Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering
Computations and Applications
Edited by Kok-Kwang Phoon
Normal Price: $299.00
Your Price: $269.10 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $29.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $13.46 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering by Kok-Kwang Phoon
Book DescriptionReliability-based design is the only engineering methodology currently available which can ensure self-consistency in both physical and probabilistic terms. It is also uniquely compatible with the theoretical basis underlying other disciplines such as structural design. It is especially relevant as geotechnical design becomes subject to increasing codification and to code harmonization across national boundaries and material types. Already some codes of practice describe the principles and requirements for safety, serviceability, and durability of structures in reliability terms. This book presents practical computational methods in concrete steps that can be followed by practitioners and students. It also provides geotechnical examples illustrating reliability analysis and design. It aims to encourage geotechnical engineers to apply reliability-based design in a realistic context that recognises the complex variabilities in geomaterials and model uncertainties arising from a profession steeped in empiricism. By focusing on learning through computations and examples, this book serves as a valuable reference for engineers and a resource for students.
Buy Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering book by Kok-Kwang Phoon from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415396301
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kok-Kwang Phoon
View all books by Kok-Kwang Phoon
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering book by Kok-Kwang Phoon and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Kok-Kwang Phoon
Kok-Kwang Phoon is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore, and Chair of the Technical Committee on Risk Assessment and Management of the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.