Probabilistic approach to service life prediction of concrete structures subjected to load and environmental actions

Mitsuyoshi Akiyama, Dan M. Frangopol, Ikumasa Yoshida, Hiroaki Tsuruta, Takumi Shimomura

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Abstract

In the design of reinforced concrete (RC) structures in a marine environment, it is important to consider the effects of this environment on structural long-term performance. In this paper, a time-dependent structural reliability analysis method taking the hazard associated with airborne chlorides into consideration is proposed. Also, a procedure to obtain the failure probabilities of RC structures in a marine environment updated by Sequential Monte Carlo Simulation (SMCS) is indicated. In this procedure, the corrosion crack width is used as observational data. For illustrative purposes, time-dependent reliability analyses are presented for one-way RC slabs in a marine environment. Using SMCS, multiple random variables related to observation information can be updated simultaneously. This is realized by taking into consideration the joint probability density functions of the random variables. The effects of the hazard associated with airborne chlorides and an inspection result of corrosion cracking on the updated estimate of one-way RC slab reliability are discussed in this study.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRILEM Bookseries
Pages273-281
Number of pages9
Volume5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameRILEM Bookseries
Volume5
ISSN (Print)22110844
ISSN (Electronic)22110852

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Concrete construction
Service life
Reinforced concrete
Concrete slabs
Random variables
Hazards
Stress corrosion cracking
Reliability analysis
Probability density function
Inspection
Corrosion
Cracks
Monte Carlo simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Building and Construction

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Akiyama, M., Frangopol, D. M., Yoshida, I., Tsuruta, H., & Shimomura, T. (2011). Probabilistic approach to service life prediction of concrete structures subjected to load and environmental actions. In RILEM Bookseries (Vol. 5, pp. 273-281). (RILEM Bookseries; Vol. 5). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0677-4_19

Probabilistic approach to service life prediction of concrete structures subjected to load and environmental actions. / Akiyama, Mitsuyoshi; Frangopol, Dan M.; Yoshida, Ikumasa; Tsuruta, Hiroaki; Shimomura, Takumi.

RILEM Bookseries. Vol. 5 2011. p. 273-281 (RILEM Bookseries; Vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Akiyama, M, Frangopol, DM, Yoshida, I, Tsuruta, H & Shimomura, T 2011, Probabilistic approach to service life prediction of concrete structures subjected to load and environmental actions. in RILEM Bookseries. vol. 5, RILEM Bookseries, vol. 5, pp. 273-281. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0677-4_19
Akiyama M, Frangopol DM, Yoshida I, Tsuruta H, Shimomura T. Probabilistic approach to service life prediction of concrete structures subjected to load and environmental actions. In RILEM Bookseries. Vol. 5. 2011. p. 273-281. (RILEM Bookseries). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0677-4_19
Akiyama, Mitsuyoshi ; Frangopol, Dan M. ; Yoshida, Ikumasa ; Tsuruta, Hiroaki ; Shimomura, Takumi. / Probabilistic approach to service life prediction of concrete structures subjected to load and environmental actions. RILEM Bookseries. Vol. 5 2011. pp. 273-281 (RILEM Bookseries).
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