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<p>Article shows the typical examples of mathematical models realization of probabilistic description of random variables (RV) distribution of geotechnical characteristics and the heterogeneity parameters according to data of laboratory and field tests of ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
<p>This paper develops a more general reliability-based design approach for drilled shafts that formulates the design process as an expanded reliability problem in which Monte Carlo simulations MCS are used in the design. Basic design parameters, such as ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 137, No. 2, February 1, 2011
The purpose of the study is to investigate the influence of porosity and void size on equivalent geotechnical engineering properties. The paper uses random field theory to generate models of geomaterials containing spatially random voids with controlled porosity ...
Reference: Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG 2011), Melbourne, Australia, (eds. N. Khalili and M. Oeser),
<p>Predicting bearing capacity of shallow foundations is a common practice in geotechnical engineering and an accurate estimation of its value is essential for a safe and reliable design. Traditional deterministic methods of estimating bearing capacity of ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
The Random Finite Element Method has been employed for calculating the random characteristics of bearing capacity of a strip foundation. The study has been carried out for two different soils; a greyblue clay from Taranto in Italy, which is well defined from ...
Reference: Proc. of ICASP11, Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, eds. M.H.Faber et al.
<p>The evaluation of safety or reliability of the structures with respect to the various risks of instability or catastrophes is done for a long time by empirical methods through the introduction of the total safety factors which are variable from case to ...
Reference: 6th International Advanced Technologies Symposium (IATS’11), 16-18 May 2011, Elazığ, Turkey
<p>The design of a shallow foundation with eccentric loading is presented for the ultimate limit state of the bearing resistance, according to the formulation presented in annex D of NP EN 1997-1:2010. Probabilistic and deterministic methods were used. Concerning ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
The objective of this paper is to examine the influence of correlation length and hydraulic conductivity distribution on the probability of failure of a clay liner system. To achieve this objective, a two-dimensional (in plan) clayey liner system is simulated ...
Reference: GeoHalifax2009 / GéoHalifax2009
In a probabilistic analysis of rock slope stability, the Monte Carlo simulation technique has been used to evaluate the probability of slope failure. While the Monte Carlo simulation technique has many advantages, the technique requires complete information ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, paper number 485
The paper initially reviews some established probabilistic analysis techniques, such as the First Order Second Moment (FOSM), and the First Order Reliability Method (FORM), and then goes on to describe a more rigorous approach called the Random Finite Element ...
Reference: Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG 05), Turin, Italy, eds. G. Barla and M. Barla