1. Reliability Appraisal of Nominal Eccentricity of Short Reinforced Concrete Column Designed to BS 8110 and Eurocode (EN:2)-Ultimate Limit State on Fatigue

Ajibola Quadri

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 1-14

  Nowadays assessment of fatigue and reliability of structures have increased dramatically. This is confirmed by the recommendations of the standards and constitutive model of concrete in which the rules and requirements to ensure safety, serviceability and durability of the structure are stated. This ...  Read More

Structural Simulation
2. Application of a New Hybrid Method for Solving System of Nonlinear BVPs Arising in Fluid Mechanics

Sobhan Mosayebidorcheh; Taha Mosayebidorcheh; D. D. Ganji; M. Mahmoodi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 15-32

  This article is aimed to introduce a new hybrid analytical-digital technique for solving a wide range of problems in fluid mechanics. This method is according to the Different Transform Method (DTM) and Newton’s Iterative Method (NIM). In the Boundary Value Problems (BVP), the system and the boundary ...  Read More

Stochastic and Statistical Analysis of Structural Resistance and Material

Olugbenga Samuel Abejide; Kolawole Abejide; Jubril Kaurra Mohammed

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 33-45

  This study presents the structural reliability of rolled steel beams on offshore platforms exposed to corrosion during their design service period and beyond. The rate of corrosion of the rolled steel beam was determined using a standard expression for extreme marine environment. Limit equations were ...  Read More

Failure Probability
4. Multi-Hazard Fragility Assessment of a Concrete Floodwall

Saran Srikanth Bodda; Abhinav Gupta; BuSeog Ju; Minho Kwon

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 46-66

  Safety of critical industrial facilities such as Nuclear power plants has gained significant attention against external events in the last decade. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station disaster occurred due to flooding of the plant which was caused by the Great East Japan earthquake and subsequent ...  Read More

Uncertainties Evaluation of Loads and Loading Conditions
5. Reliability assessment of a bridge with an orthotropic deck exposed to extreme traffic events

Franziska SCHMIDT; Marcel Nowak; Mariia Nesterova; Oliver Fischer

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 67-76

  When dealing with the construction of a bridge or the assessment of an existing bridge to traffic loads, one important point is the prediction of reliability levels for critical details to the expected traffic loads in its remaining lifetime: this is done here for details of a steel-orthotropic bridge ...  Read More