Chapter 1. An Introduction to Damage Prognosis

  1. Daniel J. Inman2,
  2. Charles R. Farrar3,
  3. Vicente Lopes Junior4,5 and
  4. Valder Steffen Junior6
  1. Charles R. Farrar3,
  2. Nick A.J. Lieven1 and
  3. Matthew T. Bement3

Published Online: 13 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869097.ch1

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

How to Cite

Farrar, C. R., Lieven, N. A.J. and Bement, M. T. (2005) An Introduction to Damage Prognosis, in Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems (eds D. J. Inman, C. R. Farrar, V. Lopes and V. Steffen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869097.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 310 Durham Hall, Mail Code 0261, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

  2. 3

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Engineering Sciences and Applications, ESA-WR, Mail Stop T001, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA

  3. 4

    Av. Brasil, 56, 15.385-000 Ilha Solteira, SP, Brazil

  4. 5

    Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. 6

    Federal University of Uberlândia, School of Mechanical Engineering, Campus Santa Monica, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, 38400-902, Brazil

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Bristol, Queens Building, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR, UK

  2. 3

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Engineering Sciences and Applications, ESA-WR, Mail Stop T001, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470869079

Online ISBN: 9780470869093

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Keywords:

  • damage prognosis;
  • damage-prognosis technology;
  • ‘Grand Challenge’ nature;
  • usage monitoring;
  • Structural health monitoring (SHM);
  • condition monitoring;
  • damage-prognosis-solution strategy;
  • potential failure mode;
  • potential for life safety

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Damage-Prognosis Solution Process

  • Motivation for Damage-Prognosis Solutions

  • Disciplines Needed to Address Damage Prognosis

  • Summary

  • References