AE6012E - Structure

AE6012E - Structure


General objective:

At the end of the module, the student will be able to study and calculate the distribution of mechanical stresses and constraints in a material, in order to define the operating limits of a structure or item of equipment

Detailed objectives:

- Stresses
- Distortions
- Stress - Distortion relationships

Behavior of beams when subjected to elementary loading
- Diagrammatic representation - Links - General stress diagrams
- General stresses
- Bending moment
- Shear stress
- Torsional moment
- Static failure criteria
- Buckling

Behaviour of plates (Diaphragm action)
- Traction and shearing
- Buckling
- Aircraft materials (metals and composites)

Behaviour laws
- Choice of materials


  • Lectures : 40

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 1

In brief

ECTS credits 4

Number of hours 41

Teaching language


Pascale PUEL

Phone : 0562174460

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