Towards Practical Application of Structural Reliability Theory

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Title: Towards Practical Application of Structural Reliability Theory

Author(s): N.C. Lind and A.G. Davenport

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 31

Issue:

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

Date: 1/1/1972

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.