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Wing structural analysis

  1. Apr 2, 2014 #1
    I am going to do some structural analysis of the wing. The upward shear force, or lift, is acting at the aerodynamic center. There is also a moment about the a.c. I am just wondering if I need to take the moment relative to the aerodynamic center into account when I calculate the torque about the shear center?
     
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  3. Apr 3, 2014 #2
    The shear center is in the a.c.
    Use the Steiner theorem.
     
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