3.2.2 Lecture: Trusses and Thin-Walled shells

Course subject(s) Module 3. Aerospace Structures

In the next video, Gillian demonstrates why aircraft and spacecraft design has evolved from trusses and wires to using thin-walled sheets.

You could, by the way, easily replicate this demonstration yourself with the use of some ice-cream sticks, split pens, some thin rope and tissue paper!

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