Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering Computations and Applications

Table Of Contents

Contents
List of contributors vii
1 Numerical recipes for reliability analysis - a primer 1
KOK-KWANG PHOON
2 Spatial variability and geotechnical reliability 76
GREGORY B. BAECHER AND JOHN. T CHRISTIAN
3 Practical reliability approach using spreadsheet 134
BAK KONG LOW
4 Monte Carlo simulation in reliability analysis 169
YUSUKE HONJO
5 Practical application of reliability-based design in
decision-making 192
ROBERT B. GILBERT, SHADI S. NAJJAR, YOUNG-JAE CHOI AND
SAMUEL J. GAMBINO
6 Randomly heterogeneous soils under static and
dynamic loads 224
RADU POPESCU, GEORGE DEODATIS AND JEAN-HERVÉ PRÉVOST
7 Stochastic finite element methods in geotechnical
engineering 260
BRUNO SUDRET AND MARC BERVEILLER
8 Eurocode 7 and reliability-based design 298
TREVOR L.L. ORR AND DENYS BREYSSE
9 Serviceability limit state reliability-based design 344
KOK-KWANG PHOON AND FRED H. KULHAWY
10 Reliability verification using pile load tests 385
LIMIN H. ZHANG
11 Reliability analysis of slopes 413
TIEN H. WU
12 Reliability of levee systems 448
THOMAS F. WOLFF
13 Reliability analysis of liquefaction potential of soils
using standard penetration test 497
CHARNG HSEIN JUANG, SUNNY YE FANG, AND DAVID KUN LI
Index 527