Applicability of First Order Reliability Methods A State of the Art

  • D. Diamantidis
  • G. Ferro
  • P. Bazzurro
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This paper introduces First-Order Reliability Methods (FORM) and presents in a condensed form examples from recent applications of FORM in structural analyses.


Return Period Fatigue Crack Growth Failure Probability Fault Tree Limit State Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Diamantidis
    • 1
  • G. Ferro
    • 1
  • P. Bazzurro
    • 1
  1. 1.D’Appolonia S.p.A.Italy

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