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AERO 3101 [0.5 credit] Lightweight Structures

Structural concepts; theory of elasticity; bending, torsion and shear in thin-walled beams having single or multi-cell sections; work and energy principles; deformation and force analysis of advanced structures, including stiffened thin-wall panels; finite element methods. Stability and buckling of thin-walled structures.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): MAAE 3202.
Lectures three hours a week; problem analysis one hour a week.