Adams, D. R. | Practical Aircraft Stress Analysis

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  • First edition, first impression of this uncommon book, written “with the object of providing a simple and practical study of the methods used in the stress analysis of aircraft components”. The text is based on lectures delivered by the author at the de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School, and “advanced knowledge of statics, mechanics and aerodynamics is not required” (preface).

  • London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1936.

    Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. 3 folding charts, diagrams throughout the text. 4-page integral publisher’s ads plus another 16-page set of ads. Spine rolled, a light spotting to the endpapers and edges of the text block but contents clean, a little creasing to the upper corners of pages 109 through 118, faint musty smell. A very good copy.