Elastic Model Design of the B-58 Airplane

by J.W. Wells,
H.B. England,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 153-182

Document Type: Journal Paper


Extensive elastic model test program for design of highly redundant structure on B-58 aircraft at Convair, Ft Worth; models from 1/100 scale to full scale were used; several unique methods of obtaining and presenting test data; scale factors for both structure and loadings.

Subject Headings: Load tests | Elastic analysis | Plastic design | Aircraft and spacecraft | Scale models | Structural models | Full-scale tests | Load factors

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