However, statistical independence was assumed between individual load test values regardless of the distance apart, thus ignoring the ... as L[qP1a#39;qp2 V^ = P( Qr1 agt; aquot;pi aquot;Qr2 agt; Vaquot; a#39; aquot; a#39; a#39; aquot; Qnn agt; %J (10) where Qri , Qr2 Qrm are the respective true capacities given by Eq. 2. ... variables would facilitate efficient derivation of the updated statistics of N. The updated p.d.f. of N can be expressed as (Sidi, 1986):anbsp;...

Title | : | Reliability and Risk Analysis in Civil Engineering |

Author | : | Niels Christian Lind, University of Waterloo. Institute for Risk Research |

Publisher | : | - 1987 |

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