Probabilistic Methods in the Mechanics of Solids and Structures

Symposium Stockholm, Sweden June 19–21, 1984 To the Memory of Waloddi Weibull

  • Sigge Eggwertz
  • Niels C. Lind
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVI
  2. Extreme Value Theory

  3. Fatigue Crack Growth

  4. Probabilistic Failure Models

  5. Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics

  6. Reliability Analysis

  7. Structural Response to Random Loads

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 425-425
    2. Y. K. Wen, A. H-S. Ang
      Pages 427-436
    3. Isaac Elishakoff, Eliezer Lubliner
      Pages 455-467

About these proceedings


The IUTAM Symposium on Probabilistic Methods in the Mechanics of Solids and Structures, dedicated to the memory of Waloddi Weibull, was held in Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 1984, on the initiative of the Swedish National Committee for Mech­ anics and the Aeronautical Research Institute of Sweden, FFA. The purpose of the symposium was to bring together mathema­ ticians that develop the theory of stochastic processes and methods for reliability analysis, with engineers that apply these theories and methods to model loads, strengths and structures for the advancement of structural safety. Waloddi Weibull was a pioneer in this field with his many publi­ cations from the thirties until his death in 1979. He also took an active part in the formation of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics during the forties, and subsequently initiated foundation of the Swedish National Committee for Mechanics, through which Sweden joined IUTAM as a member. 116 participants from 21 countries attended the symposium, and 55 invited papers were presented in 7 scientific sessions.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Sigge Eggwertz
    • 1
  • Niels C. Lind
    • 2
  1. 1.The Aeronautical Research Institute of SwedenBrommaSweden
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-82421-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-82419-7
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