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Preface
PrefaceI started developing the concept of this when I started teaching safety classes at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The SFTY 335—"Mechanical & Structural Factors in Aviation Safety" was the very first class that I was assigned to teach. The subject of the class, as the title indicates, concerns the influence of aircraft design, manufacturing, fatigue, metallurgy, maintenance (during or after aircraft accidents), material, design loading, corrosion, and structural failures. All these different topics are analyzed to see what could have gone wrong and what is needed to improve aircraft material, system, safety, and the design.This book is very pragmatic and covers all these topics by providing good explanations of principles, working knowledge, and concepts of mechanical and structural failures. The book analyzes the diff…
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Tariq Siddiqui: Aircraft Materials and Analysis. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2015), AccessEngineering Export