CEE 591 - Reliability Analysis
|Reliability Analysis||CEE591||G||73043||LCD||4||1230 - 1350||T R||2311 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg||Paolo Gardoni|
Introduction to applied probability theory and random processes, Bayesian analysis of model uncertainties. Formulation of reliability for components and systems. Exact solutions for special cases. Approximate solutions by second-moments, first- and second-order reliability methods (FORM and SORM), the response surface method, simulation methods including importance sampling techniques. Reliability-based optimal design and probabilistic design codes. Time- and space-variant reliability formulations. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: CEE 491.