Risk and Reliability Analysis

Risk and Reliability Analysis pdf

Risk and Reliability Analysis Pdf

Description:
Risks and uncertainties are inevitable when it comes to planning, designing, building and managing engineering systems. Considering the risks in all situations, a project or plan becomes an integral part of the decision-making process. This book provides important concepts on risk and reliability that apply to a wide range of civil and environmental engineering issues. The author begins with an overview of the techniques for making decisions in the presence of uncertainty and then outlines the probabilities that apply throughout the book. In the second part of the book, the author describes various techniques used in probability distributions and parameter estimation. The third section of the book describes various aspects of uncertainty analysis, especially risk analysis and risk management, and provides useful examples. The last group in the chapter deals with reliability analysis and design, with a particular focus on important areas of water distribution networks. With extensive illustrations and detailed examples, this book is essential for current and future engineers in the fields of civil engineering, environmental engineering, biological engineering, agricultural engineering, and basin science.

Book Content:
Front Matter
• Preface
• Table of Contents
•Part I. Preliminaries 1. Rational Decision Making under Uncertainty
2. Elements of Probability
3. Moments and Expectation
•Part II. Probability Distributions and Parameter Estimation 4. Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions
5. Limit and other Distributions
6. Impulse Response Functions as Probability Distributions
7. Multivariate Probability Distributions
8. Parameter Estimation
9. Entropy Theory and its Applications in Risk Analysis
•Part III. Uncertainty Analysis 10. Error and Uncertainty Analysis
11. Monte Carlo Simulation
12. Stochastic Processes
13. Stochastic Differential Equations
•Part IV. Risk and Reliability Analysis 14. Reliability Analysis and Estimation
15. Risk Analysis and Management
16. Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Networks
• References
Index
• About the Authors

Risk and Reliability Analysis – A Handbook for Civil and Environmental Engineers PDF

Author(s): Singh, Vijay P.; Jain, Sharad K.; Tyagi, Aditya

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Year: 2007

ISBN: 978-0-7844-7277-4,978-0-7844-1030-1,978-0-7844-0891-9,0-7844-0891-2

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