Hydrosystems Engineering Reliability Assessment And Risk Analysis

Hardcover | October 10, 2005

byYeou-Koung Tung, Ben-Chie Yen, C. Melching

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This is the first book to integrate reliability analysis and risk assessment with the planning, design, and management of hydrosystems (dams, levees, storm sewers, etc.). Requiring only a basic knowledge of probability and statistics, readers will be able to determine how hydrosystem structures will perform under various circumstances.

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This is the first book to integrate reliability analysis and risk assessment with the planning, design, and management of hydrosystems (dams, levees, storm sewers, etc.). Requiring only a basic knowledge of probability and statistics, readers will be able to determine how hydrosystem structures will perform under various circumstances...

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INTEGRATE RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT AND RISK ANALYSISINTO PLANNING, DESIGN, AND MANAGEMENTThis comprehensive text is the first to integrate reliability analysis and risk assessment into the planning, design, and management of hydrosystems. Written by internationally respected authorities, Hydrosystems Engineering Reliability Assessment an...

Yeou-Koung Tung, Ph.D., is a Professor of Civil Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The author of numerous technical papers on hydrology and risk analysis, he has won several awards for his research on these topics including the Walter L. Huber Research Prize, ASCE; the Arthur T. Ippen Award, IAHR; and the Co...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 1.6 inPublished:October 10, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071451587

ISBN - 13:9780071451581

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Probability and Statistics for Reliability Analysis

Chapter 3: Hydrologic Frequency Analysis

Chapter 4: Static Reliability Analysis

Chapter 5: Reliability of Systems

Chapter 6: Time-to-Failure Analysis

Chapter 7: Monte-Carlo Simulation

Chapter 8: Time-Dependent (Dynamic) Reliability Analysis

Chapter 9: Risk-Based Design of Hydrosystems