IIT Kanpur Aerospace Structures-I Syllabus
AE 232 Aerospace Structures-I
Static equilibrium, determinate and indeterminate structures, static stability concepts, planar and space trusses. Beams- bending & extension, stress resultants, modulus weighted section properties, bending shear stresses-solid and open section. Idealization of stiffened shells. Shear center, shear flow in thin walled multi-cell box beams, effect of taper. Work and energy principles, strain energy and complementary strain energy, potential and complementary potential theorems, unit load method, reciprocal theorem. Application of energy principles for analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures.