Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620589
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET SEMH YCEMEN
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

Probabilistic bases for the design and evaluation of structural safety and reliability. Random occupancy, wind and earthquake loading, and of variability in material properties. Structural system reliability. Quantitative risk evaluation, systematic assessment and analysis of uncertainties, optimum design accounting for uncertainty and failure consequences. New probabilistically based code specifications. Applications. (R)