Probabilistic Models for Loads Due to Bulk Solids

by Lam Pham, CSIRO,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Safety and Reliability

Abstract:

This paper presents two probabilistic models for loads due to bulk solids. One model seeks to obtain an accurate presentation of the loads; the model is used as a basis for a systematic treatment of available experimental data. The other model seeks to account for various components of uncertainties in the estimates of the loads; the model is used as a basis for the derivation of a load specification.



Subject Headings: Model accuracy | Structural reliability | Granular materials | Materials processing | Probability | Solid mechanics | Live loads | Uncertainty principles

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