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Global response sensitivity analysis of uncertain structures

Greegar, G and Manohar, CS (2016) Global response sensitivity analysis of uncertain structures. In: STRUCTURAL SAFETY, 58 . pp. 94-104.

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Abstract

The problem of characterizing global sensitivity indices of structural response when system uncertainties are represented using probabilistic and (or) non-probabilistic modeling frameworks (which include intervals, convex functions, and fuzzy variables) is considered. These indices are characterized in terms of distance measures between a fiducial model in which uncertainties in all the pertinent variables are taken into account and a family of hypothetical models in which uncertainty in one or more selected variables are suppressed. The distance measures considered include various probability distance measures (Hellinger,l(2), and the Kantorovich metrics, and the Kullback-Leibler divergence) and Hausdorff distance measure as applied to intervals and fuzzy variables. Illustrations include studies on an uncertainly parametered building frame carrying uncertain loads. (C) 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Global sensitivity analysis; Probability distance measures; Hausdorff distance; Intervals; Convex function models; Fuzzy variables
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
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Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2016 04:54
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2016 04:54
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/53033

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