In a semi-monocoque construction of an aircraft wing, the skin and spar webs are the primary carriers of

(A) shear stresses due to an aerodynamic moment component alone.

(B) normal (bending) stresses due to aerodynamic forces.

(C) shear stresses due to aerodynamic forces alone.

(D) shear stresses due to aerodynamic forces and a moment component.

In a semi-monocoque construction of an aircraft wing, the skin and spar webs are the primary carriers of

(A) shear stresses due to an aerodynamic moment component alone.

(B) normal (bending) stresses due to aerodynamic forces.

(C) shear stresses due to aerodynamic forces alone.

(D) shear stresses due to aerodynamic forces and a moment component.

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(D) shear stresses due to aerodynamic forces and a moment component.

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