Mechanical Engineering : Aircraft and spacecraft structural components and loads. Bending, shear, torsion and buckling of thin-walled open and closed sections. Structural idealization. Principle of stiffener / web construction. Trusses and isogrid structures. Wing spars and box beams. Fuselage frames and wing ribs. Analysis of riveted, bolted and adhesive joints. Sandwich structures analysis. Thermoelasticity analysis for spacecraft structures.
Terms: Winter 2019
Instructors: Pascal Hubert (Winter)