Accession Number : ADB029330

Title :   FASTOP-3: A Strength, Deflection and Flutter Optimization Program for Metallic and Composite Structures. Volume II. Program User's Manual.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 77-1 May 78,

Corporate Author : GRUMMAN AEROSPACE CORP BETHPAGE N Y

Personal Author(s) : Markowitz,Joel ; Isakson,Gabriel

Report Date : MAY 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 390

Abstract : This report presents the results of an effort to improve the usefulness of the FASTOP (Flutter And STrength Optimization Program) Computer-program system, originally documented in AFFDL-TR-75-137, by introducing the capabilities of the ASOP-3 program, as documented in AFFDL-TR-76-157. The new version of the system is named FASTOP-3. (Author)

Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *STRENGTH(MECHANICS), *FLUTTER, *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, MANUALS, USER NEEDS, METALS, DEFLECTION, OPTIMIZATION, STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, AIRFRAMES, STRENGTH WEIGHT RATIO

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Computer Programming and Software
      Fluid Mechanics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE