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International Journal of Reliability and Safety

2012 Vol. 6 No. 1/2/3

Special Issue on Robust Design: Coping with Hazards, Risk and Uncertainty (Part 2)

Guest Editors: Michael Beer, Rafi L. Muhanna and Robert L. Mullen


PagesTitle and authors
3-14Of reality, quality and Murphy’s law: strategies for eliminating human error and mitigating its effects
Franz Knoll
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044332

15-37Robustness assessment for progressive collapse of framed structures using pushdown analysis methods
Da-Gang Lu; Shuang-Shuang Cui; Peng-Yan Song; Zhi-Heng Chen
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044293

38-48Reliable dynamic analysis of an uncertain shear beam
Mehdi Modares
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044303

49-64Robust assessment of shear parameters from direct shear tests
Wolfgang Fellin; Michael Oberguggenberger
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044294

65-81Simulated polyhedral clouds in robust optimisation
Martin Fuchs
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044298

82-109Predicting the shear resistance of RC beams without shear reinforcement using a Bayesian neural network
Osimen Iruansi; Maurizio Guadagnini; Kypros Pilakoutas; Kyriacos Neocleous
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044299

110-129Structural analysis with probability-boxes
Hao Zhang; Robert L. Mullen; Rafi L. Muhanna
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044292

130-147Estimation of loading conditions of failed crane-hook: an image-based approach with knowledge and simulation
Takao Muromaki; Kazuyuki Hanahara; Yukio Tada; Takuma Nishimura
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044304

148-166Towards optimal effort distribution in process design under uncertainty, with application to education
Olga Kosheleva; Vladik Kreinovich
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044306

167-187Model fusion under probabilistic and interval uncertainty, with application to Earth sciences
Omar Ochoa; Aaron A. Velasco; Christian Servin; Vladik Kreinovich
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044307

188-203Scale-invariant approach to multi-criterion optimisation under uncertainty, with applications to optimal sensor placement, in particular, to sensor placement in environmental research
Aline Jaimes; Craig Tweedie; Vladik Kreinovich; Martine Ceberio
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044308

204-224Socio-ecological safety towards natural and technological disasters: Earth observations and ecological monitoring for water quality analysis
Yuriy V. Kostyuchenko; Márton László; Maxim V. Yuschenko; Ivan Kopachevskyi; Yulia Bilous
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044312

225-241Coupling of satellite observation to increase reliability of analysis of socio-ecological consequences of technological disasters
Yuriy V. Kostyuchenko; Ivan Kopachevsky; Dmytro Solovyov; Maxim V. Yuschenko; Yulia Bilous; Volodymyr Gunchenko
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044333

242-254Accurate and verified numerical computation of the matrix determinant
Takeshi Ogita
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044287

255-281Implementation of fixed structure QFT prefilter synthesised using interval constraint satisfaction techniques
P.S.V. Nataraj; M.M. Deshpande
DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2012.044305