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Methodological Approaches on Structural Durability Assessment

  • Antanas Kudzys
  • Audronis Kazimieras Kvedaras
  • Romualdas Kliukas
Conference paper

Abstract

Methods on durability assessment of structural components and auto-systems are discussed. Probabilistic safety and durability assessment is based on random performance process and sequence. Peculiarities of deteriorating structures, their actions and target safety indices are presented.

Keywords

Reliability Index Safety Index Probabilistic Safety Structural Durability Residual Service Life 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antanas Kudzys
    • 1
  • Audronis Kazimieras Kvedaras
    • 2
  • Romualdas Kliukas
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Architecture and ConstructionKaunas Technological UniversityKaunasLithuania
  2. 2.Vilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityVilniusLithuania

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