Aircraft wing structural design application in MATLAB App Designer

Aircraft wing structural design application in MATLAB App Designer

Ahmed Bilal1, Faisal Siddiqui1, Messam Abbas1, Mohtashim Mansoor2

1Department of Aerospace Engineering, Air University A&AC Campus Islamabad, Pakistan.

2Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Aeronautical Engineering, NUST, Risalpur Pakistan.



This study focuses on developing an automated application in the MATLAB® App Designer module, based on basic structural members and different theories for various loading cases, providing ballpark values of bending and torsional stiffness and sizing of the load-carrying structural member at a span wise location. All the code developed on MathWorks (2018) is automated using the App Designer module. In this approach, governing equations of structural members under different types of loading are solved in MATLAB IDE with the assumption that in the preliminary phase MATLAB App Designer provides an easy drag and drop type application developer that can be easily subsumed in any mathematical automation process.

Cite as:

Bilal, A., Siddiqui, F., Abbas, M., & Mansoor, M. (2021). Aircraft wing structural design application in MATLAB App Designer. Computer Methods in Materials Science, 21(4), 193–202.

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Automated aircraft wing design, Aircraft preliminary design phase, Wing structure, Analytical method, Bending and torsional stiffness, MATLAB App Designer


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