1st Edition

Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems Proceedings of the 10th IFIP WG7.5 Working Conference, Osaka, Japan, 25-27 March 2002

Edited By H Furuta, M Dogaki, M Sakano Copyright 2003
    276 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    This volume contains 28 papers including 4 keynote papers presented at the 10th IFIP WG7.5 Working Conference, focusing on the reliability and optimization of structural systems.

    Preface, Calibration of the design code for concrete structures, Bayesian calibration of failure probability from observed performance, Elastic bodies with random distribution of micro-cracks, Reliability and optimum design of fiber-reinforced composite material systems and structures, Reliability-based optimization of symmetric laminated composite plate using lamination parameters, Effect of material quality on the performance of concrete bridges, Bridge management system for existing bridge groups, Weibull polynomial model for probabilistic load analysis, Probabilistic investigation on impact factor of deck slabs due to truck configuration type, Reliability model for girder bridge structural systems, Dynamic systems under random impulses driven by a generalized Erlang renewal process, Reliability of low-rise buildings: experimental wind load modeling vs. building codes, Managing structural failure mode dependence, Statistical analysis of data for timber strengths, Web-based safety management system in construction of pre-stressed concrete bridges, Stochastic modelling of the diffusion coefficient for concrete, Seismic response characteristics of seismically isolated bridge considering hardening effect of seismic isolator, Load factor of earthquake load considering non-linear behavior of steel bridge-pier, Evaluation of seismic resistant performance for steel rigid-frame piers of highway bridges with considering dynamic response characteristics, Reliability-based optimization of spatial shell trusses under multi-loading conditions, Development of algorithms to identify non-stationary structural systems using statistical filter theories, Maintenance support system of steel bridges based on life cycle cost and performance evaluation, Failure diagnosis of water supply network by immune system, Is the reliability of suspension bridges too high?, Measurement of human function to perceptive information – A trial by the approach of cognitive neuroscience, Bayesian framework for Poisson mixtures, Time aspects in applying the life quality index to structural safety, Highway variable amplitude long term fatigue behaviour of steel girders with welded attachments, Author index


    M Dogaki