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  • 7:53 PM, Saturday, 16 Oct 2021

Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE466
Subject Title Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity


Fundamental aspects of structural dynamics – free vibration and modal representation of flexible structures – application to beam extension, shear, bending and torsion dynamics – static aeroelasticity – wind tunnel models – divergence and aileron reversal – Lifting surfaces: torsional divergence and load redistribution, aeroelastic tailoring – aeroelastic flutter – stability characteristics – Flutter analysis: wind tunnel models – flexible wings.

Text Books
  • Hodges, H., Introduction to Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity, Cambridge Univ. Press (2002).

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