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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 42
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping
Paper V.3

Probabilistic Analysis of Tunnel Liners

A. Fraile, M.S. Gomez Lera and E. Alarcon

Department of Structural Mechanics and Industrial Constructions, Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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A. Fraile, M.S. Gomez Lera, E. Alarcon, "Probabilistic Analysis of Tunnel Liners", in B.H.V. Topping, (Editor), "Advances in Computational Methods for Simulation", Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp 171-176, 1996. doi:10.4203/ccp.42.5.3
The use of probabilistic methods to analyse reliability of structures is being applied to a variety of engineering problems due to the possibility of establishing the failure probability on rational grounds. In this paper we present the application of classical reliability theory to analyse the safety of underground tunnels.

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