Analysis and Design of Flight Vehicle Structures (Bruhn)
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Al The Work of the Aerospace Structures Engineer.
STATICALLY DETERMINATE STRUCTURES
(Loads, Reactions, Stresses, Shears, Bending Moments, Deflections)
A2 —- Equilibrium of Force Systems. Truss Structures. Externally Braced Wings. Landing Gear.
A3 —- Properties of Sections – Centroids, Moments of Inertia, etc.
A4 —- General Loads on Aircraft.
A5 —- Beams – Shear and Moments. Beam – Column Moments.
A6 —- Torsion – Stresses and Deflections.
A7 —- Deflections of Structures. Castigliano’s Theorem. Virtual Work. Matrix Methods.
THEORY AND METHODS FOR SOLVING STATICALLY INDETERMINATE STRUCTURES
A8 —- Statically Indeterminate Structures. Theorem of Least Work. Virtual Work. Matrix Methods.
A9 —- Bending Moments in Frames and Rings by Elastic Center Method.
A10 —- Column Analogy Method.
A11 —- Continuous Structures – Moment Distribution Method.
A12 —- Slope Deflection Method.
BEAM BENDING AND SHEAR STRESSES.
MEMBRANE STRESSES. COLUMN AND PLATE INSTABILITY.
A13 —– Bending Stresses.
A14 —- Bending Shear Stresses – Solid and Open Sections – Shear Center.
A15 —- Shear Flow in Closed Thin-Walled Sections.
A16 —- Membrane Stresses in Pressure Vessels.
A17 —- Bending of Plates.
A18 —- Theory of the Instability of Columns and Thin Sheets.
INTRODUCTION TO PRACTICAL AIRCRAFT STRESS ANALYSIS
A19 —- Introduction to Wing Stress Analysis by Modified Beam Theory.
A20 —- Introduction to Fuselage Stress Analysis by Modified Beam Theory.
A21 —- Loads and Stresses on Ribs and Frames.
A22 —- Analysis of Special Wing Problems. Cutouts. Shear Lag. Swept Wing.
A23 —- Analysis by the “Method of Displacements”.
THEORY OF ELASTICITY AND THERMOELASTICITY
A24 —- The 3-Dimensional Equations of Thermoelasticity.
A25 —- The 2-Dimensional Equations of Elasticity and Thermoelasticity.
A26 —- Selected Problems in Elasticity and Thermoelasticity.
FLIGHT VEHICLE MATERIALS AND THEIR PROPERTIES
B1 —- Basic Principles and Definitions.
B2 —- Mechanical and Physical Properties of Metallic Materials for Flight Vehicle Structures.
STRENGTH OF STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS AND COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
C1 —- Combined Stresses. Theory of Yield and Ultimate Failure.
C2 —- Strength of Columns with Stable Cross-Sections.
C3 —- Yield and Ultimate Strength in Bending.
C4 —- Strength and Design of Round, Streamline, Oval and Square Tubing in Tension, Compression, Bending, Torsion and Combined Loadings.
C5 —- Buckling Strength of Flat Sheet in Compression, Shear, Bending and Under Combined Stress Systems.
C6 —- Local Buckling Stress for Composite Shapes.
C7 —- Crippling Strength of Composite Shapes and Sheet-Stiffener Panels in Compression. Column Strength.
C8 —- Buckling Strength of Monocoque Cylinders.
C9 —- Buckling Strength of Curved Sheet Panels and Spherical Plates. Ultimate Strength of Stiffened Curved Sheet Structures.
C10 —- Design of Metal Beams. Web Shear Resistant (Non-Buckling) Type.
Part 1. Flat Sheet Web with Vertical Stiffeners.Part 2. Other Types of Non-Buckling Webs.
C11 —- Diagonal Semi-Tension Field Design.
Part 1. Beams with Flat Webs. Part 2. Curved Web Systems.
C12 —- Sandwich Construction and Design.
C13 —- Fatigue.
CONNECTIONS AND DESIGN DETAILS
D1 —- Fittings and Connections. Bolted and Riveted.
D2 —- Welded Connections.
D3 —- Some Important Details in Structural Design.