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A non-safety factor approach to the design of membrane structures

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Peter Gosling, Lei Zhang


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Currently the design of membrane structures varies at international level, typically through the application of safety factors. In this paper, the potential of a reliability analysis tool to estimate safety factors is proposed, based on the principles of the structural safety concepts given in Eurocode 0.

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Author(s): Gosling PD; Zhang L

Editor(s): Bogner Balz, H., Mollaert, M.

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: Tensinet Symposium: Tensile Architecture: Connecting Past and Future

Year of Conference: 2010

Pages: 13-22

Publisher: GSP

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ISBN: 9789090256665