monocoque

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monocoque

1. a type of aircraft fuselage, car body, etc., in which all or most of the loads are taken by the skin
2. a type of racing-car, racing-cycle, or powerboat design with no separate chassis and body

monocoque

[′män·ə‚käk]
(aerospace engineering)
A type of construction, as of a rocket body, in which all or most of the stresses are carried by the skin.

monocoque

monocoque
A type of aircraft structure in which the skin takes almost all the loads. A monocoque structure is a thin-walled tube or shell that may have rings, bulkheads, or formers installed within and held together by stringers. In some definitions, there is a minimum structure inside the skin.
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This motivates this study, reflecting the matrix parameters implying an unstable unitary construction of the fault detection filter, to reformulate the design conditions in such a way that the fault detection filter with a Hurwitz transfer function matrix can be designed.
However, the VH monocoque is a far more unitary construction with aluminum replacing the steel and composite sections pretty much throughout.
TODAY, almost every car has a unitary construction where the body is the chassis.
In no small part this trend reflected Stalin's conception of Narkomnats as an agency much like the new Soviet trade unions, whose chief purpose was not to represent the interests of the mass constituency, but rather to provide it with conscious leadership and guidance toward the main common goal - the unitary construction of the socialist state.
Where it differed massively was in its unitary construction method.
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