Reliability of tunnel liners

Fraile de Lerma, Alberto and Rey Llorente, Ignacio del and Retana Zúñiga, Mª Paloma and Gómez Lera, Sagrario and Alarcón Álvarez, Enrique (1997). Reliability of tunnel liners. In: "Worldwide European Council of Civil Engineers Symposium", 03/09/1997-05/09/1997, Lahti, Finlandia. ISBN 9789517583787.


Title: Reliability of tunnel liners
  • Fraile de Lerma, Alberto
  • Rey Llorente, Ignacio del
  • Retana Zúñiga, Mª Paloma
  • Gómez Lera, Sagrario
  • Alarcón Álvarez, Enrique
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: Worldwide European Council of Civil Engineers Symposium
Event Dates: 03/09/1997-05/09/1997
Event Location: Lahti, Finlandia
Title of Book: Computers in the practice of building and civil engineering : symposium report
Date: 1997
ISBN: 9789517583787
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
Department: Mecánica Estructural y Construcciones Industriales [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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The possibility of application of structural reliability theory to the computation of the safety margins of excavated tunnels is presented. After a brief description of the existing procedures the limitations of the safety coefficients such as they usually defined, the proposed limit states are precised as well as the random variables and the applied methodology. Also presented are simple examples, some of them based in actual cases, and to end, some conclusions are established the most important one being the probability of using the method to solve the inverse problem of identification.

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