A Probabilistic Basis for a Deterministic Code*

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Title: A Probabilistic Basis for a Deterministic Code*

Author(s): Jack R. Benjamin and N. C. Lind

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 66

Issue: 11

Appears on pages(s): 857-865

Keywords: beams (supports); building codes;columns (supports) ;loads (forces);probablity theory;reinforced concrete; reliability; safety; safety factor; statistical analysis; strength; structural analysis; structural design.

Date: 11/1/1969

Abstract:
One possible application of probabilistic procedures to back-up a deterministic code is discussed. Subjective probability measures are used to obtain m oael parameters and then some applications of the results are presented.