Structural Reliability and Failure Mechanism Determination Using Monte Carlo Simulation with Variance Reduction Techniques

by Julio E. Pulido, ABB Impell Corp, Lincolnshire, United States,
Timothy L. Jacobs, ABB Impell Corp, Lincolnshire, United States,
Edison C. P. Lima, ABB Impell Corp, Lincolnshire, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural and Geotechnical Reliability

Abstract:

The objective of this paper is to present a possible method for assessing a structure's reliability and determining the collapse mechanism using Monte-Carlo simulation with variance reduction techniques.



Subject Headings: Structural analysis | Structural reliability | Failure analysis | Failure modes | Monte Carlo method | Frames | Structural failures | Probability | Monaco | Europe

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