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Reliability Theory and Its Application in Structural and Soil Mechanics / Edition 1

Reliability Theory and Its Application in Structural and Soil Mechanics / Edition 1

by P. Thoft-Christensen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789024728596
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/30/1983
Series: Nato Science Series E: , #70
Edition description: 1983
Pages: 651
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Lectures.- Basic Reliability Concepts.- Level Crossings of Random Processes.- Load Models.- Stochastic Response Analysis.- Reliability Analysis of Structural Components and Systems.- Control of Structural Quality.- Structural Quality and Human Error.- Applied Geotechnical Reliability Analysis.- Simplified Geotechnical Data Analysis.- Seismic Safety of Rockfill Dams.- Seismic Safety of Reinforced Concrete Frames.- The Reliability and Synthesis of Aerodynamic and Meteorological Data for Wind Loading.- Short Contributions.- Failure Probability of Spent Fuel Transportation Casks due to Impact onto Soil.- On the Uncertainties Related to the Extreme Hydrodynamic Loading of a Cylindrical Pile.- Compliance Criteria for Concrete Strength.- Aeroelastic Model Tests on a Monument Consisting of Three Swords.- The Influence of Nonlinearity on the Reliability of Design Methods for Reinforced Concrete Slabs.- On the Reliability of Deteriorating Structures.- Some Aspects of Modelling Near Field Acceleration Time Histories.- Stochastic Fatigue Reliability Analysis of Jacket Type Offshore Structures.- Reliability Analysis of Elasto-Plastic Structures.- Human Error in Structural Reliability - Recent Research Results.- Probabilistic Modelling of Design Loads for Ships.- Statistical Analysis as Applied to Mechanics of Tropical Soils in Connection with Slope Safety of Earth Dams.- Displacement-Based Seismic Reliability of Earth Slopes.- On Safe Offshore Operation of Crane Barges.- Some Aspects of Redundancy in Relationship to Structural Reliability.- Statistical Parameter Uncertainty, Information Level and Reliability Assessment.- Reliability Analysis of Frame Structure through Automatic Generation of Failure Modes.- Consistency of Columns Design by C.E.B.-F.I.P. Model Code.- Incorporating Gross Human Error in Reliability Analysis or Avoiding them in Design, Construction and Maintenance.- Influence of Uncertainty of Local Friction Angle and Cohesion on the Stability of Slope in Coulomb Soil.- Joint Action-Effect Models for Permanent and Variable Loads Represented by Stochastic Processes with Gamma Distribution of Intensities.- Decision Analysis Applied to Problems of Structural Code Formulation.- Studentized Statistics.- Reliability Analysis of Offshore Structures.- List of Participants.

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