Checking date: 03/02/2018

Course: 2017/2018

Stability and integrity of aerospace structures
Study: Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering (251)

Coordinating teacher: CAVALLARO , RAUNO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Description of contents: programme
Learning activities and methodology
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Anderson, T. L.. Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications. CRC Press. 1995
  • Megson. Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students. Elsevier. 2012
  • Ralph I. Stephens, et. al.. Metal Fatigue in Engineering. Wiley. 2001
  • Timoshenko & Gere. Theory of Elastic Stability. McGraw Hill. 1985
Additional Bibliography
  • Broek, David. The practical use of fracture mechanics. Springer. 1989
  • Bruhn, E.F.. Analysis and design of flight vehicle structures. Jacobs. 1973
  • James Gere and Stephen Timoshenko. Mechanics of Materials. PWS Publishing. 1990 (or newer).
  • Jan R. Wrigth. Introduction to Aircraft Stability and Loads. John Wiley & Sons. 2007
  • John M. Barsom and Stanley T. Rolfe. Fracture and Fatigue Control in Structures. ASTM. 1999
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