Reliability of Structures enables both students and practising engineers to appreciate how to value and handle reliability as an important dimension of structural design. It discusses the concepts of limit states and limit state functions, and presents methodologies for calculating reliability indices and calibrating partial safety factors. It also

chapter 1|6 pages

- Introduction

chapter 2|58 pages

- Random variables

chapter 3|16 pages

- Functions of random variables

chapter 4|26 pages

- Simulation techniques

chapter 5|70 pages

- Structural safety analysis

chapter 6|34 pages

- Structural load models

chapter 7|36 pages

- Models of resistance

chapter 8|50 pages

- Design codes

chapter 9|42 pages

- System reliability

chapter 10|26 pages

- Uncertainties in the building process