SAFESA Management Guidelines

The SAFESA (SAFE Structural Analysis) Management Guidelines is one of a series of documents describing the SAFESA approach to structural qualification supported by finite element analysis. This document provides detailed information in the quality chain to recognised international standards.

The SAFESA approach is the result of a major initiative undertaken by 5 United Kingdom organisations with the support of the UK Department of Trade and Industry. The organisations comprise of:

  • Assessment Services Limited
  • Cranfield University
  • Lloyd’s Register Engineering Services
  • Nuclear Electric plc
  • WS Atkins Science and Technology

Contents

INTRODUCTION

RESOURCES

  • General
  • Analysis approach
  • Computer-based tools
  • Professional support environment
  • Combination of resources
  • The role of test and experience 

VERIFICATION, VALIDATION AND QUALIFICATION

  • General
  • Verification
  • Validation
  • Qualification and Structural Model Validation 

REAL STRUCTURE, DESCRIPTION OF THE REAL STRUCTURE AND THE STRUCTURAL MODEL

  • General
  • Uncertainty and error
  • The real structure, description of the real structure and its contribution to the structured model
  • Treatment for uncertainty and error sources
  • The SAFESA Error Treatment Procedure 

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS REQUIRED TO MEET THE SAFESA MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES

APPENDIX A

References & Bibliography



Document Details

ReferenceR0040
LanguageEnglish
AudiencesAnalyst Manager
TypePublication
Date 1st January 1995
RegionTechnical

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