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A Probabilistic System Identification Methodology for Structural Reliability Predictions

Beck, James L. and Katafygiotis, Lambros S. and Papadimitriou, Costas (1998) A Probabilistic System Identification Methodology for Structural Reliability Predictions. In: Proceedings 12th Engineering Mechanics Conference. ASCE , Reston, VA, pp. 237-240. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120926-093357177

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Abstract

A Bayesian probabilistic methodology is presented for updating the assessment of the lifetime reliability of a structure based on dynamic test data. Uncertainties from modeling errors are treated in addition to the uncertain excitation the structure will experience during the remainder of its lifetime. Both identifiable and unidentifiable models can be handled.


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Additional Information:©ASCE, Reston, VA, 1998. This paper is based upon work partly supported by the National Science Foundation under subcontract to grant CMS-9503370 and the Hong Kong Research Grant Council under grants HKUST 639/95E and 6041/97E. This support is gratefully acknowledged.
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