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Is It Likely My Design Will Fail?

Is It Likely My Design Will Fail?

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Is It Likely My Design Will Fail?

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Over the past 15 years the use of LRFD in steel design has become almost universal and at the same time, performance-based design approaches have become more mainstream. Both approaches, LRFD implicitly, and PBD explicitly, seek to limit the probability our designs will fail. ASCE 7-16 adopted specific criteria for failure probabilities and reliability. This presentation will explore how these can be applied and used to advantage in design practice.

 

 

Publication Date: April 2018

Author(s)

Ronald Hamburger, SE