Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems ’91 Proceedings of the 4th IFIP WG 7.5 Conference Munich, Germany, September 11–13, 1991

This proceedings volume contains 38 papers presented at the 4th Working Conference on "Rel­ iability· and Optimization of Structural Systems", held at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, September 11- 13, 1991. The Working Conference was organised by the IFIP (Interna­ tional Fede...

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Other Authors: Rackwitz, Rüdiger (Editor), Thoft-Christensen, Palle (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1992, 1992
Edition:1st ed. 1992
Series:Lecture Notes in Engineering
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Reliability Based Inspection Strategy for a Highway Bridge
  • Optimal Inspection and Repair Strategies for Structural Systems
  • Incremental Load Formulation for Generating Limit States in the Reliability Analysis of Non-Linear Systems
  • On the First Excursion Probability with Random Threshold
  • Stochastic Programs for Reliability of Systems with M-P Interaction
  • MBB-LAGRANGE: A General Structural Reliability and Optimization Structural System
  • A Comparison of Some Algorithms for Reliability Based Structural Optimization and Sensivitity Analysis
  • Stochastic Approximation Methods in Structural Design
  • Cost Optimal Design of a Bridge Pier Foundation
  • Index of authors
  • Fatigue Life Estimation of Existing Bridge using 3-D FEM and Live Load Simulation
  • Bayesian Model Assessment: Methods and Case Studies
  • Multicriteria Optimization of Elasto-Plastic Bar Structures
  • First Excursion Probabilities for Low Threshold Levels By Differentiable Processes
  • Reliability Analysis of Structural Systems by using the Stochastic Finite Element Method
  • Selection and Refinement of Random Field Mesh in Finite-Element Reliability Methods
  • Experiences in System Reliability Optimization Including Damage Constraints
  • On the Distribution of Local Extremes, Ranges and Means of Gaussian Process
  • Reliability of Girder Bridges
  • Reliability Evaluation Methods for Systems with Complex Limit States
  • Reliability-Based Optimum Design for Multiaxial Fiber Reinforced Laminate Systems
  • The Reliability of Bar Structures in the Light of the Shakedown Theory
  • Reliability of the Bridge with Respect to Fatigue Crack Propagation
  • Lectures
  • Bridge Loading, Reliability and Redundancy: Concepts and Applications
  • Recent Developments in Stochastic Finite Elements
  • Simulation in Time-Invariant and Time-Variant Reliability Problems
  • Numerical Techniques for Design Sensitivity Analysis of Structural Systems
  • Reliability Analysis in Ship Design
  • Short Presentations
  • Life Cycle Model for Offshore Installations
  • Foundation Reliability of Anchor Block for Suspension Bridge
  • Structural Reliability Analysis by Stochastic Dependence Models and Matriceal Techniques
  • A Survey of the Reliability Methods Approach in Some Codes for Structural Design
  • Factors in Structural System Reliability
  • Effectivity Factor Method in Structural Reliability
  • Reliability Method to Solve Mechanical Problems with Implicit Limit States
  • Strategies for Optimal Design of Structural Systems
  • A Probabilistic Approach to the Analysis of Composite Panels Containing Delaminations