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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 60
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping and B. Kumar
Paper VI.1

Asymptotic Bayesian Probability Estimates of Structures with Active Control

K. Breitung, F. Casciata and L. Faravelli

Department of Structural Mechanics, University of Pavia, Italy

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K. Breitung, F. Casciata, L. Faravelli, "Asymptotic Bayesian Probability Estimates of Structures with Active Control", in B.H.V. Topping, B. Kumar, (Editors), "Optimization and Control in Civil and Structural Engineering", Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp 153-157, 1999. doi:10.4203/ccp.60.6.1
Uncertainties in the structural parameters of structural control systems have to be taken into account to obtain optimal control strategies. For this purpose, the aim of this paper is to develop a Bayesian method to model parameter uncertainties with reliability methods as SORM to study the influence of design parameters on the reliability of the system. Numerical examples with a two-degree-of freedom structure show the application of the method.

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