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Risk and reliability analysis : a handbook for civil and environmental engineers

Author: V P Singh; S K Jain; Aditya K Tyagi
Publisher: Reston, Va. : ASCE Press/American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The consideration of the risk involved in any situation, project, or plan becomes an integral part of the decision-making process. Risk and Reliability Analysis: A Handbook for Civil and Environmental Engineers presents key concepts of risk and reliability that apply to a wide array of problems in civil and environmental engineering."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V P Singh; S K Jain; Aditya K Tyagi
ISBN: 9780784408919 0784408912
OCLC Number: 76792127
Description: xiv, 785 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Preliminaries --
Ch. 1. Rational Decision Making Under Uncertainty --
Ch. 2. Elements of Probability --
Ch. 3. Moments and Expectation --
pt. II. Probability Distributions and Parameter Estimation --
Ch. 4. Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions --
Ch. 5. Limit and Other Distributions --
Ch. 6. Impulse Response Functions as Probability Distributions --
Ch. 7. Multivariate Probability Distributions --
Ch. 8. Parameter Estimation --
Ch. 9. Entropy Theory and Its Applications in Risk Analysis --
pt. III. Uncertainty Analysis --
Ch. 10. Error and Uncertainty Analysis --
Ch. 11. Monte Carlo Simulation --
Ch. 12. Stochastic Processes --
Ch. 13. Stochastic Differential Equations.
Responsibility: Vijay P. Singh, Sharad K. Jain, Aditya K. Tyagi.

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