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  • Papers dealing primarily with civil engineering applications of probability theory and mathematical statistics published over a span of about 40 years by Ove Ditlevsen and various coauthors





    Life quality issues
    Load modeling
    Stochastic dynamic loading
    Stochastic material models
    Reliability theory, risk analysis and calculation methods
    Model correction factor method for reliability calculation (smart response surface method)
    Crossings and extremes for random processes
    Stochastic fatigue and cracking
    Elasto-plastic oscillators excited by Gaussian white noise
    Directional simulation
    Gaussian and Levy noise driven stochastic differential equations (with applications in geophysics)
    Random field problems in reliability analysis (materials and soils)
    Stochastic processes
    Miscellaneous topics





    Life quality issues:

    Ove Ditlevsen and Peter Friis-Hansen: Cost and benefit including value of life, health and environmental damage measured in time units. Structural Safety, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 136-14, 2009

    Ove Ditlevsen and Peter Friis-Hansen: Discussion to "The derivation and calibration of the life-quality index (LQI) from economic principles", by M.D. Pandey, J.S. Nathwani, N.C. Lind (Struct Saf, 28 (2006), 341360). Structural Safety, Vol. 30, No.3, pp. 274-275, 2008.

    Ove Ditlevsen: Model of observed stochastic balance between work and free time supporting the LQTAI definition. Structural Safety, Vol.30, No.5, pp. 436-446, 2008.

    Ove Ditlevsen and Peter Friis-Hansen: Life Quality Index - an empirical or a normative concept? International Journal of Risk Assessment and ManagementVolume 7(6/7):895--921, 2007.

    Ove Ditlevsen and Peter Friis-Hansen: Life Quality Time Allocation Index - an equilibrium economy consistent version of the current Life Quality Index. Structural Safety, Vol. 27, No. 3, 262-275, 2005.

    Ove Ditlevsen: Life Quality Index revisited. Structural Safety, Vol. 26, 443-451, 2004.

    Ditlevsen, O.: Decision modeling and acceptance criteria. Structural Safety, Vol. 25, No. 2-4, 139-163, 2003.

    Friis-Hansen, P. and O. Ditlevsen: Nature preservation acceptance model applied to tanker oil spill simulations. Structural Safety, Vol. 25, No.1, 1-34, 2003.

    Load modeling:

    Peter Friis Hansen and Ove Ditlevsen: A Stochastic Still Water Response Model. Journal of Ship Research,Vol. 46, No.1, 2002, 16-30.

    Ove Ditlevsen: Stochastic Model for Wave and Wind Loads on Offshore Structures. Structural Safety, Vol.24, 2002, pp.139-163. (presented as keynote lecture at ICOSSAR'01, Newport Beach, CA, USA, June. 17-21, 2001.

    Berntsen, K.N.B., and Ditlevsen, O.: Stochastic stresses in granular matter imulated by dripping identical ellipses into plane silo. ICASP 8, Sydney December 12-19, 1999, Applications of Statistics and Probability, Civil Engineering Reliability and Risk Analysis (eds.: R.E. Melchers and M.G. Stuart), Balkema, Rotterdam, 57-64, 2000. pdf-file (644 K)

    Christensen, C.F., and Ditlevsen, O.: Random lock-in intervals for tubular structural elements subject to simulated natural wind. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 125, No. 12, December, 1999,pp. 1380-1389.

    Ditlevsen, O. and, Berntsen, K.N.: Empirically based gamma-distributed stochastic wall pressure field in silo. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, No.5, 1999, pp. 561-569.

    Ditlevsen, O.: Gamma type random field for silo pressure. 13th Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, Baltimore, June 1999. Session on Applications of Non-Gaussian Processes and Fields. CDROM. pdf-file (230 K)

    Ditlevsen, O. and Munch-Andersen, J.: Empirical stochastic silo load model. I: Correlation theory. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 121, No. 9, 1995, pp. 973-980

    Munch-Andersen, J., Ditlevsen, O., Christensen, C., Randrup-Thomsen, S., and Hoffmeyer, P.: Empirical stochastic silo load model. II: Data analysis. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 121, No. 9, 1995, pp. 981-986

    Ditlevsen, O., Christensen, C., Randrup-Thomsen, S.: Empirical stochastic silo load model. III: Reliability applications. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 121, No. 9, 1995, pp. 987-993

    Ditlevsen, O., and Madsen, H.O.: Stochastic vehicle queue load model for large bridges. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 9, 1994, pp. 1829-1847

    Ditlevsen, O.: Traffic loads on large bridges modeled as white noise fields. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 3, 1994, pp. 681-694, (14 pages).

    Ditlevsen, O.: On the Distribution of Extreme Truck Weights. Short communication, Structural Safety, Vol.5, 1988, pp.145-148

    Ditlevsen, O.: Stochastic Model of Self-Weight Load. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol.114, No.1, 1988, pp.222-230

    Ditlevsen, O.: Fatigue Model for Elastic Bars in Turbulent Wind. J. of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol.18, 1985, pp.27-52

    Henrik O. Madsen and Ove Ditlevsen: Transient Load Modeling: Markov on-off Rectangular Pulse Processes. Structural Safety, Vol. 2, No.4, 1985, pp. 253-271

    Ove Ditlevsen and Henrik O. Madsen: Transient Load Modeling: Clipped Normal Processes. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol. 109, No. 2, 1983, pp. 494-515

    Ditlevsen, O.: Statistical Description of Traffic Loads on Structures. Acta Polytechnica Scandinavica Ci 28, Copenhagen 1964

    On the Probability of Failure of a Structure Subjected to a Continuous and Random Varying Load Intensity. Bygningsstatiske Meddelelser nr. 3, vol. 33, 1962.

    Stochastic dynamic loading:

    Tarp-Johansen, N.J., Ditlevsen, O., and Lin, Y.K.: Secondary systems modeled as fuzzy sub-structures. ICOSSAR'97, Kyoto, Japan, Nov. 24-28, 1997. Structural Safety and Reliability (eds.: N. Shiraishi, M. Shinozuka, Y.K. Wen), Balkema, Rotterdam, 803-810, 1998. pdf-file (512 K)

    Stochastic material models:

    Ove Ditlevsen: A story about distributions of dimensions and locations of boulders. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 21, 2006, 9-17.

    Ove Ditlevsen: A story about estimation of a random field of boulders from incomplete seismic measurements. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 20, 2005, 342-354.

    Ditlevsen, O., and Källsner, B.: Span dependent distributions of the bending strength of spruce timber. ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 131, No. 5, May 2005, 485-499.

    Ditlevsen, O., and Källsner, B.: Statistical series system effects on bending strength of timber beams. 11th IFIP WG 7.5 Working Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems. Banff, Canada, November 2-5, 2003. In Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems (eds.: Marc A. Maes and Luc Huyse), A.A. Balkema Publishers, 2004, pp. 141-148. pdf-file (212 K)

    Ditlevsen, O., and Källsner, B.: System effects influencing the bending strength of timber beams. 8th IFIP WG 7.5 Working Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems. Krakow, Poland, May 11-13, 1998. In Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems (ed.: A.S. Nowak), The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA,1998, pp. 129-136. pdf-file (672 K)

    Källsner, B. and Ditlevsen, O.: Experimental verification of a weak zone model for timber in bending. In IUFRO S5.02 Timber Engineering, Proceedings of the 1997 Conference (ed.: P. Hoffmeyer), Copenhagen, Denmark. Department of Structural Engineering and Materials, Technical University of Denmark 1997, pp 389-404. pdf-file (308 K)

    Ditlevsen, O.: Strength increase due to consolidation of clay till. Proc. of XI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Vol. 5, Copenhagen, May 1995, Danish Geotechnical Society, dgf- Bulletin 11, pp. 5.103-5.113, 1995. pdf-file (506 K)

    Ditlevsen, O.: Probability of Boulders. Section 2.4 of the book East Tunnel, A/S Storebæltsforbindelsen, Copenhagen 1997, pp. 39-41. pdf-file (704 K)

    Ditlevsen, O.: Biaxial Isotropic Stochastic Visco-elastic Creep. Int.J.Solids and Structures, Vol.20, No.11/12, 1984, p.1049-1077

    Ditlevsen, O.: Isotropic Stochastic Visco-elastic Strain Modeled as a Second Moment White Noise Field. Int.J.Solids and Structures, Vol.19, No.10, 1983, pp.873-883

    Ditlevsen, O.: Stochastic Visco-Elastic Strain Modeled as a Second Moment White Noise Process, Int. J. Solids Structures, Vol. 18,No. 1, 1982, pp. 23-35

    Ditlevsen, O.: Examination of the Stress-Strain Curve of Mild Steel from a Statistical Point of View. Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 1968, Vol. 16

    Reliability theory, risk analysis and calculation methods:

    Armen Der Kiureghian, Ove Ditlevsen: Aleatory or epistemic? Does it matter? Structural Safety, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 105-112, 2009.

    Armen Der Kiureghian, Ove D. Ditlevsen and Junho Song: Availability, Reliability and Downtime of Systems with Repairable Components. Journal of Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 92, 2007, 231-242 December 2005.

    Ove Ditlevsen: SORM correction of FORM results for the FBC load combination problem. ICOSSAR'05, Rome, 19-23 June 2005. In Safety and Reliability of Engineering Systems and Structures (eds.: G.Augusti, G.I. Schuëller, M. Ciampoli). CD ROM proceedings, ISBN 90 5966 040 4, Millpress, Rotterdam, 2005. pdf-file (116K).

    Ove Ditlevsen: SORM applied to hierarchical parallel system. 12th IFIP WG 7.5 Working Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems. Aalborg, Denmark, May 22-25, 2005. In Advances in Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems (eds.: John D. Sørensen and Dan M. Frangopol), Taylor & Francis/Balkema, 2006, pp. 101-106. pdf-file (92K).

    Ditlevsen, O.:Structural reliability codes for probabilistic design - a debate paper based on elementary reliability and decision analysis concepts. Structural Safety, Vol. 19, No. 3, 253 - 270, 1997.

    Ditlevsen, O.: Risk acceptance criteria and/or decision optimization. Proc of 15th IABSE Congress: Structural Engineering in Consideration of Economy, Environment and Energy, Copenhagen June 1996, pp. 653-664 pdf-file (96 K)

    Ditlevsen, O.: Distribution arbitrariness in Structural reliability. Proc. of ICOSSAR'93: 6th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, Innsbruck, Austria, August 1993. Structural Safety & Reliability (eds.: G. Schueller, M. Shinozuka, J. Yao), Balkema, Rotterdam,1241-1247 pdf-file (608 K)

    Ditlevsen, O., and Vrouwenvelder, A.: "Objective" minimal informative priors for Bayesian inference from totally censored Gaussian data. Structural Safety, Vol. 16, 1993, pp. 175-188

    Ditlevsen, O.: Probabilistic Statics of Discretized Ideal Plastic Frames. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol.114, No.12, 1988, pp.2093-2114

    Ditlevsen, O.: On the Choice of Expansion Point in FORM or SORM. Short Communication. Structural Safety, Vol.4, 1987, pp.243-245

    Ditlevsen,O.,and Bjerager,P.: Methods of Structural Systems Reliability. Structural Safety, Vol.3, No.3-4, 1986, pp.195-229

    Ditlevsen, O.: Defect and/or truncated Normal Tail Approximation.Short Communication, Structural Safety, Vol.2, 1984, pp.65-70

    Ove Ditlevsen and Peter Bjerager: Reliability of Highly Redundant Plastic Structures. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol.110, No.5, 1984, pp.671-693

    Ditlevsen, O.: Taylor Expansion of Series System Reliability. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol. 110, No. 1, 1984, pp.293-307

    Ditlevsen, O.: Fundamental Postulate In Structural Safety. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol. 109, No. 4, 1983, pp.1096-1102

    Ditlevsen, O.: Model Uncertainty in Structural Reliability. Structural Safety, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1982, pp. 73-86

    Ditlevsen, O.: System Reliability Bounding by Conditioning. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol. 108, No. EM5, 1982, pp. 708-718

    Ditlevsen, O.: Reliability Against Fracture of Butt Welds as Inferred from Inspection Data. J. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 713-724, 1981

    Ditlevsen, O.: Principle of Normal Tail Approximation, J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol. 107, No. E6, 1981, pp. 1191-1208

    Ditlevsen, O.: Narrow Reliability Bounds for Structural Systems. Journal of Structural Mechanics. Vol VII, No. 4, 1979, pp. 453-472

    Ditlevsen, O.: Generalized Second Moment Reliability Index. Journal of Structural Mechanics, Vol. VII, No. 4, 1979, pp. 435-451

    Ditlevsen, O.: Structural Reliability and the Invariance Problem. Part 1: The Invariance Problem in Deterministic or Bayesian Structural Safety Concepts. Part 2: A Second Moment Statistical Basis for Partial Safety Factor Codes. Report No. 22. Solid Mechanics Division, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 1973

    Model correction factor method for reliability calculation (smart response surface method):

    Paolo Franchin, Ove Ditlevsen, and Armen Der Kiureghian: Model Correction Factor Method for Reliability Problems Involving Integrals of Non-Gaussian Random Fields. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 17, 2002, pp. 109-122

    Paolo Franchin, Ove Ditlevsen, and Armen Der Kiureghian: Integrals of Random Fields Treated by the Model Correction Factor Method. ICOSSAR'01, Newport Beash, CA, USA, June 2001. pdf-file (448 K)

    Ditlevsen, O., and Johannesen, J.M.: Model correction factor method for system analysis. ICASP 8, Sydney December 12-19, 1999, Applications of Statistics and Probability, Civil Engineering Reliability and Risk Analysis (eds.: R.E. Melchers and M.G. Stuart), Balkema, Rotterdam, 1011-1018, 2000. pdf-file (322 K)

    Ditlevsen, O.: Gradient angle estimation by uniform directional simulation on a cone. Proc. of IFIP 7th WG 7.5 Working Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, April, 1996, Boulder, Colorado, USA. Pergamon, pp. 127-132. 1997. pdf-file (896 K)

    Johannesen, J.M. and Ditlevsen, O.: Reliability analysis of large box girder by model-correction-factor method. Proc. of ICASP7: Seventh international conference on applications of statistics and probability in civil engineering, Paris, July 1995. Applications of Statistics and probability (eds: Lemaire, Favre and Mebarki), Balkema, Rotterdam, 1995, 1079-1086. pdf-file (704 K)

    Ditlevsen, O. and Arnbjerg-Nielsen, T.: Model correction factor method in structural reliability. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 1, 1994, pp. 1-10.

    Johannesen, J.M. and Ditlevsen, O.: Reliability analysis of geometrically nonlinear structures by rigid-plastic model. Proc. of IFIP 5th WG 7.5 Working Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems,(eds.: P. Thoft-Christensen and H. Ishikawa), IFIP Transactions B-12, Elsevier (North Holland), 1993, pp. 95-103. pdf-file (506 K)

    Crossings and extremes for random processes:

    Ditlevsen, O.: Reexamination of convex polyhedron outcrossing problem. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 3, 1993, pp. 654-660

    Hasofer,A.M.,Ditlevsen,O.,Olesen,R.: Vector Outcrossing Probabilities by Monte Carlo. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 5, 1990, pp. 122-128

    Ditlevsen, O.: Asymptotic First Passage Time Distributions in Compound Poisson Processes. Structural Safety, Vol.8, 1990, pp.327-336

    Ditlevsen,O., and Lindgren,G.:Empty Envelope Excursions in Stationary Gaussian Processes. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.122, No.3, 1988, pp.571-587

    Ditlevsen, O.: Duration of Visit to Critical Set by Gaussian Process. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol.1, No.2, 1986, pp.82-93

    Ditlevsen, O.: First Outcrossing Probability Bounds.J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol. 110, No.2, 1984, pp.282-292

    Ditlevsen, O.: Gaussian Outcrossings From Safe Convex Polyhedrons. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol. 109, No. 1, 1983, pp. 127-148

    Ditlevsen, O.: Extremes of Realizations of Continuous Time Stationary Stochastic Processes on Closed Intervals. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, vol. 14, No. 3, June 1966.

    Stochastic fatigue and cracking:

    Ditlevsen, O.: Uniquely defined unit of stress intensity range as a statistical material population property entering the Paris-Erdogan Equation. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 42, No. 4, 1992, pp. 601-616

    Ditlevsen,O.,Olesen,R.:Statistical Analysis of the Virkler Data on Fatigue Crack Growth. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol.25, No.2, 1986, pp.177-195

    Ditlevsen,O.,and Sobczyk,K.: Random Fatigue Crack Growth with Retardation. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol.24, No.6, 1986, pp.861-878

    Ditlevsen, O.: Random Fatigue Crack Growth - A First Passage Problem. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol.23, No.2, 1986, pp.467-477

    Ditlevsen, O.: Reliability Against Defect Generated Fracture. Journal of Structural Mechanics. Vol. 9, No. 2, 1981, pp. 115-137

    Elasto-plastic oscillators excited by Gaussian white noise:

    Boyan Lazarov and Ove Ditlevsen: Slepian Simulation of Distributions of Plastic Displacements of Earthquake Excited Shear Frames with a Large Number of Stories. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics Vol. 20,2005, 251-262.

    Boyan Lazarov and Ove Ditlevsen: Simulation by Slepian method of plastic displacements of Gaussian process excited multistory shear frame. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 19, No.1-2, 113-126, 2004. (Revised and extended version of paper presented first at CSM-4, Corfu June 2002).

    Ove Ditlevsen and Boyan Lazarov: Slepian simulation of plastic displacement distributions for shear frame excited by filtered Gaussian white noise ground motion. In Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (eds.: Armen Der Kiurighian, Samer Madanat, Juan M. Pestana), Millpress, Rotterdam, pp. 259-266.
    Proc.of ICASP9, July 6-9, 2003, San Francisco, USA. pdf-file (576 K).

    Tarp-Johansen, N.J., and Ditlevsen, O.: Time between plastic displacements of elasto-plastic oscillators subject to Gaussian white noise. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 16, No.4, 373-380, 2001. (Presented first at MCS 2000: International Conference on Monte Carlo Simulation. Monte Carlo, June 18 - 21, 2000.)

    Ditlevsen, O., Randrup-Thomsen,S.R., and Tarp-Johansen, N.J.: Slepian approach to a Gaussian excited elasto-plastic frame including geometric nonlinearity. Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 24, 2001, 53-69. (Presented first with the title: "Elasto-plastic frame under horizontal and vertical Gaussian excitation" at Fourth International Conference on Stochastic Structural Dynamics, University of Notre Dame, August 6-8, 1998. In: Stochastic Structural Dynamics (eds.: B.F.Spencer, Jr & E.A.Johnson), A.A.Balkema, Rotterdam,1999, pp. 429-438. pdf-file (288 K)

    Ditlevsen, O., and Tarp-Johansen, N.J.: Slepian modeling as a computational method in random vibration analysis of hysteretic structures. Third International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics. Island of Santorini, Greece, June 14-17, 1998.In: Computational Stochastic Mechanics (ed.: P.D.Spanos), A.A.Balkema, Rotterdam,1999, pp. 67-78. pdf-file (352 K)

    Randrup-Thomsen, S. and Ditlevsen, O.: Experiments with elasto-plastic oscillator. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol.14, 1999, pp. 161-167.

    Ditlevsen, O., and Tarp-Johansen, N.J.: White noise excited non-ideal elasto-plastic oscillator. Acta Mechanica, 125, 31-48, 1997.

    Randrup-Thomsen, S. and O. Ditlevsen, O.: One-floor building as elasto-plastic oscillator subject to and interacting with Gaussian base motion. Journal of Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 12(1), 1997, 49-56

    Ditlevsen, O, and Randrup-Thomsen, S,: Gaussian white noise excited elasto-plastic oscillator of several degrees of freedom. Proc. of. IUTAM Symposium on Advances in Nonlinear Stochastic Mechanics, July 1995 (eds.: A. Naess and S. Krenk), Kluwer 1996, 127- 142.

    Ditlevsen, O.: Qualified envelope excursions out of an interval for stationary narrow-band Gaussian processes. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 173, No. 3, 1994, pp. 309-327

    Ditlevsen, Ove, and Bognar, L.: Plastic displacement distributions of the Gaussian white noise excited elasto-plastic oscillator. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 8, 1993, pp. 209-231

    Ditlevsen, O.: Gaussian Exited Elasto-Plastic Oscillator with Rare Visits to Plastic Domain. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.145, 1991, pp. 443-456

    Ditlevsen, O.: Elasto-Plastic Oscillator with Gaussian Excitation. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol.112, 1986, pp.386-406

    Directional simulation:

    Ditlevsen,O.,Melchers,R.E., and Gluver,H., General Multi-dimensional Probability Integration by Directional Simulation. Computers & Structures, Vol.36, No.2, 1990, pp.355-368

    Ditlevsen,O., and Bjerager,P.: Plastic Reliability Analysis by Directional Simulation. J.Eng.Mech., ASCE, Vol.115, No.6, pp.1347-1362

    Ditlevsen,O., Bjerager,P.,Olesen,R., Hasofer,A.M.: Directional Simulation in Gaussian Processes. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol.3, No.4, 1988

    Ditlevsen,O.,Olesen,R.,and Mohr,G.: Solution of a Class of Load Combination Problems by Directional Simulation.Structural Safety, Vol.4, 1987, pp.95-109

    Gaussian and Levy noise driven stochastic differential equations (with applications in geophysics):

    Ove Ditlevsen: Invalidity of the spectral Fokker-Planck equation for Cauchy noise driven Langevin equation. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2004, 385-392.

    Ditlevsen, O.: Stochastic models for atmospheric particle dispersion. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 18, 2003, pp. 97-106.

    Ditlevsen, O., and Ditlevsen, P.: Stochastic systems driven by alpha-stable noises. 12th Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, La Jolla, California, May 17-20, 1998. Session on Applications of Non-Gaussian Processes, CDROM. pdf-file (640 K)
    (Related papers: see Peter Ditlevsen, Geophysics, Peter Ditlevsen, General Physics)

    Random field problems in reliability analysis (materials and soils):

    Ove Ditlevsen: Distributions of extremes of random fields over arbitrary domains with application to concrete rupture stresses. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2004, 373-384.

    Ditlevsen, O., Tarp-Johansen, N.J., and Denver, H.: Bayesian Soil Assessments Combining Prior with Posterior Censored Samples. Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 26, No. 3-4, 2000, 187-198. computer programs

    Ditlevsen, O.: Extreme of random field over rectangle with application to concrete rupture stresses. Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, ASCE, University of Notre Dame, July 24 - 26, 2000. CDROM. pdf-file (352 K)

    Ditlevsen, O. and N.J. Tarp-Johansen, N.J.: Choice of input fields in stochastic finite elements. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 14, 1999, pp. 63-72.

    Hasofer, A.M., Ditlevsen, O., and Tarp-Johansen, N.J.: Positive random fields for modeling material stiffness and compliance ICOSSAR'97, Kyoto, Japan, Nov. 24-28, 1997. Structural Safety and Reliability (eds.: N. Shiraishi, M. Shinozuka, Y.K. Wen), Balkema, Rotterdam, 723-730, 1998. pdf-file (480 K)

    Ditlevsen, O., Dimension reduction and discretization in stochastic problems by regression method. Chapter 2 of Mathematical Models for Structural Reliability Analysis (eds.: F. Casciati, J.B. Roberts), CRC, Florida, 1996.

    Mohr, G. and Ditlevsen, O., Partial summations of stationary sequences of non-Gaussian random variables. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 11(1) 1996, 25-30

    Ditlevsen, O., Mohr, G. and Hoffmeyer,P., Integration of non-Gaussian fields. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 11(1) 1996, 15-23.

    Ditlevsen, O., Measuring uncertainty correction by pairing. Proc. of ICOSSAR'93: 6th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, Innsbruck, Austria, August 1993. Structural Safety & Reliability (eds.: G. Schueller, M. Shinozuka, J. Yao), Balkema, Rotterdam,1977-1983 pdf-file (544 K)

    Ditlevsen, O. and Gluver, H., Parameter estimation and statistical uncertainty in random field representation of soil strengths. Proc. of ICASP6: Sixth international conference on applications of statistics and probability in civil engineering, (eds: L. Esteva and S.E. Ruiz), Mexico City, June 1991. CERRA (International Association for Civil Engineering, Reliability and Risk Analysis). 1991, 693-704. pdf-file (874 K)

    Ditlevsen, O., Random field interpolation between point by point measured properties. 1st International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics, Corfu, Greece, September 1991. In "Computational Stochastic Mechanics" (eds.: P.D. Spanos, C.A. Brebbia), Computational Mechanics Publications and Elsevier Applied Science. 1991, 801-812. pdf-file (598 K)

    Stochastic processes:

    Peter D. Ditlevsen and Ove D. Ditlevsen: On the stochastic nature of the rapid climate shifts during the last ice age. Journal of Climate, Vol. 22, pp. 446-457, 2009.

    Susanne Ditlevsen and Ove Ditlevsen: Parameter estimation from observations of first-passage times of the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process and the Feller process. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 23, 2008, 170-179.

    Peter Friis-Hansen and Ove Ditlevsen: Likelihood Estimation of Parameters Using Simultaneously Monitored Processes. pdf-file (152K). 9th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28 , 2004. CD ROM proceedings.

    Peter Friis-Hansen and Ove Ditlevsen: Likelihood updating of random process load and resistance parameters by monitoring. In Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (eds.: Armen Der Kiurighian, Samer Madanat, Juan M. Pestana), Millpress, Rotterdam, pp. 443-450.
    Proc. of ICASP9, July 6-9, 2003, San Francisco, USA. pdf-file (412 K).

    Grigoriu, M., Ditlevsen, O., Arwade, S.R., A Monte Carlo simulation model for stationary non-Gaussian processes. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 18(1) 2003, 87-95.

    Miscellaneous topics:

    Foundation Example of Invalidity of the Upper Bound Limit Theorem in Plastic Theory in Case of Non-fixed Boundary. Dansk Geoteknisk Forening, Bulletin 10: Proceedings ISLSD 93, Session 1: Geotechnical Aspects, 1993, 23-29. pdf-file (506 K)

    Ditlevsen, O.: A remark on the Lagrangian remainder in Taylor's formula. Nordisk tidsskrift for informationsbehandling BIT5, 1965, 211-213. pdf-file (506 K)

    Ditlevsen, O.:A Simple Chi-Square Test. Nordisk Matematisk Tidsskrift, Vol. 12, 1964.






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