Aicraft Structures Modeling Course - Cabin Interiors

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Quick Summary of the 'FUNNEST' Part of Aerospace Stress Analysis...

  • Builds on the Bronze Level FEA Course (Included in Silver Level)
  • Aircraft Cabin Structures Overview
  • Aircraft Floor and Overhead Stiffness Modeling
  • Structural Panels, Joints, Weight and CG Modeling
  • Inertia and Decomp. Loading per 14 CFR Part 25 Regulations
  • Aircraft Structure Interface Loads Extraction
  • Free Video Updates for Continuing Members
  • Paid Members Only Forum
  • Monthly or Yearly Membership Plan

Aircraft Structures Modeling Course Overview...

Stress Analysis Starts With Structures Modeling

Aircraft Structures Certification is a long tedious and complex process. For all new and modified designs of these structures, the process begins with FEM modeling of these complex structures. But it does not have to be tedious, learn how to do it efficiently and have fun...

Course Syllabus

This course is divided into three different modules:

Module 1: Cabin Structures Introduction Module

There are four lessons in this module covering various aspects of aircraft cabin layout, different types of interior structures, example structures are shown along with details covering their functions and other technical details.

Also covered are aspects relating to the main structural component of these structures which are light weight sandwich panel structures, their technical details and interpreting their data for analysis purposes.

The module is wrapped up with a deep dive into an example structure and its various components.

Module 2: Aircraft Stiffness Modeling

The interior structures are installed in the aircraft and are secured by attaching them to the airframe structure. This module covers the modeling of the stiffness of the support structure used to secure the interior structures. Two different methods are demonstrated in this module, one using classical hand calculations, and another using finite element modeling of the floor structure.

Module 3: Aircraft Structures FEM Modeling

The final module has many lessons. The modules covers every aspect of modeling an example interior structure with two different units in one installation. All aspects of the modeling process are covered including geometry manipulation, midsurfacing, setting up various material properties and physical properties, mesh sizing and meshing, setting up various boundary conditions such as constraints and loading per 14 CFR Part 25.561 as well as special condition such as rapid decompression, analysis set up and running the model, interpreting and manipulating the results, panel pin modeling techniques for panel joints, as well as a NASA equivalent plate modeling technique as an alternate method of modeling sandwich structures.

Future: More Lessons

As time goes on, more lessons may be added to provide students with further knowledge on different kinds of structures to improve on the solid foundation already covered in the course.

Course Duration

How long will it take to finish?

This answer depends on how much time you can dedicate. First it is mandatory you finish the FEM bronze level course before jumping into this course.

If you spend all day every day on both courses, you will finish them much faster than other students who may be working and have a few hours in a week to spend on the courses. So it varies from student to student.

Below is a list of all the course modules and lessons, updated regularly...

Course Modules

Introduction Module Lessons...

Aircraft Stiffness Modeling Module Lessons...

FEM Modeling Module Lessons...

As more lessons are added, this page will be updated accordingly...

Focus Areas

  • The Fundamentals...

    Things you need to know before starting modeling..

  • Aircraft Stiffness...

    Floor and Overhead Stiffness…

  • Geometry Preparation...

    Prepare Geometry Before Meshing…

  • Put All the Pieces Together...

    Meshing, Loads and Constraints Followed by Analysis…

  • Results and Tables...

    Finally examine results, check and fix issues, figure out interface loads.

Bonus Features

  • Additional Lesson Specific Downloads...

    Models, geometry and other lesson related downloads at your fingertips…

  • Tips and Tricks...

    Pay attention during the videos, I will teach you modeling tips and tricks that no one will teach you…

  • Value...

    Similar courses will cost at least $2500 or more for a few days and cover a narrow band of topics…

  • Free Updates on New Lessons...

    That’s right. If any lessons are added to this course, you will be notified of the new lesson videos, and also have anytime access to those videos as long as you are a member!

See what customers are saying...

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My Background: I graduated college in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, and I have been an aircraft stress/structural engineer and manager at various companies over the last 35 years. During the last 17 years I have worked in the executive aircraft interiors world.
Stress Ebook LLC. FEA Course:
This online course is well laid out and very informative, especially for an analyst in the executive aircraft interiors industry, but also for any analyst who wants to learn about FEMAP and its capabilities. The course provides clear, concise explanations and descriptions for the majority of the commands (drop-down menus, toolbars, etc.) that are used in modeling and analysis. It is a great beginners course, the building of actual models in the last few sessions really helps to tie all the lessons together, as do the instructor-provided, downloadable models presented thru-out the course. I'm looking forward to the more advances courses as they become available online.

Mike Hart
Mike Hart Independent Contractor, USA

My Background: I graduated in 1980 with an MSc in Materials Science preceded by a Bachelors Degree in Science, both in the UK. I have worked for over 25 years, mostly in the aerospace industry on M&P and Structures Concept Design specializing in Composite Materials.
Stress Ebook LLC. FEA Course:
I find that the online teaching method with detailed on screen views is a refreshing method of learning. The tuition explains the various steps in great detail and being online one can go back anytime to query or refresh what has gone before. The course acts both as a useful remainder of what I have done before and slowly introduces new and up to date concepts. I plan to continue onto the more advanced courses as they become available.

Eric Reddock
Eric Reddock Reddock Consultancies Ltd., UK

My Background: I graduated in 1986 with an MEng in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Lisbon - Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal. In the last seven years of my career I have been working as a Stress Engineer in the Aerospace Industry and have participated in major airplane development programs; Bombardier (CSeries ; G7000/8000), Airbus (A350 XWB, A380, A400M), Boeing 787, Embraer KC390 and Mitsubishi Regional Jet;

Stress Ebook LLC. FEA Course:

This course did everything right. From organization to presentation to interaction, this is a good model for what online training should be. The tutor has a very clear and concise teaching manner which works well for me. I'm going to register in Stress Ebook LLC. more advanced courses already available online.

Joaquim Borralho
Joaquim Borralho Stress Engineer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

I am very impressed by the organized thinking process that has gone in to putting together the course subject matter and videos on FEMAP and Analysis of Aircraft Cabin Interior Structures. I think with the contents of Stress Ebook, Surya has filled a big gap in the teaching of FEMAP in the Aircraft Interiors Industry. The way he narrates is so simple and clear, that in itself will be considered a rare achievement. I wish him success all the way.

Bimal Sengupta
Bimal Sengupta Independent Civil Engineering Professional

"Surya's website and online courses are of a top quality. I do not know of any other similar way to get access to industrial value content. This is more or less how it is done in the industry. I took this course because I needed more knowledge of the actual stress analyst work while my past experience in the design area. Also although I have experience in composite design, my experience was in aero structures and I needed conversion to interiors which I managed to do with the course. I can say that if you invest in this it is money well spent, but you need to plan your time to make it most effective." Andrija Ekmedzic Head of Engineering, Konelek

My Background: I have graduate with diploma engineer in 1998, got my master degree in 2003 and PhD in 2007 in Serbia. I have been working since 1999 as an engineer and lead design engineer. In my current role I work as a design checker on Airbus A350XWB composite structures for Airbus suppliers.

Andrija Ekmedžić, Head of Engineering
Andrija Ekmedžić, Head of Engineering Konelec Aerospace

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  • q-iconWhat is this course all about?

    This course is an intermediate to advanced level course on Aircraft Cabin Structures FEM Modeling.

  • q-iconWhat exactly will I learn?

    You will learn all the topics above in the course summary bullet points and the lesson thumbnails, basically everything a stress engineer needs to know to accurately model FEM representations of Aircraft Cabin Structures.

  • q-iconDoes it include Lower Levels?

    Yes, as a Silver level monthly member you will have full access to all lower level content except any special packages that need to be purchased separately.

  • q-iconDo I need to get through the lower levels first before starting this course?

    It is highly recommended that you do so.

  • q-iconCan I cancel anytime?

    You are free to cancel your membership anytime using the yellow “cancel membership” button in your member home page.

  • q-iconWhat if I have questions?

    You can always contact us directly by email. As a paid member, you also have access to the Members only FORUM. On the forum you can post topics including pictures and browse topics created by other members, reply to topics etc.

  • q-iconWhat about refunds?

    There will be no refunds for the silver level membership.

  • q-iconIs there a Forum?

    Yes, you will gain exclusive access to both silver and bronze level forums. You can post questions there and either myself or my staff, or other members will be able to help you out as best as we can.

  • q-iconCan I download videos?

    No the videos are only available to view.

  • q-iconCan I download lesson files?

    Yes, only those that are provided as part of the downloads for any specific lesson they are related to.

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