Course detail: Aircraft Structures: Analysis and Design - ONLINE

Description

This course provides an introduction to the analysis and design of aircraft structures. Course content includes design criteria, structural design concepts, loads and load paths, metallic and composite materials, static strength, buckling and crippling, durability and damage tolerance, practical design considerations, certification and repair. Analysis exercises and a design project are included to better involve students in the learning process.

Highlights

  • Structural design overview
  • Aircraft loads
  • Metals
  • Fiber-reinforced composites
  • Material selection
  • Design to static strength
  • Mechanical joints
  • Mechanics of thin-walled and built-up structure
  • Design to buckling and stiffness requirements
  • Component design concepts
  • Design for damage tolerance
  • Design for durability
  • Certification of structure
  • Continued airworthiness aging fleets

 

Course Schedule
When this course is offered online for open enrollment delivery, it meets for 10 live-online sessions held 2 times per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) for 3 hours. Additional Q&A sessions will be held for up to 30 minutes directly following each of the live-online sessions. All live sessions are recorded and made available online the following day.
For in-house training, contact us at professionalprograms@ku.edu for your custom scheduling needs.

 

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for engineers, engineering managers, certification authorities and educators whose responsibilities include aircraft structures.

Course Fee
Regular Online Registration fee: $1,995
Late Online Registration fee: $2,195 (registrations received within 7 days of course start date)
Registration is open until the first day of the course; however, early registration is encouraged.
The online course fee includes individual access to the Zoom course meetings and to course materials, readings, videos, and resources in Blackboard, the University of Kansas Learning Management System.

U.S. Federal Employee Discount
This course is available to U.S. federal employees at 10% off the registration fee. To receive the federal employee discount, you must enter the code FGVT116 during the checkout process. Please note that you must validate your eligibility to receive this discount by entering your U.S. government email address (ending in .gov or .mil) when creating your online registration profile.

Netherlands Defence Academy Discount
This course is available to Netherlands Defence Academy employees at a discounted registration fee. Please contact the NDA Procurement and Contracting department for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount.

Certificate Track
Aircraft Design, Aircraft Structures

Classroom hours / CEUs
35 classroom hours
3.5 CEUs


Course Resources
Technical Requirements and Details for Aerospace Online Short Courses

Available sessions