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Structural Engineering

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We offer the following types of structural design services with quick turn-around solutions for both metallic and composite structures: 

  • Design of structural modifications and repairs
  • Design of new components and assemblies
  • Damage assessments and technical investigations
  • Development of process specifications and modification orders
  • Life improvement processes
  • Liaison engineering
  • Material and processes

Our structural engineering group offers a wide range of competencies: 

  • Static stress analysis
  • Linear and non-linear finite element analysis (material and geometric)
  • Fatigue and damage tolerance analysis
  • Establishment of critical structural data and locations
  • Weight and balance calculations and design optimizations
  • Identification and prioritization of fatigue critical structure
  • Development of rationalized and cost-effective structural maintenance programs

We also have a long history of supporting Aircraft Structural Integrity Programs (ASIP) of various aircraft fleets. We offer the following ASIP-related services:

  • Airframe strength and rigidity analysis
  • Operational loads monitoring and analysis
  • Spectrum development and comparison
  • Fatigue analysis, damage tolerance analysis, thermal analysis
  • Structural testing
  • Risk and probabilistic analysis
  • Logistics and maintenance planning

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