Probability Methods In Civil Engineering (CV373)

Course Name: 

Probability Methods In Civil Engineering (CV373)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Role of probability in civil engineering problems; Definition of basic random events; Application of set theory in definition of composite event operations; Probability of events and definition of probability axioms; Random variables; Probability definitions; Moments and expectations; Functions of random variables; Common probability models; Statistics and sampling; Regression and correlation analyses; Estimation of distribution parameters from statistics; Hypothesis testing and significance; Bayesian updating of distributions; Uncertainty quantification; Probabilistic analysis; Methods of structural reliability; Applications to design of civil engineering systems.


1) A.H-S. Ang& W.H. Tang, Probability Concepts in Engineering: Emphasis on Applications to Civil and Environmental Engineering, Wiley, 2006 2) A. Haldar& S. Mahadevan, Probability, Reliability, and Statistical Methods in Engineering Design, Wiley, 1999

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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