Margins of Safety, Factors of Safety, and Design Factors
This course will provide an overview of all the factors that go into a typical structural or system level analysis. The history of common aerospace and specification based safety factors will be reviewed with recommended data for newly designed systems. Topics covered will include the origin of the ultimate factor of safety of 1.5 in aircraft, gust factors, yield factors, buckling factors, casting factors, fitting factors, pressure vessel factors, man rated factors, NASA approved factors, and more.
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