Springer Vieweg Verlag has published a new 324-page softcover book about “Evaluating the safety of composite tanks.” Author Georg W. Mair looks at the potential of statistical methods beyond current regulations to show alternative options for rating the safety of carbon fiber-reinforced tanks. Mair works at the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing or BAM and heads the division Pressure Equipment – Pressure Receptacles – Fuel Gas Storage Systems. He is a world-renown expert on the transport of Class 2 hazardous materials (gases). His research focus is composite tanks and containers. His book with about 180 illustrations (ISBN 978-3662481318) is priced at EUR 59.99.