LIMIT STATES AND RELIABILITY-BASED DESIGN

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: CIVIL -GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Department Name: Civil Engineering

Objectives:

To provide a practical understanding of:
Review of basic reliability concepts including Monte Carlo simulation and First Order Reliability Methods (FORM)
Reliability basis of Limit States Design
Limit state design of geotechnical structures using SANS 10160-5
Practical application of First Order Reliability Methods (FORM) in geotechnical design
Comparison of working stress design, limit states design and reliability-based design for common geotechnical problems

Entry Requirement: Professional 4-year Bachelor’s degree /Bachelor Honours degree or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 2 DAYS
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: JC Myburgh
Contact Person Email: jmyburgh@sun.ac.za
Latest Year Offered: 2020