Scaling material strength


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Jan11-12, 07:19 PM
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I was considering making an aircraft wing and decided to first make a 1:10 scale model. I know what the weight needs to be scaled to, but I am not sure how to realistically scale the strength of the materials it is made from. I was considering using aluminium ribs and carbon fibre spars. What materials will I need to use to scale the material strength, and is there an equation that would help?
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