Download e-book for iPad: Engineering Risk Assessment with Subset Simulation by Siu-Kui Au,Yu Wang

By Siu-Kui Au,Yu Wang

ISBN-10: 1118398041

ISBN-13: 9781118398043

This e-book begins with the elemental rules in uncertainty propagation utilizing Monte Carlo equipment and the iteration of random variables and stochastic strategies for a few universal distributions encountered in engineering functions. It then introduces a category of strong simulation suggestions known as Markov Chain Monte Carlo technique (MCMC), an immense equipment in the back of Subset Simulation that enables one to generate samples for investigating infrequent eventualities in a probabilistically constant demeanour. the idea of Subset Simulation is then offered, addressing comparable functional concerns encountered within the genuine implementation. The e-book additionally introduces the reader to probabilistic failure research and reliability-based sensitivity research, that are specified by a context that may be successfully tackled with Subset Simulation or Monte Carlo simulation quite often. The e-book is supplemented with an Excel VBA code that gives a uncomplicated instrument for the reader to realize hands-on adventure with Monte Carlo simulation.

  • Presents a robust simulation strategy known as Subset Simulation for effective engineering danger evaluate and failure and sensitivity analysis
  • Illustrates examples with MS Excel spreadsheets, permitting readers to realize hands-on adventure with Monte Carlo simulation
  • Covers theoretical basics in addition to complicated implementation issues
  • A better half web site is out there to incorporate the advancements of the software program ideas

This booklet is vital analyzing for graduate scholars, researchers and engineers attracted to using Monte Carlo equipment for danger evaluate and reliability established layout in numerous fields comparable to civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, electric engineering and nuclear engineering. venture managers, possibility managers and monetary engineers facing uncertainty results can also locate it useful.

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