Example on Dynamic Reliability Analysis (FORM) ?

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Example on Dynamic Reliability Analysis (FORM) ?

Post by bayram_aygun » Fri Mar 21, 2008 11:45 am


Does any of you have a simple OpenSees reliability example where a structure (any structure) is subjected to ground acceleration time-history?

I have one example for static analysis but dynamic reliability analysis is a mystery to me for the moment.

Thanks for your help in advance,
Bayram Aygun
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Rice University

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Post by koduru » Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:10 pm


Dynamic reliability analysis is not a trivial problem and most likely FORM is not going to converge at design point, depending on the type of response (peak, displacement, stress, strain, etc) in the limit-state function.

If you want to carry out any other reliability anlaysis (e.g., sampling), simply replace the static load definitions with dynamic load. All the syntax is similar to a regular time-history analysis.

Hope this helps,

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Post by civilman » Sun Nov 30, 2008 6:51 am


can your show me a simple example of dynamic reliability?

thanks a lot!

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Re: Example on Dynamic Reliability Analysis (FORM) ?

Post by baijiulin » Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:24 am

Excuse me, can you send the example of static reliability analysis to me(baijiulin@126.com)?please,thank you!

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