Guide to the Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell, Airplane Structures Typescript

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC1038
Title: Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell, Airplane Structures typescript
Dates: circa 1928
Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Materials were the gift of Walter Vincenti, 1985.

Information about Access

Access: Materials are open to research use.

Cite As

[identification of item], Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell, Airplane Structures Typescript (SC1038). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Alfred S. Niles was professor of aeronautic engineering at Stanford University from 1927 until his retirement in 1959. In 1929 the first edition of Airplane Structures by Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell was published by John Wiley & Sons. Newell, who had worked with Niles at McCook Field, was professor of aeronautical structural engineering at M.I.T.

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains corrected typescripts of chapters 1 through 15, list of figures, illustrations, and index. Most of the pages are carbon copies but a few are mimeographed; the illustrations are copies, not originals.

Access Terms

Newell, J. S., (Joseph Shipley), 1897-1952.
Niles, Alfred S., (Alfred Salem), b. 1894.
Airplanes.


Collection Contents

 

Typescript

Box 1, Folder 1

Chapters 1-2 (General Design Procedure; Problems) circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 2

Chapters 3-5 (Reactions, Shears, Moments, and Influence Lines; Continuous and Restrained Beams; Design of Simple Beams) circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 3

Chapters 6-9 (Torsion; Truss Analysis; Graphical Methods; Design of Simple Ties and Columns) circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 4

Chapter 10-12 (Connections; Combined Bending and Compression; Allowable Stresses in Combined Bending and Compression) circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 5

Chapter 13 (Deflections) circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 6

Chapters 14-15 (Statically Indeterminate Structures; Weight Estimation) circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 7

List of figures and preface circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 8

Figures circa 1928

Box 1, Folder 9

Index circa 1928