Baroth, J, Breysse, D and Schoefs, F, (Eds.) (2011) Construction reliability: safety, variability and sustainability. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

Construction reliability: safety, variability and sustainability Edited by Julien Baroth, Denys Breysse and Franck Schoefs, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2011. ISBN 9781848212305, £86.95 (hb)

Publisher’s description: This book provides answers to the following problems: how to identify the most probable critical failures; how to describe and use data-concerning materials that are either heterogeneous, time-variant, or space-variant; how to quantify the reliability and lifetime of a system; how to use feedback information to actualize reliability results; and how to optimize an inspection politic or a maintenance strategy. Numerous authors from public research centers and firms propose a synthesis of methods, both new and well-known, and offer numerous examples concerning dams, geotechnical study, and structures from nuclear and civil engineering.

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Professor of Construction Management and Economics, University of Reading, UK. Editor-in-Chief, Construction Management and Economics (1992-2016). Programme Director, MSc Construction Management. School Director of Postgraduate Teaching Programmes.
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