Reliability Models of the Mohr Failure Criterion for Mass Concreteby K. V. Bury, Univ of Brit. Col, Canada,
H. Kreuzer, Univ of Brit. Col, Canada,
Abstract: Failure in biaxially stressed concrete is here modelled by the Mohr criterion. The reliability of a stress state is evaluated in terms of 2 load variables and 1 or 2 strength variables. The relation between the mean safety factor and the reliability index is demonstrated and compared for compression and tension/compression stress states. Formulation of the reliability model is shown to critically affect the results.
Subject Headings: Failure analysis | Material failures | Mass concrete | Concrete dams | Dam failures | Structural failures | Structural analysis
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