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Uncertainty of Parameters

  • Anatoly V. Perelmuter
  • Vladimir I. Slivker
Part of the Foundations of Engineering Mechanics book series (FOUNDATIONS)

Abstract

A conventional engineering education is based on the principle of “accuracy”. Engineers have been recognizing and perceiving the accuracy as one of their key principles ever since they were students. Any deviations are deemed undesirable and thus become as if non-existent in the psychological sense, though everyone realizes there can be no fault-free technologies, perfectly accurate measurements etc. In this connection, operating uncertain parameters requires one to readjust one’s mind.

Keywords

Design Variable Stiffness Matrix Elastic Foundation Sensitivity Coefficient Stiffness Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anatoly V. Perelmuter
    • 1
  • Vladimir I. Slivker
    • 2
  1. 1.SCAD GroupKievUkraine
  2. 2.JSC GiprostroymostSaint-PetersburgRussia

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