Correction to Textbook – Section Properties

September 19, 2017

An eagle-eyed engineer using our free textbook has spotted an error.

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On page 49, row 13 of the section property table, the term for Iy of a channel section is not correct. The power ‘3’ term should outside of the bracket. The corrected version is shown below:

Larger version of the corrected expression for clarity

This correction will appear in the third edition of Analysis and Design of Composite and Metallic Flight Vehicle Structures.

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