### Abstract

The probabilistic variation of imperfections of structures has attracted considerable attention. As first postulated by Bolotin, 1958 [15], the critical load f _{c} of a structure can be expressed as a function of several random imperfections.

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | Applied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland) |

Publisher | Springer |

Pages | 107-124 |

Number of pages | 18 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 2010 Jan 1 |

### Publication series

Name | Applied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland) |
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Volume | 149 |

ISSN (Print) | 0066-5452 |

ISSN (Electronic) | 2196-968X |

### Keywords

- Bifurcation Point
- Critical Load
- Multivariate Normal Distribution
- Probabilistic Variation
- Probability Density Function

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Applied Mathematics

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## Cite this

Ikeda, K., & Murota, K. (2010). Random Imperfection (I). In

*Applied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland)*(pp. 107-124). (Applied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland); Vol. 149). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7296-5_5