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Torsion in Conical and Cylindrical Shells Intersected by Planes

F.W. David, A.F.R.Ae.S. (Mr. David is Chief Designer, Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Australia. The investigations recorded in these pages were completed in August, 1945.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Publication date: 1 June 1946


STIFFENED conical and cylindrical shells discontinued by plane intersections not parallel to the plane of the applied torsional moment are quite frequently encountered in aircraft design. For example: cockpit enclosure trays and floors in fuselages, sloping frames and spars in wings, etc.


David, F.W. (1946), "Torsion in Conical and Cylindrical Shells Intersected by Planes", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 18 No. 6, pp. 200-205.




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