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Rules of thumb in the design of stringers and frames for hull design

They are called scantling rules. Herreshoff and Nevin had scantling rules for wooden yachts. Classification Societies such as Lloyds and BV have scantling rules for ships. Gerr's Boat Strength has ...
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What Are The Recommended Binding Methods For A Carbon Fibre Chassis Frame?

Cool that you're considering CF, it's a fun material. So first, to answer your questions. If done right it can be fine, but even then it's the least preferable (in my opinion) way to bond FRPs (Fiber ...
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Symmetry to determine the support reactions of a statically indeterminate frame

The members and loads of the frame are symmetric about joint "B", but the supports are not, which is the source that causes non-conforming deflections when loaded. The sketches below depict ...
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Locking joints and frame construction

Look at the scaffolding clamps - both fixed and pin- jointed.
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What Are The Recommended Binding Methods For A Carbon Fibre Chassis Frame?

This is Work-in-progress How does drilling holes into carbon fibre affect its structural integrity? Drilling holes into carbon fibre has very adverse affects. The main reason is that usually the ...
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