7. Stochastic Modeling

  1. Tom Lassen and
  2. Naman Récho

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612149.ch7

Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures

Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures

How to Cite

Lassen, T. and Récho, N. (2006) Stochastic Modeling, in Fatigue Life Analyses of Welded Structures, ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612149.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781905209545

Online ISBN: 9780470612149

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Keywords:

  • stochastic process;
  • geometrical stresses;
  • crack depth;
  • inspection technique;
  • stochastic modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and objectives

  • Overview of models and methodology

  • Elementary reliability models

  • The random variable model using simulation methods

  • Random variable models based on the S-N approach

  • Random variable models based on fracture mechanics

  • The Markov chain model

  • A damage tolerance supplement to rules and regulation

  • Risk assessments and cost benefit analysis

  • Reliability and risk assessment for the riser steel pipe

  • References