9781118601099

Construction Reliability Safety, Variability and Sustainability

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118601099

  • ISBN10:

    1118601092

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 1/15/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-ISTE

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Summary

This book provides answers to the following problems: how to identify the most probable critical failures; how to describe and use data-concerning materials that are either heterogeneous, time-variant, or space-variant; how to quantify the reliability and lifetime of a system; how to use feedback information to actualize reliability results; and how to optimize an inspection politic or a maintenance strategy. Numerous authors from public research centers and firms propose a synthesis of methods, both new and well-known, and offer numerous examples concerning dams, geotechnical study, and structures from nuclear and civil engineering.

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