Accession Number:

ADB812165

Title:

Stress Analysis of the B-36 Nose Gear,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BENDIX AVIATION CORP SOUTH BEND IN PRODUCTS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1947-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

A stress analysis was made of the nose gear of the B-36 bomber. The analysis covers the axle, inner and outer cylinder, piston, torque fittings and arms, and cams. The appendix shows the computations for the nose gear loads, loads at points O,O and O, loads at sections in the fork, torque arm geometry, and loads at the upper and lower bearings, trunnion and drag brace. A table of the minimum margins of safety is included.

Subject Categories:

  • Bombers
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE