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By Palle Thoft-Christensen

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During the final 20 years increasingly more universities provide classes on glossy structural reliability concept. A direction on structural reliability thought is now a average a part of the curri­ culum for mechanical and structural engineering scholars. due to this, a couple of textbooks were released during this decade. In PlOst of those books it really is proven how the reliability of unmarried structural individuals should be evaluated in a rational means. The equipment used tend to be so-called point 2 tools, i. e. equipment concerning convinced approximate iter­ ative calculations to acquire an approximate price of the chance of failure of the struc­ tural individuals. In those equipment the joint chance distribution of proper variables (re­ sistance variables, a lot, and so forth. ) is simplified and the failure standards are idealized in this kind of approach that the reliability calculations should be played with out an unreasonable quantity of labor. even with the approximations and idealizations made it truly is believed rational therapy of uncertainties in structural engineering might be bought by way of point 2 equipment. frequently, in­ enough facts are to hand to make a extra complex estimate of the reliability of a struc­ tural member. it's been well-known for a few years absolutely passable estimate of the reliability of a constitution needs to be according to a platforms procedure. In a few events it really is enough to estimate the reliability of the person structural participants of a structural system.

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1] Thoft-Christensen, P. & Baker, M. : Structural Reliability Theory and Its Applica- tions. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1982. : Probabilistic Methods in the Theory of Structures. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1985. , Baratta, A. : Probabilistic Methods in Structural Engineer- ing. Chapman & Hall, London, New York, 1984. 4] Ang, A. H-S. & Tang, W. : Probability Concepts in Engineering Planning and Design. John Wiley & Sons, New York, Vol. 2,1984. 5] Lind, N. , Krenk, S. & Madsen, H.

2 two typical failure elements for such a beam are shown, viz. at the top a failure element in bending, and at the bottom a failure element in buckling. 2 36 2. 16, page 27, a failure element can also be a joint between a number of structural elements. In such cases the mechanical behaviour of the joint must be specified if the joint is inchlded in the set of failure elements used in estimating the systems reliability. g. a tubular joint such as buckling of the brace or the chord or fatigue failure in a weld.

Further assume that failure takes place in the1structural element i, when r i - s';;; 0, where r i is a realization of the random variables Ri . It is then reasonable to model the failure interaction of the n elements by a series system with n elements. 4). ;; r < 5 for r;;;> 5 ~/5 F (r)= { R. 10. 1. 9. ;; 0, i = 1, 2, calculate the probability of failure for the system. 5) 40 2. 4) has been used. 2. 2 with n = 2, but with a stochastic loading S. 11. Calculate the probability of failure Pf and the formal reliability index ~S for the system.

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