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|Title:||On the evolution from deterministic to reliability-based foundation design|
|Citation:||Kulhawy, F.H.,Phoon, K.K. (2003). On the evolution from deterministic to reliability-based foundation design. BGA International Conference on Foundations, Innovations, Observations, Design and Practice : 27-36. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||The key components that are in place for implementing rigorous reliability based foundation design (RBD) in foundation engineering are discussed. The characteristics of a simple second-moment probabilistic approach, which is available to combine uncertainties arising from site conditions, measurement techniques, and correlation models in a general way is also described. An important advantage of RBD is that the reliability index provides a consistent measure of risk that can be compared across different foundation types and loading nodes. With a properly calibrated simplified RBD format, a geotechnical engineer can focus on ground and construction evaluation in rigorous fashion.|
|Source Title:||BGA International Conference on Foundations, Innovations, Observations, Design and Practice|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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