MECH 536 Aircraft Structures (3 credits)

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Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : Aircraft structural components and loads. Bending, shear and torsion of thin-walled open and closed beams. Structural idealization. Wing spars and box beams. Wings bending, torsion and shear, tapered wings, deflection, cut-outs. Fuselage frames and wing ribs, principle of stiffener/web construction. Analysis of riveted, bolted and adhesive joints. Sandwich structures analysis.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Rushabh Kothari (Winter)

  • (3-0-6)

  • Prerequisite: MECH 321 or equivalent

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MECH 432.