Title: Reliability Basis for Some Mexican Codes
Author(s): E. Rosenblueth and L. Esteva
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 1-42
Keywords: beams (supports); building codes; columns (supports); continuous beams; earthquake resistant structures; economics; failure; frames; loads (forces); optimization; probability theory; reinforced concrete; reliability; safety factor; statistical analysis
A strategy is suggested for the evolution of building codees towards their ideal format; reliability optimization.