Probability and Statistics in Civil Engineering: An Introduction

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9780003831542: Probability and Statistics in Civil Engineering: An Introduction

The application of statistics to civil engineering design is a new and developing field, and the growing acceptance of limit state design is encouraging the use of probability theory for determining values. A further development is the use of the reliability index in geotechnical design, now becoming recognised as a powerful alternative to the use of partial safety factors. This book presents a straightforward summary of the most important aspects of statistics and probability theory that are relevant in civil engineering, particularly in the field of soil mechanics.

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Smith, G. N.
Published by Collins (1987)
ISBN 10: 000383154X ISBN 13: 9780003831542
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