Does ANSYS have any references on how to interpret Design Xplorer Parameter Sensivities, Trade-Off Plots, Single Parameter Sensivities and Spider Charts?

Below is a list of references on probabilistic/reliability designs - from primer to advanced users.

Note: These references are not available from ANSYS.

List of References

Ang, A. H-S., and Tang, W.H., `Probability Concepts in Engineering Planning and Design,` Volume II: Decision, Risk, and Reliability, John Wiley, 1984.

Ayyub, B. M. (editor), `Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis in Civil Engineering,` CRC Press, 1997, 528 pp.

Ayyub, B. M., and McCuen, R. H., `Probability, Statistics, and Reliability for Engineers,` CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1997, 514 p.

Ayyub, B. M., and McCuen, R. H., `Solution Manual for Probability, Statistics, and Reliability for Engineers,` 1997.

Barlow, R.E., Fussell, J.B., and Singpurwalla, N.D., (editors), `Reliability and Fault Tree Analysis,` SIAM, 1975.

Barnes, J.W., `Statistical Analysis for Engineers and Scientists`, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1994. ISBN 0-07-839608-5.

Beasley, M., `Reliability for Engineers: An Introduction,` Macmillan, London, 1981.

Benjamin, J. R., and Cornell, C. A., `Probability, Statisticsand Decision for Civil Engineers,` Prentice Hall, New York, 1970.

Billinton, R., `Reliability Evaluation of Engineering Systems: Concepts and Techniques,` Plenum Press, New York, 1983 and 1992..

Calabro, S.R., `Reliability Principles and Practices,` McGraw Hill, New York, 1962.

Casciati, F., `Mathematical Models for Structural Reliability Analysis,` CRC Press, Boca Raton, July 1996, 384 p.

Catuneanu, V.M., `Reliability Fundamentals,` Elsevier, New York, 1989.

Chorafas, D.N., `Statistical Processes and Reliability Engineering,` Van Nostrand, Princeton, 1960.

Cox, S.J., `Reliability, Safety, and Risk Management: An Integrated Approach,` Butterworth-Heinemann, 1991.

Dai, S-H., `Reliability Analysis in Engineering Applications,` Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, June 1992, 448 p.

Ditlevson, O., `Structural Reliability Methods,` John Wiley & Sons, New York, June 1996.

Gumbel, E., `Statistics of Extremes`, Columbia University Press, New York, 1958.

Haldar, A. and Mahadevan, S., `Probability, Reliability, and Statistical Methods in Engineering Design,` John Wiley & Sons, New York 2000.

Haldar, A. and Mahadevan, S., `Reliability Assessment Using Stochastic Finite Element Analysis`, John Wiley & Sons, New York 2000.

Harr, M.E., `Reliability-Based Designin Civil Engineering,` McGraw-Hill, New York, 1987.

Hart, Gary C., `Uncertainty Analysis of Loads and Safety in Structural Engineering,` Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, March 1982, 240 p.

Henley, E.J., `Reliability Engineering and Risk Assessment,` Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, 1981.

Hoel, P.G., Sidney, C.P., and Stone, C.J., `Introduction to Probability Theory,` Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1971.

Kapur, K.C., `Reliability in Engineering Design,` John Wiley, New York, 1977.

Leemis, L.M., `Reliability: Probabilistic Models and Statistical Methods,` Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, 1995.

Leitch, R. D., `Reliability Analysis for Engineers, an Introduction,` Oxford University Press, New York, July 1995, 248 p.

Litle, W.A., `Reliability of Shell Buckling Predictions,` MIT Press, 1964.

Lloyd, M., Lipow, M., `Reliability, Management, Methods, and Mathematics,` 1982.

Lucia, A. C., `Advances in Structural Reliability,` Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, March 1987.

Lutes, L. D., Sarkani, S., `Stochastic Analysis of Structural and Mechanical Vibrations,` Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1997.

Madsen, H. O., `Methods of Structural Safety,` Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, October 1985, 336 p.

Madsen, H. O., Krenk, S., and Lind, N.C., `Methods of Structural Safety,` Prentice Hall, New York, 1986.

Marek, P., `Simulation-Based Reliability Assessment for Structural Engineers,` CRC Press, Boca Raton, October 1995, 372 p.

McCormick, N.J., `Reliability and Risk Analysis : Methods and Nuclear Power Applications,` Academic Press, New York, 1981.

Melchers, R. E., `Structural Reliability Analysis and Prediction,` Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1987.

Misra, K. B., `Reliability Analysis and Prediction, A Methodology Oriented Treatment,` Elsevier Science, New York, July 1992, 890 p.

Modarres, M., `What every engineer should know about Reliability and Risk Analysis,` M. Dekker, New York, 1993.

Nowak, A.S., (editor), `Modeling Human Error in Structural Design and Construction,` ASCE, 1986.

Nowak, A.S., and Collins, K.R., `Reliability of Structures`, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2000.

Papoulis, A., `Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes,` McGraw-Hill, New York, 1965.

Pugsley, A.G., `The Safety of Structures,` E. Arnold Publ. Ltd., London, 1966.

Rackwitz, R., `Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems,` Chapman and Hall, New York, June 1995, 324 p.

Rao, S.S., `Reliability-Based Design,` McGraw-Hill, New York, 1992.

Rubinstein, R.Y., `Simulation and the Monte Carlo Method,` John Wiley, New York, 1981.

Schlaifer, R., `Analysis of Decisions Under Uncertainty,` McGraw-Hill, New York, 1969.

Schneider, J., `Introduction to Safety and Reliability of Structures,` International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering Document #5.

Shooman, M.L., `Probabilistic Reliability: An Engineering Approach,` McGraw-Hill, New York, 1968.

Sinha, S.K., `Reliability and Life Testing,` New York, Wiley, 1986.

Smith, D.J., `Reliability, Maintainability, and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers,` 4th edition, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, 1993.

Spencer, B.F., `Reliability of Randomly Excited Hysteretic Structures,` Springer-Verlag, New York, 1986.

Thoft-Christensen, P., `Application of Structural Systems Reliability Theory,` Springer-Verlag, New York, June 1986, 350 p.

Thoft-Christensen, P., `Reliability & Optimization of Structural Systems,` Springer-Verlag, New York, D

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