Hi I am doing a physics coursework presentation, and i need to calculate the stress in the landing gear of an aircraft. It can be any aircraft I just need some figures, for instance the force on the landing gear as it lands, and the cross-sectional area of the landing gear.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The formula for stress = force / area

so does anyone know a particular aircrafts force when it lands, and the area of the landing gear? If you know a website with data on this or other helpful info. please let me know what it is.

I could state the stress on the landing gear whilst on the ground stationary, but this would require the area. For the boeing 747 i know the maximum takeoff weight is 396890kg so i could use this figure but still need the area. Many thanks in advance

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# Homework Help: Stress in aircrafts landing gear

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