Nigel Knowles Visiting Professor Cranfield University, UK ( Formerly Director of Technology WS Atkins Consultants, UK ) presented at ASRANET / FENET / IStructE joint meeting on Computational Mechanics in Structural Safety Risk and Reliability June 2003. Concluding Remarks. 6.
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1880 - energy methods
1960's - special purpose programs – hardware limited
1970's - large scale general purpose analysis codes
1980's - non-linear optimisation
error measures probabilistic methods
1990's - incorporation into CAE, adaptivity, 'meshless’ f.e.a.Evolutionof Analysis methods in industry
poorly defined phenomena
Stats/probability is not the complete answer
life extension geriatric structures
Safety margins?Safety qualification