Risk Assessment of Axially Loaded Single Piles using RSM-based Reliability Method
An efficient and accurate hybrid reliability method is developed to quantify the risk of an axially loaded pile considering pile-soil interaction behavior and uncertainties in various design variables. It intelligently integrates the concepts of the response surface method, the finite difference method, the first-order reliability method, and the iterative linear interpolation scheme. Uncertainties associated with load conditions, material and section properties of the pile and soil properties are explicitly considered. The algorithm is verified using the Monte Carlo Simulation technique.
Seung-Seok Lee, Joon Hyun Lee, Ik Keun Park, Sung-Jin Song, Man Yong Choi
J. W. Huh and K. Kwak, "Risk Assessment of Axially Loaded Single Piles using RSM-based Reliability Method", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 321-323, pp. 1526-1529, 2006