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Wing loads for FEA

Wing loads for FEA

Wing loads for FEA


What kind of loads have to be considered for a wing for a simple static analysis? The wing doesn't have any power-plant or control surface attached to it.


RE: Wing loads for FEA

1) lift
2) drag
3) inertia

It is difficult to answer your question seriously. You ask it at a "first day of school" level. If you have a serious problem to solve, and aren't in school, then could you please flesh out your question, in a way that would not be answered by typing out the content of an entire textbook?


RE: Wing loads for FEA

I like the pictures of small planes on their backs on saw horses with literally tons of sandbags stacked on them. Calc what you want, the sandbags never make bad assumptions or miss a load concentration. Not so good with fatigue, though.

RE: Wing loads for FEA

"...Not so good with fatigue, though

Unless you hire summer students to rapidly put on and take off and put back on the sandbags... wink


RE: Wing loads for FEA

Unless you hire summer students to rapidly put on and take off and put back on the sandbagswink

Yes That would fatigue the students.thumbsup

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

RE: Wing loads for FEA

How about a daycare centre with fat kids who need to jump up and down on something?


RE: Wing loads for FEA

Gravitationally challenged.

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