Adv Ship Structural Analysis

Host University

Virginia Tech


Summer 2023


Aerospace and Ocean Engineering


CM Gilbert

Course Information

Analysis of plate bending, buckling, and ultimate strength using computational tools and methods. Calculation of elastic buckling of stiffened panels. Eigenvalue methods for buckling and vibration. Incremental plastic collapse; other progressive collapse. Ultimate strength of large structural modules due to combined loads. Introductory level finite element analysis. Pre: Graduate standing.