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Reliability of Structures

2nd Edition

CRC Press

407 pages

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Description

Reliability of Structures enables both students and practising engineers to appreciate how to value and handle reliability as an important dimension of structural design. It discusses the concepts of limit states and limit state functions, and presents methodologies for calculating reliability indices and calibrating partial safety factors. It also

Table of Contents

Introduction. Random Variables. Functions of Random Variables. Simulation Techniques. Structural Safety Analysis. Structural Load Models. Models of Resistance. Design Codes. System Reliability. Uncertainties in the Building Process.

About the Originator

Andrzej S. Nowak is Robert W. Brightfelt Professor of Engineering at the University of Nebraska, USA. He has received the ASCE Moisseiff Award, the IFIP WG 7.5 Award, the Bene Merentibus Medal, and the Kasimir Gzowski Medal from the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers.

Kevin R. Collins is an Associate Professor at Valley Forge Military College, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009160
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Transport
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural