thin Walled Structures.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept. 1 Jun 72-31 May 73,

Corporate Author:

CRANFIELD INST OF TECH (ENGLAND) DEPT OF AIRCRAFT DESIGN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-09-09

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The research program relating to the optimum design of thin walled structures is a broadly based effort which reflects the continuing interest of the Aircraft Design Division in fundamental aspects of the analysis and design of highly efficient structures for aero-space applications. Topics briefly discussed include the following Post-buckled design, design of shear webs foam stabilised plates compression panel design including plasticity effects.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE