Margin of Safety

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Safety

Margin of safety, abbreviated as FS, is the ratio of the system's structural capacity to the requirements or how much excess capacity.


Margin of safety formula

\(\large{ MS = FS \; -1  }\)   


\(\large{ MS }\) = margin of safety

\(\large{ FS }\) = factor of safety


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