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Nethercot ~and M. P. Byfield 2 Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK 2 British Steel plc, Swinden Technology Centre, Moorgate, Rotherham, $60 3AR, UK ABSTRACT The formal process used to select numerical values for partial safety, factors on resistance so as to ensure a suitable target level of reliability in structural design is reviewed. Particular attention is given to the approach used in calibrating the structural Eurocodes, specifically the method of Annex Z of EC3.

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