Taken from lectures given at the Pan American Advanced Studies Institute in Damage Prognosis sponsored by the US National Science Foundation in cooperation with Los Alamos National Laboratories, this book will be essential reading for anyone looking to get to grips with the fundamentals of damage prognosis.
- Presents the 'ground rules' for Damage Prognosis.
- Deals with interdisciplinary topics: rotating machines, aerospace structures, automotive components and civil structures.
- Covers essential technical material: equations, graphs and plots, tables and photographs.
- Offers additional material from the associated workshop on an active web site.