Mandatory readings



1. H.G. Megson. Aircraft Structures for engineering students. Elsevier. 4th Edition. 2007

2. M.C.Y. Niu. Airframe Structural Design. Adaso/Adastra Engineering Center. 2nd edition. 2006

3. S.P. Timoshenko. Theory of plates and shells. McGraw Hill. 2010

4. E. J. Barbero.Introduction to composite material design.Taylor and Francis. 2nd edition. 2010

5. R.C. Hibbeler, Structural Analysis, Prentice-Hall, 2006

6. J. A. Jurado Albarracín-Martinón y S. Hernández Ibáñez, “Análisis estructural de placas y láminas”. Tercera Edición. Andavira editora 2014.


7. A.C. Ugural. Stresses in beams, plates, and shells.Taylor & Francis. 3th edition. 2009

8. J.R. Vinson. The Behavior of thin walled structures: beams, plates, and shells. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2013

9. J.N.Reddy.Theory and analysis of elastic plates and shells. CRC Press. 2006

10. L.Librescu.Thin-walled composite beams : theory and application. Springer. 2006

11. S Krenk, J Høgsberg. Statics and Mechanics of Structures. Springer. 2013

Web references (PDF)

12. Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC®). Aircraft Crash Survival Design Guide Vol. 1 to 5 (URL)

13. NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS). Analytical Fuselage and Wing Weight Estimation of Transport Aircraft. Mark D. Ardema, Mark C. Chambers, Anthony P. Patron, Andrew S. Hahn, Hirokazu Miura, and Mark D. Moore. NASA Technical Memorandum 110392 (URL)

14. NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS). Design-oriented analysis of aircraft fuselage structures, Gary L. Giles, AIAA Paper 98-1749, 1998 (URL)

15. Federal Aviation Administration, Aviation Handbooks & Manuals. (URL)

16. Stanford University's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Aircraft Design: Synthesis and Analysis.

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