sparCrossSection Element

Definition of the spar cross section.

Namespace: Empty

Schema: Empty

Type
Parents
Children
NameOccurrencesDescription
All All
      Element lowerCap[0, 1]

Cap

      Element rotation

The angle between the wing middle plane and web1. Default is 90 degrees. Positive rotation is around the intersection axis of the spar and the wing middle plane. The positive heading of this axis is inline with the positive heading of the componentSegment eta-axis.

      Element sparCells[0, 1]

SparCells of current spar.

      Element upperCap[0, 1]

Cap

      Element web1

webType

      Element web2[0, 1]

webType

Attributes
NameTypeRequiredDescription
Attribute externalDataDirectorySimple Type string
Attribute externalDataNodePathSimple Type string
Attribute externalFileNameSimple Type string
Remarks

Spar type, containing the cross section definition of a spar. The spar middle point is defined by the intersection of the wing middle plane and web1. This equals the coordinate defined within the sparPosition.

Please find below a picture where all spar cross section parameters as well as the orientation refereneces for the material definition can be found:

spars 2
See Also