The strength of one-piece solid, build-up and laminated wood airplane wing beams

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The purpose of this report is to summarize the results of all wood airplane wing beams tested to date in the Bureau of Standards Laboratory in order that the various kinds of wood and methods of construction may be compared. All beams tested were of an I section and the majority were somewhat similar in size and cross section to the front wing beam of the Curtiss JN-4 machine. Construction methods may be classed as (1) solid beams cut from solid stock; (2) three-piece beams, built up of three pieces, web and flanges glued together by a tongue-and-groove joint and ... continued below

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Nelson, John H. 1920.

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  • Main Title: The strength of one-piece solid, build-up and laminated wood airplane wing beams
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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The purpose of this report is to summarize the results of all wood airplane wing beams tested to date in the Bureau of Standards Laboratory in order that the various kinds of wood and methods of construction may be compared. All beams tested were of an I section and the majority were somewhat similar in size and cross section to the front wing beam of the Curtiss JN-4 machine. Construction methods may be classed as (1) solid beams cut from solid stock; (2) three-piece beams, built up of three pieces, web and flanges glued together by a tongue-and-groove joint and (3) laminated beams built up of thin laminations of wood glued together.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20355
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091065 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-35
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091065
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65655

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Nelson, John H. The strength of one-piece solid, build-up and laminated wood airplane wing beams, report, 1920; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65655/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.