exceedance probability

exceedance probability

The probability of a storm occurring during any one year which equals or exceeds the rainfall rate used in the design of the storm-water drainage system.
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They need more types of information, not just the exceedance probability curves but more underwriting information so that insurers can properly track where they can write more, where they can write less.
The annual exceedance probability (AEP) for an event of 1 in 1,500 years represented 47% of the company's adjusted capital at year-end 2017.
As the storm evolves, more data become available and the forecast track uncertainty is reduced, both of which refine subsequent exceedance probability estimates.
Geological Survey (USGS) stream gauge, immediately upstream of our study sites, was between 0.005 and 0.002 annual exceedance probability (AEP), which corresponded to a flood recurrence interval of 200 and 500 yr, respectively (Wiley and Atkins, 2010).
This is usually given as a flood characteristic (peak flow, flood volume or time to peak) associated with a particular frequency, such as the annual exceedance probability (AEP).
(In this case the core damage due to liquefaction can also be avoided with high assurance.) The design basis earthquake is selected with [10.sup.-4]/a annual exceedance probability level.
Based on the estimated model evidence of each model, using SPM8, random effect Bayesian model selection then calculated the "exceedance probability." When comparing model families, all models within a family were averaged using Bayesian model averaging and the exceedance probabilities were calculated for each model family.
The key or greatest facilitator of informed business decisions is communicating data uncertainty as a frequency and impact distribution, overlaid with an exceedance probability (EP) curve at the desired confidence level.
In Table 3 the amounts of annual exceedance probability have been presented for 3-story structure.
To further understand the seismic vulnerability of each component, the median exceedance probability ground motion intensity index was used to describe the component vulnerability.
Analytical results are reported for the case whenever floods follow to a Gumbel or even Generalized Extreme Value distribution, and these results are contrasted along with those associated with previous research that searched for the estimation of exceedance probability associated with exceptionally large floods like the flood of record.