• Introduction of Foreign Design Codes
    • School of Naval Architecture,Ocean & Civil Engineering
    • Credit. 1
    • CV406
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    • CURRENT
    • Fall , 2015
    • 5991
    • Course Description:
    • ( Exchange Programme )
    • This is a selective course for undergraduate students in civil engineering, the objective is to educate students how to distinguish Level I and Level II from current foreign design codes and, based on structural reliability theory, how to exchange relative parameters from different Levels. It will benefit students to take part in foreign design and construction projects in future.
    • Course Syllabus:
    • (3)Course content
      Chapter 1. Introduction
      Chapter 2. Design Codes
      2.1 Historic Review;
      2.2. Code Levels.
      Chapter 3. Limit States
      3.1 Definition of Failure;
      3.2 Limit state functions;
      3.3 Probability of failure.
      3.4 Reduced Variables;
      3.5 General Definition of the Reliability Index.
      Chapter 4. Design Example
      According to the China Design Code to design a simply supported reinforced concrete beam under static load only.
      To find the safety index β.
      Chapter 5. First-Order Second-Moment Reliability Index
      5.1 Linear limit state functions;
      5.2 Nonlinear limit state functions.
      5.3 Comments on the First-Oder Second-Moment Mean Value Index.
      5.4 Hasofer-Lind Reliability Index (1974);
      5.5 Rackwitz-Fiessler Procedure
      Chapter 6. Code Development Procedure
    • Schedule:
    • (3)Course content
      Chapter 1. Introduction
      Chapter 2. Design Codes
      2.1 Historic Review;
      2.2. Code Levels.
      Chapter 3. Limit States
      3.1 Definition of Failure;
      3.2 Limit state functions;
      3.3 Probability of failure.
      3.4 Reduced Variables;
      3.5 General Definition of the Reliability Index.
      Chapter 4. Design Example
      According to the China Design Code to design a simply supported reinforced concrete beam under static load only.
      To find the safety index β.
      Chapter 5. First-Order Second-Moment Reliability Index
      5.1 Linear limit state functions;
      5.2 Nonlinear limit state functions.
      5.3 Comments on the First-Oder Second-Moment Mean Value Index.
      5.4 Hasofer-Lind Reliability Index (1974);
      5.5 Rackwitz-Fiessler Procedure
      Chapter 6. Code Development Procedure
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  • Prerequisite Course:

    Theory of Structural Reliability

  • Textbooks:

    (1.7)References:
    (1) Andrzej Nowak & Kevin R. Collins, Reliability of Structures, McGraw-Hill, 2000 (Chapter5 and 8)
    (2) Alfredo H-S. Ang & Wilson H. Tang, Probability Concepts in Engineering*[] (emphasis on applications in civil & environmental engineering), J. Wiley & Sons, 2006
  • Grading:

    (4)Five home works will be assigned and discussion in class is encouraged, which will be the base of grading scheme.
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