A summary of design formulas for beams having thin webs in diagonal tension

Kuhn, Paul
naca-tn-469
August 1933


This report presents an explanation of the fundamental principles and a summary of the essential formulas for the design of diagonal-tension field beams, i.e. beams with very thin webs, as developed by Professor Wagner of Germany.

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