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LINKS

 

Links to sites with useful material for engineers, on line calculators, data, information and sites that are interesting.

All these sites have more content than our short description.


 

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

  

ENGINEERS EDGE - The site presents many engineering calculators for analysis, including not only structures but also materials, hydraulics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, manufacturing process and design and more.

AEROSTUDENTS - The Aerospace Students Site presents extensive material of the faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the TU Delft, organized by year (precious information for all aerospace engineers). You find also a Forum, updates and accounts. No one remembers everything from school and sometimes we need something from a different aerospace area for our work. Aerostudents is the best place we know to look for this information. 

WebPlotDigitizer - Easy to use, without download, site for digitizing curves. Just point the launch button and start. For XY charts, polar plots, ternary diagrams and maps. Exports data to other applications.

MIL SPECS - This is a link to EverySpec, a free source of specifications, standards and handbooks. Not only the MIL specs but many other specs are available for free download.

MSC Nastran 2012 Quick Reference Guide - A comprehensive listing of statements, parameters, case controls, and bulk data entries for MSC Nastran 2012, essential for all users, from beginers to experienced ones. For more complete information use MSC Nastran 2012 Linear Static Analysis User's Guide

FIREHOLE COMPOSITES - Extensive material on composites failure criteria, composite calculations, FE analysis, composite material data (including Glare). The site presents an amazing diversity of high quality information for the structure analyst. 

EASA All Regulations and Specifications - All EASA regulations, including the ones with links on Regulations pages and all the others (light airplanes, sailplanes, gas balloons and so on).

P/A Engineering - Free on line calculations for Section Properties, Bolt Group, Ramberg-Osgood Stress-Strain curve, Inter-Rivet Buckling Stress, Panel Buckling with axial load and Fastener Huth stiffness.

NASA Technical Reports Server -This link will redirect you to the NASA site where NASA and NACA Technical reports can be downloaded.

BOLT Science - A tutorial on tension bolts with pre load.

Solvengineer Scientific and engineering source codes, software and tools. Scientific Code Exchange provides tools and software for Engineers and those interested in developing software with Scientific or Engineering applications.

Abbott Aerospace - Spreadsheets for beam analysis, section properties, bolted connections, bolt group analysis, lugs under oblique loads, buckling of panels, crippling, composites calculations and much more.

 

AIRCRAFT DATA

  

COMBAT AIRCRAFT - History and technical data of military combat aircraft. Also military aviation news and events, etc.

AIRLINES.NET - Civil and commercial aircraft data and history, with detailed aircraft information database. More than 380 civil aircraft in use or under development currently included.  

The Aviation Zone - Databank for military transports, aerial tankers and fixed-wing gunships. Over 2,500 aircraft photos, images, diagrams and detailed fact sheets. 

 

AVIATION AND INDUSTRY NEWS

    

Aviation Week & Space Technology - Extensive coverage of all aerospace news worlwide.

FlightGlobal - also a worldwide coverage of aircraft and aerospace news

UAS VISION - Daily news service covering all topics related to Unmanned Aircraft – UA & Unmanned Aircraft Systems

sUAS News - Site dedicated exclusively to UAS's, with news, regulations, events, papers, and much more.

AVIATIONNEWS.EU  - International Aviation news for professionals and enthusiasts.

GLOBAL STRESS ENGINEERS - Industry news, trends, developments, jobs and more.

Worldwide-Aviation - Aircraft database, manufacturers, technology, airlines, airports, videos, etc.

 

INTERESTING SITES

   

Flightradar24  - Shows live air traffic around the world. By clicking on the plane symbol, all information about that particular flight is available.

PLANESPOTTERS - See aircraft type, delivery date, operator, etc. entering the registration of an aircraft. Also the history of owners.