4.4.4 Lecture Torsion
Do you remember the vertical tail of the aircraft that was subjected to a wind load, causing torsion of the fuselage? In this lecture, you will focus on this specific loading of the fuselage: torsional loading. Torsion is the loading case that creates a twisting moment. You will learn how this twisting moment creates stresses, strains, and shear flow into the fuselage structure.
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