SAFETY MARGINS

This paper examines the significance of safety margins in the design of ship structures and emphasises the use of limiting stress as a safety assurance. An evaluation of load factors and a note on their shortcomings is also presented. Order from BSRA as No. 51,556.

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    • From the First Graduate School for West European Graduate Education in Marine Technology on Advanced Ship Design Techniques, held at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 5-21 September, 1978, Structural Design: Module 3.
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    Newcastle upon Tyne University, England

    Claremont Tower, NE1 7RU
    Newcastle upon Tyne,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Caldwell, J B
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00302302
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM