MAE157_Lecture1

MAE157_Lecture1 - MAE 157 - Lightweight Structures Winter...

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MAE 157 - Lightweight Structures Winter 2009 Instructor Lorenzo Valdevit Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 4227 Engineering Gateway Ph. 4-4173 Email: valdevit@uci.edu
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2 Logistics Instructor Lorenzo Valdevit OfFce: EG 4227 Phone: 824-4173 E-mail: valdevit@uci.edu OfFce hours: Thursdays, 10am-12pm Teaching Assistant Guang Wu OfFce: EG 3101 E-mail: gwu1@uci.edu OfFce hours: ±ridays, 9-11am Class Schedule: Lecture: T Th 5.00 - 6.20pm, DBH 1600 Discussion: M 9.00 - 9.50am, DBH 1200 W 12.00-12.50pm, DBH 1200
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3 Logistics Textbook THG Megson, Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students , 4th Ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007. References CT Sun, Mechanics of Aircraft Structures, Wiley, 1998. HD Curtis, Fundamentals of Aircraft Structural Analysis, McGraw-Hill, 1997. Hand-outs from the instructor will be posted on the website.
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4 Logistics Course website https://eee.uci.edu/09w/19150 • Syllabus • Lecture notes and Hand-outs • Homework • Homework solutions • Design project Course Noteboard https://eee.uci.edu/toolbox/messageboard/m8003/ • Students driven Q&A portal (loosely moderated by us)
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5 Logistics Grading Criteria Homework: 25% Term Project: 20% Midterm: 20% Final: 35% Attendance to Lecture and Discussions (one section only) is mandatory Peer-grading scheme for Term Project. The commercial Finite Elements software ABAQUS will be required for the term project. See syllabus for information on available computer lab and log-in procedures. Homework • posted on the website on Friday afternoon • due in the dropbox outside of MAE (EG 4th ±oor) by the following Friday at 1pm • solutions posted the following Monday at 6.30pm • No late HW. Only one exception (by Monday at 6.30) with full grade.
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6 Introductory remarks (1) General problem of structural analysis (static) Given all the force and moments acting on a component
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