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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Course Outline

    Design of Aircraft Structures

    Course Outline


    I. Margin of Safety
    II. Airframe Configurations
    III. Load Paths
    IV. Design Philosophy and Criteria,
    V. Verification and Validation,
    VI. Materials, Design Allowables and Values,
    VII. Material Selection,
    VIII. Idealization and Analysis Methods
    IX. Tension Structures, Failure Theories
    X. Failure Theories
    XI. Fasteners
    XII. Joints, Lugs and Fittings
    XIII. Buckling and Crippling