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Structural Dynamics and Probabilistic Analysis for Engineers

Structural Dynamics and Probabilistic Analysis for Engineers
  • Author : Giora Maymon
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-07-01
  • Total pages :488
  • ISBN : 9780080559094
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Summary : Probabilistic structural dynamics offers unparalleled tools for analyzing uncertainties in structural design. Once avoided because it is mathematically rigorous, this technique has recently remerged with the aide of computer software. Written by an author/educator with 40 years of experience in structural design, this user friendly manual integrates theories, formulas and mathematical models to produce a guide that will allow professionals to quickly grasp concepts and start solving problems. In this book, the author uses simple examples that provide templates for creating of more robust case studies later in the book. *Problems are presented in an easy to understand form *Practical guide to software programs to solve design problems *Packed with examples and case studies of actual projects *Classical and the new stochastic factors of safety

Computational Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Computational Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Author : Manolis Papadrakakis,Dimos C. Charmpis,Yannis Tsompanakis,Nikos D. Lagaros
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-12-04
  • Total pages :670
  • ISBN : 9780203881637
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Summary : The increasing necessity to solve complex problems in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering requires the development of new ideas, innovative methods and numerical tools for providing accurate numerical solutions in affordable computing times. This book presents the latest scientific developments in Computational Dynamics, Stochastic Dynam

Bayesian Methods for Structural Dynamics and Civil Engineering

Bayesian Methods for Structural Dynamics and Civil Engineering
  • Author : Ka-Veng Yuen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-02-22
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 0470824557
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Summary : Bayesian methods are a powerful tool in many areas of science and engineering, especially statistical physics, medical sciences, electrical engineering, and information sciences. They are also ideal for civil engineering applications, given the numerous types of modeling and parametric uncertainty in civil engineering problems. For example, earthquake ground motion cannot be predetermined at the structural design stage. Complete wind pressure profiles are difficult to measure under operating conditions. Material properties can be difficult to determine to a very precise level – especially concrete, rock, and soil. For air quality prediction, it is difficult to measure the hourly/daily pollutants generated by cars and factories within the area of concern. It is also difficult to obtain the updated air quality information of the surrounding cities. Furthermore, the meteorological conditions of the day for prediction are also uncertain. These are just some of the civil engineering examples to which Bayesian probabilistic methods are applicable. Familiarizes readers with the latest developments in the field Includes identification problems for both dynamic and static systems Addresses challenging civil engineering problems such as modal/model updating Presents methods applicable to mechanical and aerospace engineering Gives engineers and engineering students a concrete sense of implementation Covers real-world case studies in civil engineering and beyond, such as: structural health monitoring seismic attenuation finite-element model updating hydraulic jump artificial neural network for damage detection air quality prediction Includes other insightful daily-life examples Companion website with MATLAB code downloads for independent practice Written by a leading expert in the use of Bayesian methods for civil engineering problems This book is ideal for researchers and graduate students in civil and mechanical engineering or applied probability and statistics. Practicing engineers interested in the application of statistical methods to solve engineering problems will also find this to be a valuable text. MATLAB code and lecture materials for instructors available at http://www.wiley.com/go/yuen

Some Engineering Applications in Random Vibrations & Random Structures

Some Engineering Applications in Random Vibrations & Random Structures
  • Author : Giora Maymon
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :246
  • ISBN : 1600864309
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Summary : Annotation This text synthesizes a wealth of useful information for analyzing random vibrations and structures into one coherent body of knowledge. It takes a practical yet progressive look at two major fields related to random analysis: linear and geometrically nonlinear structures, and the behavior of random structures under random loads. System harmonics and oscillations, random functions, and the theory of random vibration are covered extensively throughout the text, which includes innovative methods for calculating the probability of failure for dynamic systems. Simplified examples demonstrate applications for daily use and present new approaches to failure analysis. The author evaluates the use of random process methods for the stochastic analysis of crack growth in detail, providing a better description of failures resulting from crack propagation. For young engineers, the book touches on finite element programs such as ANSYS and the probabilistic analysis program PROBAN, facilitating solutions to more complex problems. It also illustrates how to write a FORTRAN program to build a numerical procedure suitable for the design needs.

Probabilistic Structural Dynamics

Probabilistic Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Yu-Kweng Lin,Guo-Qiang Cai
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :476
  • ISBN : 0070380384
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Summary : This book offers readers a balanced exposition of both the mathematical theory of stochastic processes and the principle of structural mechanics. It begins with a comprehensive discussion of linear structures under additive random excitations, within the frameworks of spectral analysis, evolutionary spectral analysis, and the theory of random pulse train. This is then followed by a thorough treatment of Markov processes, including the justification of the Markov idealization from a physical point of view, and the solution techniques when applied to model a nonlinear dynamical system under additive random excitations, multiplicative random excitations, or both. Approximately on-half of the book deals with such advanced topics as motion stability of dynamical systems due to multiplicative excitations, failures due to the excursion of the system response into unsafe regions, and random uncertainties of system parameters and initial conditions. The authors have taken special care to keep the development of mathematical principles challenging, and yet comprehensive to any reader with a sound background in mechanics. The inclusion of many examples in earthquake and wind engineering also makes the book a desirable reference for interested researchers in these areas.

Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics

Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics
  • Author : André Filiatrault
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013
  • Total pages :854
  • ISBN : 9782553016493
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Summary : "In order to reduce the seismic risk facing many densely populated regions worldwide, including Canada and the United States, modern earthquake engineering should be more widely applied. But current literature on earthquake engineering may be difficult to grasp for structural engineers who are untrained in seismic design. In addition no single resource addressed seismic design practices in both Canada and the United States until now. Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics was written to fill the gap. It presents the key elements of earthquake engineering and structural dynamics at an introductory level and gives readers the basic knowledge they need to apply the seismic provisions contained in Canadian and American building codes."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

Reliability-based Structural Design

Reliability-based Structural Design
  • Author : Seung-Kyum Choi,Ramana Grandhi,Robert A. Canfield
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-11-15
  • Total pages :306
  • ISBN : 9781846284458
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Summary : This book provides readers with an understanding of the fundamentals and applications of structural reliability, stochastic finite element method, reliability analysis via stochastic expansion, and optimization under uncertainty. It examines the use of stochastic expansions, including polynomial chaos expansion and Karhunen-Loeve expansion for the reliability analysis of practical engineering problems.

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1986
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : OSU:32435027927540
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Structural Dynamics for Engineers

Structural Dynamics for Engineers
  • Author : Hans Anton Buchholdt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :305
  • ISBN : 0727725599
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Summary : Provides practising engineers with an introduction to the dynamics of civil engineering while offering an understanding of the dynamic theories that form the basis of computer packages, such as: ANSYS (US) - general purpose finite element program; and LUSAS (UK) - civil engineering and design program.

Applied Mechanics Reviews

Applied Mechanics Reviews
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1976
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112008993138
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Errors in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis

Errors in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis
  • Author : Daniele Veneziano
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1982
  • Total pages :132
  • ISBN : UOM:39015086520288
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Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention

Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention
  • Author : American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Design Engineering Division
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1991
  • Total pages :185
  • ISBN : UOM:39015024927900
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Computational Nonlinear Mechanics in Aerospace Engineering

Computational Nonlinear Mechanics in Aerospace Engineering
  • Author : Satya N. Atluri
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1992
  • Total pages :574
  • ISBN : 160086399X
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Reliability and Robust Design in Automotive Engineering

Reliability and Robust Design in Automotive Engineering
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004
  • Total pages :533
  • ISBN : UVA:X004768534
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Fundamentals of Structural Analysis

Fundamentals of Structural Analysis
  • Author : Kenneth M. Leet,Chia-Ming Uang
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004
  • Total pages :758
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822032918666
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Summary : *********Text Available as of 2/13/2004!********** Fundamentals of Structural Analysis, second edition introduces engineering and architectural students to the basic techniques for analyzing the most common structural elements, including beams, trusses, frames, cables, and arches. Leet and Uang cover the classical methods of analysis for determinate and indeterminate structures, and provide an introduction to the matrix formulation on which computer analysis is based.

Peterson's Guide to Graduate Programs in Engineering and Applied Sciences

Peterson's Guide to Graduate Programs in Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1985
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UVA:X030605760
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Engineering Mechanics

Engineering Mechanics
  • Author : Stein Sture
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :1393
  • ISBN : UOM:39015034027790
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Comparative Guide to American Colleges for Students, Parents, and Counselors

Comparative Guide to American Colleges for Students, Parents, and Counselors
  • Author : James Cass,Max Birnbaum
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1983
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UVA:X030605745
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Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study

Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1982-12
  • Total pages :800
  • ISBN : UOM:39015012417823
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A Collection of Technical Papers: Structures and design

A Collection of Technical Papers: Structures and design
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1991
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822006449391
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Probabilistic Structural Analysis Methods (PSAM) for Select Space Propulsion System Components

Probabilistic Structural Analysis Methods (PSAM) for Select Space Propulsion System Components
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :106
  • ISBN : NASA:31769000708795
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