Composite Structures: Safety Management by Dr. Bjorn F. BackmanComposite Structures: Safety Management by Dr. Bjorn F. Backman

Composite Structures: Safety Management

byDr. Bjorn F. BackmanEditorDr. Bjorn F. Backman

Hardcover | June 30, 2008

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Composite Structuresextends the focus to all the entities that participate in the successful quest for safety and demonstrates how design, manufacturing, maintenance, (inspection), operation, and requirements (regulations) all are part of successful, safe innovation and necessary to assure safe flight through the life of the vehicle. It addresses the notion that safety is a function of time and that vigilant risk management is only successful if it includes all participating entities.

It is a companion to the author's first volume,Composite Structure: Design, Safety and Innovation,published by Elsevier in June 2005.



  • Eliminates an unacceptable 'gap' in the world of safety
  • Represents a 'new' approach to designing, manufacturing, maintaining, operating and regulating composite airplane structures
  • Written for professionals in the aerospace structural development arena whether in indusrty, academia or government

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Title:Composite Structures: Safety ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:306 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:June 30, 2008Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080548091

ISBN - 13:9780080548098

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Table of Contents

PART 1 SAFETY MANAGEMENT
1 Introduction
2 Structural Integrity and Safety Threats
3 Elements of Safety and Design Data
4 Effects on the Safe State
5 Process Defects Affecting Quality of Structures
6 Design Criteria Development
7 Scenarios and Structural Integrity
8 Safety and Structural Integrity
9 Structural Service Monitoring
10 Structural Integrity, Safety and Design
11 Design Mission, Criticality and Integrity
12 Risk and Uncertainty
13 Elements of Safety and their Characteristics
14 Generalized Safe States
15 Scenarios and Safety
16 Design Mission and Philosophy
17 Strategy and Objectives for Design
PART 2 SAFETY MANAGEMENT SUMMATION
18 Elements of Safety and Engineering Practices
PART 3: IMPROVED STRUCTURAL SAFETY OF COMPOSITES
19 Improvement in Structural Safety of Composites
20 Process Quality and Integrity of Requirements Formulation
21 Safety Management and Process Quality
22 Unsafe State
23 Summary of Safety Management
24 Philosophy: Design to Explicit Safety Constraints
Appendix 1: Failure due to Lost Limit Integrity