Computational platform for predicting lifetime system reliability profiles for different structure types in a network

This paper presents a computational platform for predicting the lifetime system reliability profiles for different structure types located in an existing network. The computational platform has the capability to incorporate time-variant live load and resistance models. Following a review of the theoretical basis, the overall architecture of the computational platform is described. Finally, numerical examples of three existing bridges (i.e., a steel, a prestressed concrete, and a hybrid steel-concrete bridge) located in a network are briefly presented to demonstrate the capabilities of the proposed computational platform.
Journal Of Computing In Civil Engineering


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F. Akgül, “Computational platform for predicting lifetime system reliability profiles for different structure types in a network,” Journal Of Computing In Civil Engineering, pp. 92–104, 2004, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: