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Course Undergraduate
Semester Sem. VI
Subject Code AE322
Subject Title Aerospace Structures


Structural components of aircraft, loads and material selection – introduction to Kirchhoff’s theory of thin plates: bending and buckling of thin plates – unsymmetric bending of beams – bending of open and closed thin walled beams: shear of and torsion of thin walled beams – combined open and closed section beams – structural idealization – introduction to composite materials.

Text Books

1. Megson, T. H. G., Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students, 4th ed., Butterworth-Heinemann (2007).

2. Donaldson, B. K., Analysis of Aircraft Structures: An Introduction, 2nd ed., Cambridge Univ. Press (2008).

3. Bauchau, O. A. and Craig, J. I., Structural Analysis: With Application to Aerospace Structures, Springer (2009).

4. Timoshenko, S. P. and Woinowsky-Krieger, S., Theory of Plates and Shells, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill (1964).

5. Ugural, A. C., Stresses in Plates and Shells, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill (1998).