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Probabilistic design, redundancy, and other bridge papers

National Research Council (U.S.) Transportation Research Board

Probabilistic design, redundancy, and other bridge papers

by National Research Council (U.S.) Transportation Research Board

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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTransportation Research Board, Commission on Sociotechnical Systems, National Research Council.
    SeriesTransportation research record ;, 711
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE7 .H5 no. 711, TG300 .H5 no. 711
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4419460M
    ISBN 100309029589
    LC Control Number79023695

    Abstract: In this book, we explore the probabilistic approach to cognitive science, which models learning and reasoning as inference in complex probabilistic models. In particular, we examine how a broad range of empirical phenomena in cognitive science (including intuitive physics, concept learning, causal reasoning, social cognition, and.   In this chapter, quantification of redundancy and its integration into the design process of structural components are discussed. Additionally, the probabilistic fatigue assessment problem and the sources of uncertainties associated with the fatigue life prediction models are presented.

    Prof. Dan M. Frangopol is the inaugural holder of the Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh is "widely recognized as a leading educator and creator in the field of life-cycle engineering."()His main research interests are in the development and application of probabilistic concepts and methods to civil and marine engineering, including. Summary. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience and Sustainability contains the lectures and papers presented at The Sixth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS ), held in Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy, July, This volume consists of a book of extended abstracts ( pp) and a DVD ( pp) containing the full papers of

    Instructional Material Complementing FEMA , Design Examples Seismic Load Analysis 9 - 17 1a, 1b) Stiffness (Soft Story) Irregularity Vertical Structural Irregularities Irregularity (1a) exists if stiffness of any story is less than 70% of the stiffness of the story above or less than 80% of the average stiffness of the three stories Size: 1MB.   The principles of defense in depth, redundancy, diversity, and single-failure criteria are employed in the design to incorporate safety. However, it may be noted that “risk,” be it at qualitative level, remains the main driver for system : Prabhakar V. Varde, Michael G. Pecht.


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