Determination of plate compressive strengths

George J. Heimerl
naca-tn-1480
Dec 1947


Results of local-instability tests of H-, Z-, and 0-section plate assemblies of four extruded aluminum alloys and two magnesium alloys, obtained in an extensive investigation to determine plate compressive strengths of aircraft structural materials, are summarized.

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