Title: Towards Practical Application of Structural Reliability Theory
Author(s): N.C. Lind and A.G. Davenport
Publication: Symposium Paper
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
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.