Structural Optimisation in Aircraft Construction

  • Heinrich Wellen
  • Peter Bartholomew
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 27)


Demands within the international aerospace industry for the design of primary components of ever higher quality, at minimum weight and low cost, are growing constantly while pressure to achieve the shortest time scales remains strong. As a result, the use of computers in design and for structural mechanics is of growing importance.


Design Variable Optimum Structural Design Flutter Speed Stiffness Optimisation Stress Optimisation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinrich Wellen
    • 1
  • Peter Bartholomew
    • 2
  1. 1.MBB-UT Bremen, TE 544Bremen 1Germany
  2. 2.Materials & Structures Dept.Royal Aircraft EstablishmentFarnborough, HantsUK

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