The probabilistic model for system reliability analysis of a steel plane and spatial trusses
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Kielce University of Technology, Kielce, Poland
Submission date: 2023-10-30
Final revision date: 2023-12-17
Acceptance date: 2023-12-19
Online publication date: 2024-03-14
Publication date: 2024-04-30
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Katarzyna Kubicka   

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture/ Department of Structural Theory and BIM, Kielce University of Technology, Poland
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 2024;62(2):269-278
The article focuses on the system reliability analysis of steel trusses (plane and spatial). The computations are realized by the use of a developed by the author C++ code. The following loads are taken into account: self-weight, weight of coverings, wind and snow. The limit state function is defined as a difference between the bearing capacity and the effect of action of an element. The paper presents how effective tool is the system reliability analysis compared with traditional structural design methods. The methods of transforming Gumbel distribution into normal and generating random variables are described.
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