Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension

1st Edition

Airong Chen, Dan M. Frangopol, Xin Ruan

CRC Press
Published May 27, 2014
Reference - 648 Pages
ISBN 9781138001039 - CAT# K21774
Series: Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management

USD$319.95

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Summary

Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension contains the lectures and papers presented at IABMAS 2014, the Seventh International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2014), held in Shanghai, China, July 7-11, 2014. This set consists of a book of abstracts and a DVD containing the full papers of 396 contributions presented at IABMAS 2014, including the T.Y. Lin Lecture, nine Keynote Lectures, and 386 technical papers from about 40 countries.

All major aspects of bridge maintenance, safety, management and life extension are addressed including advanced materials, aging of bridges, assessment and evaluation, bridge codes, bridge diagnostics, bridge management systems, damage identification, design for durability, deterioration modeling, earthquake and accidental loadings, fatigue, field testing, health monitoring, load models, life-cycle assessment, maintenance strategies, non-destructive testing, prediction of future traffic demands, repair and replacement, residual service life, safety and serviceability, service life prediction, and sustainable bridges, among others.

This set provides an up-to-date overview of the field of bridge engineering, as well as the recent significant contributions to the process of making rational decisions in bridge maintenance, safety, management, sustainability, monitoring, long life strategy and resources optimization deployment for the purpose of enhancing the welfare of society. It will serve as a valuable reference to all concerned with bridge structure and infrastructure systems, including students, researchers, engineers, consultants and contractors from all areas of bridge engineering.

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