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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Reliability of Structures

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132RSR Z 3 2P+1C
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Department of Mechanics
Synopsis:

Definition of reliability. Probability and statistics. Structural reliability - reliability systems, elements and connections; reliability function and mean life, methods of structural decomposition - conditional probability method, cut-set method; reliability index. Reliability of systems with repair. Random behavior of load. Closed-form and numerical approach to structural reliability (FORM, AFOSM, MONTE CARLO, LHS). Fuzzy probabilistic approach.

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no prerequisities

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Study Objective:

Students will get acquainted with analytical and numerical methods of structural reliability assessment.

Study materials:

1. J. B. Thomas: An introduction to applied probability and random processes. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, London, Sydney, Toronto, 1971. 2. S. S. Rao: Reliability-Based Design. Mc Graw-Hill, Inc., New York - Toronto, 1992 3. D. Blockley: The nature of Structural design and safety. Ellis Horwood Limited, John Wiley & Sons, 1980.

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