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Publikācija: Case Study of Structural Reliability of Existing Building

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Title in original language Case Study of Structural Reliability of Existing Building
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.1. Construction and transportation engineering
Authors Pēteris Druķis
Līga Gaile
Vadims Goremikins
Keywords Structural reliability, existing buildings, assessment of safety, steel structures, partial factors, reliability index
Abstract For a large part of existing buildings, the design life has been reached or will be reached in the near future. The structures of these buildings need to be reassessed in order to find out whether the safety requirements are met. The safety requirements provided by the Eurocodes are a starting point for the assessment of safety. However, it would be uneconomical to require all existing buildings and structures to comply fully with these new codes and corresponding safety levels, therefore the assessment of existing buildings differs with each design situation. This case study describes the simple and practical procedure of determination of minimal reliability index β of existing steel structures designed by different codes than Eurocodes and allows to reassess the actual safety level of different structural elements of existing buildings under design load.
DOI: 10.17770/etr2017vol3.2615
Hyperlink: http://journals.ru.lv/index.php/ETR/article/view/2615 
Reference Druķis, P., Gaile, L., Goremikins, V. Case Study of Structural Reliability of Existing Building. In: Environment. Technology. Resources : Proceedings of the 11th International Scientific and Practical Conference. Vol.3, Latvia, Rezekne, 15-17 June, 2017. Rezekne: Rezekne Academy of Technologies, 2017, pp.47-52. ISSN 1691-5402. e-ISSN 2256-070X. Available from: doi:10.17770/etr2017vol3.2615
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