Effect of variation in diameter and pitch of rivets on compressive strength of panels with Z-section stiffeners panels that fail by local buckling and have various values of width-to-thickness ratio for the webs of the stiffeners

Norris F. Dow, William A. Hickman
naca-tn-1737
Nov 1948


An experimental investigation is being conducted to determine the effect of varying the rivet diameter and pitch on the compressive strength of flat 24S-T aluminum-alloy Z-stiffened panels of the type for which design charts are available.

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