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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Towards Practical Application of Structural Reliability Theory
Author(s): N.C. Lind and A.G. Davenport
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 63-110
Keywords: building codes; buildings; costs; earthquakes; economics; failure; live loads; loads (forces); optimization; probablilty theory; reinforced concrete; reliability; safety factor; serviceability; snow; statistical analysis; strength; structural design
Abstract:The objective of the paper is to describe recent Canadian developments concerned with the theory and application of structural reliability approaches. . .Recent developments in the ocde application of probability based concepts are also described.
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