31th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences

04.1 - Material Issues, Fatigue and Damage Tolerance

IMPORTANCE OF SECONDARY BENDING EVALUATION IN STRUCTURAL JOINT

W.R.P. Mendonša, EMBRAER S.A., Brazil

This article aims demonstrate a new methodology for fuselage structural joint analysis. The new methodology includes the geometric nonlinearity effects in joints, which influence the secondary bending stress and consequently it shows that the severity factor is variable.


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