A Probabilistic Description of Structural Response

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Title: A Probabilistic Description of Structural Response

Author(s): Jack R. Benjamin and Haresh C. Shah

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 31

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 147-188

Keywords: beams (supports); building codes; columns (supports); failure; loads (forces); mathematical models; moments; probability theory; reinforced concrete; shear properties; statically determinate structures; statically indeterminate structures

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
The purpose of this paper is to provide the structural engineer with a simple probabilistic forecast of structural response. The procedure fits within all existing codes and is simple to understand and use.