To: SA Engineering Dept
From: SA Non-engineering Dept
Subject: Ram Differences & Similarities
Are the rams and canting systems on the AA boats somewhat similar or dramatically different that those employed by the other boats? And did everybody start out with Ti rams or were the...
Many moons ago, CalTech produced a distance learning program called The Mechanical Universe. If anybody has access to the DVD's, Disc 17 has a great piece on waves and the Aolean effect involved in Galloping Gerdy's collapse. Here's the index of the disk:
Laser Disk #17 - Waves
First off, thanks dtoc, this is one of the best threads ever. I didn't think starting the day with so much math (or whatever you call it) could involve so little pain.
Not being an engineer, maybe this question has been answered in some other lingo: If the fairing on the strut is out of...