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Testing Shock‐Absorbing Struts: Method Employed for Dynamic Tests of Axially‐Loaded Undercarriage Struts at the Royal Aircraft Establishment

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 July 1937

Abstract

OWING to the complexity of the calculations necessary to determine the motion of the parts of an undercarriage during landing it is usually advisable to subject the combination of wheel and shock‐absorbing strut to a representative dynamic test.

Citation

Douglas, W.D. and Bird, F.W.R. (1937), "Testing Shock‐Absorbing Struts: Method Employed for Dynamic Tests of Axially‐Loaded Undercarriage Struts at the Royal Aircraft Establishment", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 9 No. 7, pp. 177-182. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030197

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