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Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience and Sustainability
Proceedings of the Sixth International IABMAS Conference, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy, 8-12 July 2012

ISBN 9780415621243
Published June 21, 2012 by CRC Press
792 Pages

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Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience and Sustainability contains the lectures and papers presented at The Sixth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2012), held in Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy, 8-12 July, 2012. This volume consists of a book of extended abstracts (800 pp) and a DVD (4057 pp) containing the full papers of 555 contributions presented at IABMAS 2012, including the T.Y. Lin Lecture, nine Keynote Lectures, and 545 technical papers from 40 countries.

The contributions deal with the state-of-the-art as well as emerging concepts and innovative applications related to all main aspects of bridge maintenance, safety, management, resilience and sustainability. Major topics covered include: advanced materials, ageing of bridges, assessment and evaluation, bridge codes, bridge diagnostics, bridge management systems, composites, damage identification, design for durability, deterioration modeling, earthquake and accidental loadings, emerging technologies, fatigue, field testing, financial planning, health monitoring, high performance materials, inspection, life-cycle performance and cost, load models, maintenance strategies, non-destructive testing, optimization strategies, prediction of future traffic demands, rehabilitation, reliability and risk management, repair, replacement, residual service life, resilience, robustness, safety and serviceability, service life prediction, strengthening, structural integrity, and sustainability.

This volume provides both an up-to-date overview of the field of bridge engineering as well as significant contributions to the process of making more rational decisions concerning bridge maintenance, safety, serviceability, resilience, sustainability, monitoring, risk-based management, and life-cycle performance using traditional and emerging technologies for the purpose of enhancing the welfare of society. It will serve as a valuable reference to all involved with bridge structure and infrastructure systems, including students, researchers and engineers from all areas of bridge engineering.

Table of Contents

Conference organization

Precast segmental bridge construction in seismic zones
F. Seible

Renewal and rehabilitation of the Brazilian railway bridge infrastructure
T.N. Bittencourt, R.M. Teixeira &A.B. Colombo

Operational deformations in long span bridges
J.M.W. Brownjohn, K.-Y. Koo, A. Scullion & D. List

Wind tunnel: A fundamental tool for long span bridges design
G. Diana

Pathology, appraisal, repair and management of old prestressed beam and slab bridges
B.F. Godart

Assessment and retrofitting of existing bridges
C. Modena, C. Pellegrino, G. Tecchio, F. da Porto, R. Morbin & M. Grendene

Innovative steel bridge girders with tubular flanges
R. Sause

Remote monitoring: Concept and pilot study
M. Shinozuka, M. Torbol & K.G. Papakonstantinou

The art of arches
M.-C. Tang

System design and implementation of structural health monitoring and maintenance management system for marine viaduct bridges 69


Field tests for bridge assessment
Organizers: A. Miyamoto & I. Hakola

Bridge testing, monitoring and condition assessment in Finland
I. Hakola, P. Hradil & M. Halonen

Field tests for remaining life and load carrying capacity assessment of concrete bridges
A. Miyamoto

Development of a damage detection system for expansion joints of highway bridges applying acoustic method
Y. Nishikawa, K. Taniguchi, L.H. Ichinose, S. Tsukamoto &T. Yamagami

Smart system of bridge strain monitoring during construction and service
P. Olaszek

Investigation of displacements of road bridges under test loads using radar interferometry – Case study
T. Owerko, L. Ortyl, R. Kocierz, P. Kuras & M. Salamak

Rehabilitation prioritization for Canadian Alaska Highway structures
P. Phillips & R. El-Hacha

Bridge condition assessment for short and medium span bridges by vibration responses of city bus
A. Yabe &A. Miyamoto

Rule-type knowledge discovery from field inspection data for highway bridges based on advanced data mining technique
H. Yagi, A. Miyamoto & N. Tsukamoto

Application of electromagnetic testing to orthotropic steel deck
T. Yamada, A. Shiraishi, M. Okuno, H. Sugiyama, N. Kanjo, S. Tsukamoto &T. Yamagami

SmartEN ITN – Smart management for sustainable built environment including bridges and structural systems
Organizers: T. Onofriou & R. Helmerich

Power-efficient wireless sensor reachback for SHM
D. Ampeliotis, N. Bogdanovi´c, K. Berberidis, F. Casciati & R. Al-Saleh

Structural diagnostic via compressive sensing
F. Casciati, L. Faravelli, R. Al-Saleh & K. Hinc

Towards a SHM-based methodology for updating fatigue reliability of orthotropic steel decks
I.F. Alcover, J.E. Andersen, M.K. Chryssanthopoulos & M.I. Rafiq

Low cost wireless sensor networks for continuous bridge monitoring
B. Han, A. Kalis, P. Tragas, R.H. Nielsen & R. Prasad

Knowledge representation system about existing bridges
R. Helmerich

NDT-based monitoring of accelerated steel corrosion in concrete
S.-X. Hong,W.L. Lai, R. Helmerich & B. Milmann

Bi-objective layout optimization of a wireless sensor network for footbridge monitoring
K. Jalsan, K. Flouri & G. Feltrin

Wisespot, a novel approach for wireless localization of damages in bridges
A. Kounoudes, M. Milis, T. Onoufriou, R.A. Votsis, A. Kalis, P. Tragas &A.G. Constantinides

Physical characterization of reinforcing bar corrosion in concrete
L. Llano, M.I. Rafiq & M.K. Chryssanthopoulos

Physical layer network coding for bridge wireless monitoring
A.M. Mejri, G.R. Rekaya & J.-C.B. Belfiore

SmartEN – Smart management for sustainable built environment including bridges, structures and infrastructure systems
T. Onoufriou, M.A. Kyriakides, K. Berberidis, M.K. Chryssanthopoulos &A. Kalis

Performance indicators based on structural health monitoring for management of bridges
A. Orcesi & D.M. Frangopol

Monitoring of bridge using a wireless sensor network based on network coding
J. Skulic & K.K. Leung

Optimization of wireless sensor locations for SHM based on application demands and networking limitations
R.N. Soman, T. Onoufriou, R.A. Votsis, C.Z. Chrysostomou & M.A. Kyriakides

Research and applications in bridge health monitoring
Organizers: F.N. Catbas, J.R. Casas, H. Furuta & D.M. Frangopol

Experimental load rating of a steel girder bridge using structural health monitoring and modeling
E.S. Bell, P.J. Lefebvre, M. Sanayei, J.D. Sipple, M. Iplikcioglu & B.R. Brenner

Bridge condition assessment using digital image correlation and structural modeling
E.S. Bell, J.T. Peddle &A. Goudreau

Implementation of Robust Regression Algorithm (RRA) to detect structural change using Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) data
F.N. Catbas, M. Malekzadeh & I.-B. Kwon

Indirect structural health monitoring in bridges: Scale experiments
F. Cerda, J. Garrett, J. Bielak, J. Barrera, Z. Zhuang, S. Chen, M. McCann, J. Kova?cevi´c & P. Rizzo

Bridge pier scouring: A new approach for monitoring. A case in northern Italy
A. Cigada, S. Manzoni, F. Ballio, G. Crotti, G. Rossi & C. Someda

On the static monitoring of bridges and bridge-like structures
A.E. Del Grosso

Reliability prediction based on family of models
H.B. Gokce, F.N. Catbas & D.M. Frangopol

Automation of concrete bridge deck condition assessment and rehabilitation
N. Gucunski, J. Yi & F.L. Moon

A bridge damage detection approach using vehicle-bridge interaction analysis and Neural Network technique
H. Hattori, X. He, F.N. Catbas, H. Furuta & M. Kawatani

Structural health monitoring and damage detection using AdaBoost technique
H. Hattori, M. Gul, F.N. Catbas & H. Furuta

Development of a bridge damage detection approach using vehicle-bridge interaction analysis and soft computing methods
X. He, F.N. Catbas, H. Hattori, H. Furuta, M. Kawatani, T. Hayashikawa &T. Matsumoto

Distributed sensing for damage localization
D. Inaudi, R. Belli & D. Posenato

A novel image-based approach for structural displacement measurement
Y.F. Ji & Q.W. Zhang

Testing and long term monitoring of a pre-cast pre-stressed concrete girder bridge
N.R. Johnson, S.M. Petroff, M.W. Halling & P.J. Barr

Structural diagnosis of bridges using traffic-induced vibration measurements
C.W. Kim, R. Isemoto, K. Sugiura & M. Kawatani

Modal parameters identification under multi-operational grades and its application to a cable-stayed bridge
Y. Liu & H. Li

Theoretical testing of an empirical mode decomposition damage detection approach using a spatial vehicle-bridge interaction model
J. Meredith &A. González

Investigation of structural health of timber piles supporting aged bridge
T. Nishikawa, Y. Komatsu, S. Yumoto, T. Yamaguchi, T. Mino &T. Matsumoto

Baseline-less structural health monitoring system based on recurrence quantification analysis
Y. Nomura, T. Kusaka, D. Morimoto & H. Furuta

One year monitoring of bridge eigenfrequency and vehicle weight for SHM
Y. Oshima, S. Heng & H. Kawano

Monitoring applications providing long-term benefits to owners
T. Spuler, G. Moor & R. Berger

First year data mining for vibration based condition monitoring of a cable stayed bridge
Z. Sun &T. Yan

Update on AAR bridge testing and monitoring
R.A.P. Sweeney & D. Otter

Ankara-Istanbul Railway High Speed Train Project, construction of viaduct V4 of 2400 meters
S. Uluöz, S. Düzbasan, M. Camcio?glu & E. Yakit

Application of OBR fiber optic technology in the structural health monitoring of the Can Fatjó Viaduct (Cerdanyola del Vallés – Spain)
V. Villalba, S. Villalba & J.R. Casas

A comparison of different dynamic characterization methods for a truss bridge
T.R.Wank, E.V. Fernstrom & K.A. Grimmelsman

Risk based bridge management
Organizer: L. Klatter

Risk Based Inspection (RBI) at Rijkswaterstaat
J. Bakker & L. Klatter

Application of bridge management system to determine preservation and improvement budgets, meet condition targets, and manage risk for the City of Hamilton
A. Dalziel, R.M. Ellis, G. Moore & R. Andoga

Inspection method related to structural safety of RC structures
A. de Boer & N. Booij

SmartBMS – improving bridge inspection accuracy and efficiency using a bridge management system in a smartphone
R.M. Ellis, C. McElhinney & K. Hong

Incorporating risk and criticality in bridge management decision making and project prioritization
R.M. Ellis & K. Hong

Development, implementation and application of bridge management in Prince Edward Island
D.J. Evans & R.M. Ellis

First results of the German BMS – Influence of data availability and quality
R. Holst

Updating bridge management system in Korea considering recent subjects in bridge management
J.H. Kim, H.-M. Park, J.S. Kong & K.-H. Park

The use of MINLP to determine optimal preservation strategies for road links composed of pavement sections and bridges
N. Lethanh & B.T. Adey

Bridge risk management: Back to basics
P.S. McCarten

Consistency of bridge deterioration rates across agencies
P.D. Thompson

Risk based bridge planning in Minnesota
P.D. Thompson, H. Rogers & D. Thomas

Railway bridge risk assessment in Finland

Reliability analysis of bridge structures
Organizers: F. Schoefs & F. Lanata

Updating the reliability of existing PC bridge girders by incorporating spatial variations
M. Akiyama, D.M. Frangopol & I. Yoshida

Estimating the remaining service life of a historical railway bridge
P. Basso, S. Casciati & L. Faravelli

Segmentation and condition rating of concrete bridge decks using NDE for more objective inspection and rehabilitation planning
N. Gucunski, A. Maher, H. Ghasemi & F.S. Ibrahim

Effect of ASR on steel-concrete bond behavior in the lap-splice region of bridge columns
Q. Huang, P. Gardoni, A. Pagnotta & D. Trejo

A probabilistic approach for the quantification of structural robustness
N. Kagho, A. Orcesi & C. Cremona

Reliability analysis of highway bridge structures considering ultimate load effects
L.A. McCarthy & C.C. Caprani

Reliability-based analysis of the progressive collapse of bridges
F. Miao & M. Ghosn

Reliability assessment of concrete bridges
D. Novák, B. Teplý, R. Pukl &A. Strauss

Probabilistic load-modelling and reliability-based load-rating for existing bridges
S.G. Reid & N. Yaiaroon

Reliability of bridge deck subject to random vehicular and seismic loads through subset simulation
D. Sen, B. Bhattacharya & C.S. Manohar

Extreme value distribution model of vehicle loads incorporating de-correlated tail fitting and stationary gamma process
L. Shunlong, L. Hui, Z. Fujian, G. Yiming & Z. Guo

Probabilistic performance assessment of concrete structures subjected to corrosion process
A. Strauss, R.Wendner, K. Bergmeister, B. Teplý & D. Novák

Detailed comparison between ASR/LFR and LRFR for reinforced concrete highway bridges
H. Toutanji, D.Wang & R. Vuddandam

Structural reliability analysis of deteriorating RC bridges considering spatial variability
T.V. Tran, E. Bastidas-Arteaga, F. Schoefs, S. Bonnet, A.J. O’Connor & F. Lanata

Probabilistic seismic response of a bridge-soil-foundation system under the combined effect of vertical and horizontal ground motions
Z.Wang, J.E. Padgett & L. Dueñas-Osorio

Reliable damage detection and localization using direct strain sensing
Y. Yao & B. Glisic

Bayesian networks for post-earthquake assessment of bridges
Y.C. Yue, M. Pozzi, D. Zonta & R. Zandonini

Smart SHM and application to bridge condition assessment and maintenance
Organizers: Y. Zhang, H. Sohn, C.Wang & D. Zonta

Remote guided wave imaging using wireless PZT excitation and laser vibrometer scanning for local bridge monitoring
Y.K. An, H.M. Song, H.J. Park, H. Sohn & C.-B. Yun

Damage detection for local components of long suspension bridges using influence lines
Z.W. Chen, S. Zhu, Y.L. Xu & Q. Li

Filtering environmental load effects to enhance novelty detection on cable-supported bridge performance
E.J. Cross, K.Worden, K.-Y. Koo & J.M.W. Brownjohn

System identification using wirelessly acquired vehicle-bridge interaction data from a highway bridge excited by a moving vehicle
J. Kim & J.P. Lynch

Sensor driven prognosis scheme based on moment estimator
Z. Li &Y. Zhang

Develop on-line parameter estimation methods for bridges under changing environment
C.-H. Loh, M.-C. Chen, S.-H. Chao & C.-H. Li

Long-term monitoring of composite girders using optical fiber sensor
Y. Oshima & M. Kado

Assessing the value of alternative bridge health monitoring systems
M. Pozzi &A. Der Kiureghian

Streicker Bridge: A two-year monitoring overview
D.H. Sigurdardottir, J.P.S. Afonso, D.L.K. Hubbell & B. Glisic

Damage detection on a full-scale highway sign structure with a distributed wireless sensor network
Z. Sun, S. Krishnan, S.J. Dyke, G. Hackmann, C. Lu, G. Yan &A. Irfanoglu

Decentralized damage diagnosis for beam-like truss structure considering modeling error
Z. Sun & B. Zhou

Fatigue safety assessment of existing railway steel bridges based on in-situ monitoring data
C.Wang, S. Yan & L. Hao

Fatigue cracking monitoring and evaluation using smart sensors for steel bridge decks
C.Wang, L. Tian, B. Fu &Y. Zhang

Wireless crack sensing using an RFID-based folded patch antenna
X. Yi, Y.Wang, R.T. Leon, J. Cooper & M.M. Tentzeris

Steel bridge fatigue crack monitoring with broadband thin-film acoustic emission sensor
C. Zhou &Y. Zhang

Piezoelectric-based crack detection techniques of concrete structures: Experimental study
J.S. Zhu, C.E. Gao & L.K. He

Structural health monitoring-based finite element model of Stonecutters Bridge
S. Zhu, Y.L. Xu, Y. Zhen, Z.W. Chen, K.Y.Wong & S.L. Li

Combination of sensing techniques to estimate tension and elongation in bridge cable-stays
D. Zonta, P. Esposito, M. Pozzi, R. Zandonini, M.Wang, Y. Zhao, D. Inaudi & D. Posenato

Monitoring and assessment of bridges using novel techniques
Organizers: A. Strauss & D.M. Frangopol

Experimental study on bridge scour monitoring system
C.C. Chen, S.C.Wong, K.-C. Chang & C.Y. Lin

Subsequent anchorage of transverse prestressing cables in bridge decks
Ch. Fust, P. Mark & M.Wolff

Bridge management system: Challenges of adopting a bridge management system appropriate to the needs of a local authority. Example from the United Kingdom
B. Kamya

Optimized monitoring concepts for arch bridges
A. Krawtschuk, A. Strauss, K. Bergmeister & R.Wendner

Advantages of radar interferometry for assessment of dynamic deformation of bridge
P. Kuras, T. Owerko, L. Ortyl, R. Kocierz, O. Sukta & S. Pradelok

Combined use of ground penetrating radar and laser scanner for bridge health assessment
M. Marelli, G. Lommori & S. Oppioni

Modeling and structural health monitoring of a geriatric signature movable bridge
E. Minaie, F.L. Moon &A.E. Aktan

Advanced methods for estimating the natural frequency and the damping from monitoring data of structures
M. Österreicher, A. Strauss & K. Bergmeister

Stress measurement and material defect detection in steel strands by magneto elastic effect.
Comparison with other non-destructive measurement techniques
A.M. Sarmento, A. Lage, E. Caetano & J. Figueiras

Monitoring based assessment of a jointless bridge
A. Strauss, A. Krawtschuk, R.Wendner, D.M. Frangopol & K. Bergmeister

Linearity assumptions in design: Soil-structure interaction
R.Wendner, A. Strauss &T. Zimmermann

Long-time health monitoring system of an in-service concrete cable-stayed bridge
Y. Zeng, H. Tan, X. Zhang, X. Jiang & X. Shen

Extreme value statistics for the life-cycle assessment of masonry arch bridges
T. Zimmermann, A. Krawtschuk, A. Strauss & R.Wendner

Life-cycle design and assessment of bridges exposed to corrosion and other hazards
Organizers: F. Biondini, D.M. Frangopol, J. Padgett & A. Palermo

Damage modeling and nonlinear analysis of concrete bridges under corrosion
F. Biondini & M. Vergani

Life-cycle analysis of bridges considering historic seismic damage and aging
J. Ghosh, J.E. Padgett & M. Sánchez-Silva

The damage characteristic and repair of the concrete-bridges under severe environment
S. Kiso, T. Tajiri, H. Miyauchi &A. Takeuchi

Effect of varying surface ageing on frost-salt scaling
H. Kuosa, M. Leivo, E. Holt & R.M. Ferreira

Impact of corrosion on the seismic vulnerability of multi-span integral concrete bridges
M. Ní Choine, A.J. O’Connor & J.E. Padgett

Probabilistic estimation of the initial time of corrosion of reinforced concrete components situated in a marine environment
R.A. Oliveira &T.N. Bittencourt

Life-cycle seismic evaluation of existing reinforced concrete bridges considering corrosion of steel reinforcement
Y.-C. Ou, A.B. Delima & L. Cute

Life cycle assessment of existing steel bridges considering corrosion and fatigue coupled problems
A. Pipinato, C. Pellegrino & C. Modena

Structural modeling of corroded reinforced concrete bridge columns
A.S. Rao, M.D. Lepech &A.S. Kiremidjian

Maintenance optimization of suspender ropes of suspension bridges
K. Sakai, S. Kusuhara, A. Moriyama & K. Ogihara

Multi-objective cost analysis for bridges considering disasters, bridge form and driving comfort
Y.Q.Wang, A. Chen, X. Ruan &Y. Li

Effect of corrosion of reinforcement on the coupled shear and bending behaviour of reinforced concrete beam
W.J. Zhu, R. François & D. Coronelli

Brick and stone masonry bridge safety and durability
Organizers: A. Benedetti & L. Jurina

Patch loading of longitudinally stiffened webs
A. Benedetti & F. Dall’Aglio

Masonry bridges: Static and dynamic response through reduced scale models
A. Brencich
Strengthening effectiveness of ancient masonry bridges
N. Gattesco, R. Franceschinis, V. Kristek, A. Kravtsov & J. R?ímal

Strengthening of arch masonry bridges with “RAM” – Reinforced Arch Method
L. Jurina

Remedial works and repairs of Prague’s historical Charles Bridge
V. Kr?ížek, V. Kristek & J. R?ímal

Structural assessment of the railway masonry arch bridge crossing the Reno river in Bologna
C. Mazzotti, S. de Miranda, G. Castellazzi & F. Carrea

Investigation and upgrading of a historical multispan arch masonry bridge
An. Paeglitis & Ai. Paeglitis

Static and seismic retrofit of masonry arch bridges: Case studies
G. Tecchio, F. da Porto, P. Zampieri, C. Modena & C. Bettio

Lifetime design, assessment, and maintenance of super long-span bridges
Organizers: H.-M. Koh, S. Shin, H.-K. Kim & N.-S. Kim

Modeling of truck traffic for long span bridges
E.-S. Hwang, K.-T. Lee & D.-Y. Kim

Analytical prediction of lateral-torsional buckling of long-span suspension bridge
H. Katsuchi, H. Yamada & K. Hasegawa

Application of vision-based monitoring system to stay cables
S.W. Kim, N.S. Kim &Y.-M. Kim

Wireless impedance sensor node for structural health monitoring of cable-anchorage subsystem
J.-T. Kim, K.-D. Nguyen & P.-Y. Lee

Field loading test for evaluation of load bearing capacity of a cable-stayed bridge
Y.-M. Kim, S.-H. Shin, J. Lee & J.-H. Jang

A vision-based damage detection of cable exterior in cable-stayed bridges
J.-J. Lee, K.-D. Kim & H.-N. Ho

Long-term monitoring for dynamic properties on a suspension bridge under wind-induced vibration
D.U. Park, N.S. Kim, J.H. Cheung & H.-K. Kim

Real-time steel cable NDE for corrosion defects using E/M sensors installed in a cable climbing robot
S. Park, J.-W. Kim, M.-J. Nam, J.-J. Lee & H.-N. Ho

Buffeting responses of a cable-stayed bridge during the typhoon Kompasu
J. Park, H.-K. Kim, H.S. Lee, H.-M. Koh & S. Cho

Electromechanical impedance-based health diagnosis for tendon and anchorage zone
H. Shim, J. Min & C.-B. Yun

Vibration-based BHMS for long-span bridges considering environmental actions
S. Shin, H. Kim, Y. Kim & J.C. Park

Fatigue analysis of steel box stiffening girders for large-span suspension bridge in its lifetime
Y. Zeng, H. Tan, X. Li, Z. Xiang & F. Yu

Strengthening of existing bridges with FRP composites
Organizer: C. Pellegrino

Bond of FRP strengthening systems for concrete structures: A round Robin test
M. Guadagnini, A. Serbescu, A. Palmieri, S. Matthys, A. Bilotta, E. Nigro, C. Mazzotti, G. Sas, B. Taljsten, F. Ceroni, C. Czaderski, S. Olia, Z. Szabo, G. Balazs, J. Barros, I. Costa &V. Tamuzs

Behaviour of FRP confined concrete cylinders under different temperature exposure
M.N.S. Hadi & B.A. Louk Fanggi

Bond behavior and failure mechanisms of EBR made of UHM carbon fibers
F. Jesse,W. Stremmel & M. Curbach

Strengthening of multi-storey parking by bridge engineering means
G. Lagoda, M. Lagoda & J. Ciesla

Comparative behaviour of FRP confined square concrete columns under eccentric loading
X. Lei, T.M. Pham & M.N.S. Hadi

Influence of the axial stiffness of the reinforcement on the FRP-concrete interface’s fracture energy
C. Mazzotti

Finite element modelling of beams strengthened with FRP sheets during short and long-term loads
G. Mazzucco, V.A. Salomoni, C. Majorana & C. Pellegrino

Effect of FRP retrofit interventions on seismic vulnerability of existing bridges
R. Morbin, E. Casadei, C. Pellegrino & C. Modena

Ultimate limit state of MF-FRP beams
F. Nardone, G.P. Lignola, A. Prota, G. Manfredi &A. Nanni

Strength and behavior of anchoring devices of CFRP rods for steel girder strengthening
K. Nozaka, A. Tsukiyama, M. Matsumura, N. Ochi, T. Ishikawa & N. Hisabe

Strengthening of bridges with pretensioned FRP laminates: Experimental investigation and a case study
C. Pellegrino & G. Giacomin

Open issues in design procedures for FRP strengthening of reinforced concrete bridges
C. Pellegrino

A new composite section for strengthening orthotropic steel decks
R. Sarkhosh, A. Romeijn, C.Q. Klap & R. Sterkman

Prediction of the interfacial shear stress with critical stress state criterion for externally bonded FRP-to-concrete substrate
H. Toutanji, S. Ueno & R. Vuddandam

Steel bridge rehabilitation
Organizer: M. Sakano

Bearing replacement and strengthening of Forth Road Bridge approach viaducts, UK
B. Colford, M. Chiarello, C. Hendy & J. Sandberg

Study on performance evaluation and maintenance management system of weathering steel bridge
J. He, Y.Q. Liu, A. Chen &T. Yoda

Development of fatigue test method and improvement of fatigue life by new functional steel plates for welding of trough rib and deck plate of orthotropic decks
N. Konda, K. Arimochi, M. Nishio, M. Ichimiya, T. Kasugai & S. Kiyokawai

The analysis on the characteristic of fatigue crack in railway plate girder bridge and its retrofit method
S.J. Lee, K.S. Kyung, H.H. Lee & J.C. Jeon

Fatigue crack repair using drilled holes and externally bonded CFRP strips
F. Lin, J.G. Sun, H. Nakamura & K. Maeda

Performance and durability verification tests on rationalized joint of precast steel-concrete composite deck for replacement of deteriorated highway bridge slab
H. Mizuno, H. Kaido, S. Matsui &T. Sugiyama

Steel plate pre-stressing reinforcement for coped steel girder ends
Y. Nagao, K. Matsumoto, H. Namiki & M. Sakano

Experimental study on high strength one-side bolted joints
K. Nakajima, H. Suzuki, Y. Kawabe & K. Fujii

Rehabilitation of steel expressway bridge with repeatedly developed fatigue cracks
H. Nakata, Y. Takamura, K. Tokumasu, M. Kawamura, Y. Adachi & M. Sakano

Health monitoring via horizontal displacement at the end of steel bridge girders
H. Namiki, T. Kamizono, Y. Otsuka & S. Takahashi

Analysis on deck replacement plans of tied arch bridge with composite girder
S. Qing-Tian, Z. Ming-gen,W. Chong & D. Bing

Investigation of the fracture surface of a cast iron finger joint
K. Sakiya, Y. Takamura, T. Yamagami & M. Yamanishi

Rapid emergency replacement of fire-damaged composite bridges using precast decks
C.S. Shim, C.H. Chung, I.K. Kim &Y.J. Kim

Executive extremely urgent project for the rehabilitation of vehicular and pedestrian traffic of the bridge over Corace river in Gimigliano municipality
E. Siviero &A. Stocco

Study of the hybrid structures changed from the steel bridges for railroad which considered construction
N. Taniguchi, M. Hansaka, N. Koide, K. Ohgaki, F. Ohkubo, S. Satake &Y. Sugino

Repair of fatigue cracks on steel plate deck in highway bridges with heavy traffic
K. Tokumasu, M. Kawamura &T. Nishioka

Development of the hot-spot stress sensor and application to orthotropic steel deck
T. Uesugi, S.Fujita, S. Tsukamoto, T. Yamagami & M. Sakano

Princess Margaret Bridge rehabilitation
A.R. Zaki &A.F.M. Girgis


Gusset plates in steel truss bridges:Testing, analysis and monitoring
Organizer: D. Duthinh

Structural health monitoring of a steel railway bridge on the river Suaçuí
W.S. Assis, L.M. Trautwein, T.N. Bittencourt &A.P.C. Neto

Simplified gusset plate model for failure prediction of truss bridges
C. Crosti & D. Duthinh

Full scale fatigue testing of original truss members and connections
R. Helmerich

Inspection strategies to prevent fatigue failure of gusset plates in steel truss bridges
J. Herter

Quantitative evaluation of digital image correlation as applied to large-scale gusset plate experiments
M.A. Iadicola, R.S. Zobel & J.M. Ocel

TEAM:A Marie Curie training network on bridge management
Organizer: C. McNally

Evaluation of time-dependent chloride parameters for assessing reinforced concrete bridges
A. Attari, C. McNally & M.G. Richardson

Prediction of moment redistribution and influence of rotation capacity in reinforced concrete beams
N. Bagge, C. Pedersen &A.J. O’Connor

Load effect of multi-lane traffic simulations on long-span bridges
C.C. Caprani, A. Lipari & E.J. OBrien

Comparison of electromagnetic non-destructive evaluation techniques for the monitoring of chloride ingress in cover concrete
R. du Plooy, S. Palma Lopes, G. Villain, X. Dérobert, B. Thauvin & C. Lestréhan

TEAM – a Marie Curie approach to bridge management
C. McNally

Estimation of lifetime maximum distributions of bridge traffic load effects
E.J. OBrien, D. Hajializadeh, E. Sheils & B. Enright

Fatigue assessment of bridges using realistic train models
A. Ottosson, C. Pedersen & A.J. O’Connor

A monitoring system for determination of real deck slab behaviour in prestressed box girder bridges
M.A. Treacy & E. Brühwiler

Extrapolation of traffic data for development of traffic load models: Assessment of methods used during background works of the Eurocode
X.Y. Zhou, F. Schmidt & B. Jacob

Energy harvesting in bridges and transportation infrastructure networks
Organizer: K. Gkoumas

Vibration energy harvesting devices based on magnetostrictive materials
D. Davino, C. Visone &A. Giustiniani

Nonlinear vibration harvesting for extended structures monitoring
L. Gammaitoni, H. Vocca, I. Neri, F. Orfei & F. Travasso

Energy harvesting in bridges and transportation infrastructure networks: State of art, recent trends and future developments
K. Gkoumas

Adaptive MR damper based control system
X.C. Guan, Y.H. Huang, H. Li & J.P. Ou

A self-powered vibration monitoring and control system for stay cables: Numerical study
S. Zhu,W.A. Shen & J. Li

Vulnerability of bridges to fire and explosion
Organizer: L. Giuliani

Consequence-based robustness assessment of bridge structures
F. Brando, L. Cao, P. Olmati & K. Gkoumas

Evaluation of structural risk for bridges under fire
F. Gentili & F. Petrini

Vulnerability of bridges to fire
L. Giuliani, C. Crosti & F. Gentili

Evacuation of mixed populations from trains on bridges
C. Kindler, J.G. Sørensen &A.S. Dederichs

Adapting OpenSees to simulate bridge structures in fire
A. Usmani, Y. Jiang, J. Jiang, L. Jiang & S.Welch

Advances on structural robustness and redundancy of bridges
Organizers: F. Biondini & D.M. Frangopol

Evaluation of bridge redundancy under lateral loads
G. Anitori, J.R. Casas & M. Ghosn

Enhancement of bridge redundancy to lateral loads by FRP strengthening
G. Anitori, J.R. Casas, M. Ghosn & S. Jurado

Lifetime structural robustness of concrete bridge piers under corrosion
F. Biondini & D.M. Frangopol

Robustness assessment of a corroded RC bridge deck
E.S. Cavaco, L.A.C. Neves & J.R. Casas

Robustness assessment of suspension bridges
M. Haberland, S. Haß & U. Starossek

Light rail bridges in Chongqing, China
Organizer: M.-C. Tang

Design of CaiJia rail bridge over JiaLing river in CongQing
B. Liu, Y. Qi & L. Lin

Design of the Chongqing CaiyuanbaYangtze River Bridge for dual highway and rail traffic
A.-S. Liu & Z.-G. Jing

Wind-resistant study on Chongqing ChaotianmenYangtze Bridge – The longest arch bridge in the world
C.Wang, Z. Li & P. Deng

Development of rail transit in mountainous city of Chonqing, China
J.-H. Zhong

Advances in nondestructive evaluation and monitoring of concrete bridge decks
Organizer: N. Gucunski

Verification of advanced electromagnetic measurement techniques for corrosion and fracture detection of bridge tendons
A. Holst, H. Budelmann & H.-J.Wichmann

Damage assessment of reinforced concrete decks due to chloride-induced corrosion of reinforcing bars and fatigue
Y. Ishikawa, M. Aoyama, Y. Adachi & M. Nagai

Characterization and detection of bridge deck deterioration
K.R. Maser, A.J. Carmichael, N.M. Martino & R. Birken

Non-destructive highway inspection methods using high definition video and infrared technology
M. Matsumoto, M. Sugimoto, K. Hashimoto & K. Mitani

Rapid seismic scanning for bridge deck NDE
J.S. Popovics, T. Oh & R.W. Arndt

Acoustic testing of concrete bridge decks for detection of delamination
P. Shokouhi

Bridges for high-speed railways
Organizer: R. Calçada

Analysis of lateral dynamics of railway vehicles on viaducts with coupled models
J.M. Goicolea, P. Antolín & J. Oliva

Dynamic interaction between rails and structure in a composite bridge of 120m length
C. Jurado

Investigation of major dynamic responses in the high-speed railway bridges for KTX
B.S. Kim,W.J. Chin, E.S. Choi & J.W. Kwark

The vertical acceleration on a bridge deck for riding stability of high-speed train
J.W. Kwark, H.J. Yoon,W.J. Chin & B.S. Kim

Train-bridge interaction effects on the dynamic response of a small span high-speed railway bridge
J. Rocha, A.A. Henriques & R. Calçada

Fatigue analysis of precast girder webs in railway bridge deck
C. Sousa, J. Rocha, R. Calçada &A.S. Neves

Bridge/train interaction analysis of a suspension bridge subjected to seismic loads
K. Sungil & K. Jongwon

Inspection and evaluation of steel bridges from a high-speed railway network
Ph. Van Bogaert

Artificial intelligence methods in bridge analysis and design
Organizers: E. Garavaglia & L. Sgambi

Prestress optimization of hybrid tensile structures
A. Albertin, P.G. Malerba, N. Pollini & M. Quagliaroli

An expert system for bridge inspection
S. Becker & N. Gebbeken

Selective maintenance strategies applied to a bridge deteriorating steel truss
E. Garavaglia, L. Sgambi & N. Basso

Time dependent behaviour of an elementary bridge model in presence of uncertainties
P.G. Malerba, M. Quagliaroli, L. Sgambi & P. Baraldi

Sustainability assessment of bridges
Organizer: U. Kuhlmann

Life Cycle Assessment for representative steel and composite bridges
T. Beck, M. Fischer & M. Pfaffinger

Life cycle analysis of highway composite bridges
H. Gervásio, L. Simões da Silva, V. Perdigão, P. Barros, A. Orcesi & K. Nielsen

Quantification of sustainability principles in bridge projects
C. Hendy & R. Petty

The proposed damage model and mechanical behaviors of damaged short suspenders in arch bridges
Y.B. Li & Q.W. Zhang

Steel-composite bridges – Holistic approach applied to European case studies
P. Maier, U. Kuhlmann, Y. Tardivel, N. Robert, J. Raoul, V. Perdigão, N. Martins, P. Barros, H. Friedrich & J. Krieger

Optimizing bridge design by improved deterioration models through fatigue tests
P. Maier, U. Kuhlmann, N. Popa & R.Willms

German approach to a holistic assessment of steel and composite bridges
P. Maier, U. Kuhlmann, H. Friedrich, J. Krieger, M. Pfaffinger & M. Mensinger

Experimental and analytical studies on fatigue strength of corroded bridge wires
S. Nakamura & K. Suzumura

The social dimension of bridge sustainability assessment – Impacts on users and the public
T. Zinke, T. Ummenhofer, M. Pfaffinger & M. Mensinger

Numerical simulation of durability of concrete bridges
Organizer: A. Chen

Modeling corrosion-induced longitudinal crack width and its effect on corrosion rate
C. Cao, B.Y.B. Chan & M.M.S. Cheung

Bond slip model for generalized excitations
E. Mazzarolo, T. Zordan & B. Briseghella

Optimization of maintenance planning for deteriorating RC bridges. I: Theory
H. Tian, D.M. Frangopol & A. Chen

Optimization of maintenance planning for deteriorating RC bridges. II: Application
H. Tian, D.M. Frangopol & A. Chen

Diffusion process and life-cycle analysis of concrete structures
X. Tu & A. Chen

Analysis, design and testing of road timber bridges
Organizers: A. Palermo, K. Crews & R. Kliger

Non-linear analysis of a stress-laminated-timber bridge loaded to failure
K. Ekholm, I.R. Kliger & R. Crocetti

Timber bridges in Sweden – On-going research and steadily expanding market
I.R. Kliger, K. Ekholm & R. Crocetti

Capacity of compression members in heritage timber truss bridge
A. Nicholas,W. Ariyaratne & K. Crews

Simplified fatigue verification for timber-concrete composite bridges considering notched connections
K. Stephan, U. Kuhlmann & P. Aldi

Risk-based and disaster resilience analysis of bridge systems and networked infrastructures under multiple hazards
Organizers: G.P. Cimellaro & L. Dueñas-Osorio

Road network’s disaster resilience assessment methodology
V. Arcidiacono, G.P. Cimellaro, A. Infuso & A.M. Reinhorn

Probabilistic functionality recovery model for resilience analysis
P. Bocchini, A. Decò & D.M. Frangopol

Seismic vulnerability of shallow buried rectangular structures
E. Debiasi, A. Gajo & D. Zonta

Accounting for bridge condition and correlation estimates in the seismic reliability analysis of aging transportation networks
J. Ghosh, K. Rokneddin, J.E. Padgett & L. Dueñas-Osorio

Advanced technologies in standard bridge structures – from research to implementation
Organizer: M. Saiid Saiidi

Application of Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) for prevention of bridge deck unseating during hurricane wave and surge loading
N. Ataei, E. McCarthy & J.E. Padgett

Assessment of a historical railway bridge toward traffic regulation requirements
N. Boumechra, F. Casciati & S. Casciati

Research and application of precast segmental concrete bridge columns in regions of high seismicity
K.-C. Chang, M.-S. Tsai, Y.-C. Ou, P.-H.Wang & G.C. Lee

Damping system for stay cables
P. Egger & J. Kollegger

Shake table testing of a quarter-scale 4-span bridge with composite piers
F. Kavianipour & M. Saiidi

Fatigue behaviour of bridge deck slab elements strengthened with reinforced UHPFRC
T. Makita & E. Brühwiler

Gradient anchorage method for prestressed CFRP strips – Principle and application
J. Michels, C. Czaderski, R. Brönnimann & M. Motavalli

Design and seismic analysis of long span bridges – Case studies
Organizer: A.H. Malik

Seismic assessment of long curved bridges using modal pushover analysis: A case study
M.S. Ahmed & C.C. Fu

Innovative methodology towards the design of long span bridges
A.H. Malik

Seismic design of the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge self anchored suspension bridge
M. Nader & M.-C. Tang & B. Maroney

Structural design and analysis of long span bridges
S.Wang & C.C. Fu

Advances in modeling and analysis for the performance-based design of bridge structures subjected to multiple hazards
Organizers: F. Petrini & A. Palmeri

Structural response of bridges to fire after explosion
C. Crosti, P. Olmati & F. Gentili

The performance-based evaluation of kinematic pile response due to lateral spread at an historic bridge in Costa Rica
K.W. Franke & K.M. Rollins

Numerical simulation of bridges remodeling
A. Marí, J. Bairán, R. Moreno, E. Oller & J.J. Álvarez

Performance-based design of bridge structures subjected to multiple hazards: A review
F. Petrini & A. Palmeri

Finite element analysis of innovative solutions of precast concrete beam-column ductile connections
A. Saviotti, P. Olmati & F. Bontempi

Advances in engineering structure management in Finland
Organizer: M.-K. Söderqvist

Guidelines for calculating the life cycle costs
R. Kiviluoma & P. Korhonen

Management of inspection data quality of the Transport Agency’s structures
M.-K. Söderqvist

The new management system of engineering structures in Finland
M.-K. Söderqvist & M. Veijol

Bridge life cycle optimisation, the Nordic ETSI project
M. Torkkeli & M. Piispanen

Guidelines and policy for maintaining and managing all engineering structures of the Traffic Agency
M. Torkkeli & J. Lämsä

Multi-objective optimization of engineering structures
P. Virtala, P.D. Thompson & R.M. Ellis

Operation and maintenance of major landmark bridges
Organizer: J.S. Jensen

Optimal maintenance of major bridges
M.L. Bloomstine

Maintenance of bridge cable systems
J. Laigaard, O. Sørensen & N. Bitsch

Reliability based inspection and reliability centered maintenance
P. Linneberg, M. Zinck & K.V. Christensen

Maintenance of long span bridges
D.K. MacKenzie & B. Colford

A structural health monitoring systems for long span bridges
D.K. MacKenzie, N.M. Apaydin & O. Akkol

Recent advances in bridge health monitoring
Organizers: C.F. Cremona & A. Orcesi

Perturbation based stochastic model updating methods for the evaluation of structural modifications
R. Biyoghe, D. Clair & M. Fogli

Supervised learning algorithms for damage detection and long term bridge monitoring
C. Cremona, A. Cury &A. Orcesi

Bridge characterization and structural health monitoring: A suspension bridge case study
A. Houel, A. Orcesi & R. Leconte

DynaMo – Software for vibration based structural health monitoring
F. Magalhães, S. Amador, Á. Cunha & E. Caetano

Structural monitoring of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge using video and sensor integration for enhanced data interpretation 433
M.T. Yarnold, F.L. Moon, A.E. Aktan & B. Glisic

Optical monitoring techniques for bridge maintenance and safety
Organizers: P.S. Sumitro & H. Matsuda

Field loading measurement of post-tension PC girder bridge with line sensor scanner
A. Demizu, H. Matsuda, Y. Ito, K. Hida, T. Okamoto, M. Uchino & P.S. Sumitro

Application of full-field non-contact measurement technology to clarification of deterioration mechanism on constructional material
H. Goda, M. Hibino, Y. Kawabata, M. Uchino & H. Matsuda

Existing bridge structural identification by vibration measurements using laser doppler velocimeter
K. Makino, C. Morita, H. Matsuda, P.S. Sumitro & S. Yanai

Development of a hybrid camera system for bridge inspection
S. Nishimura, K. Kimoto, S. Kusuhara, S. Kawabata, A. Abe &T. Okazawa

Monitoring of short & long term cable force on a cable stayed bridge using package type FBG sensors
D.Y. Park, D.G. Kim, S.H. Kim & S.W. Lee

Strain visualization sticker using Moiré fringe for remote sensing
T. Takaki, K. Fujii, I. Ishii, S. Umemoto, H. Ohata, N. Miyamoto &T. Okamto

Strain measurement of bridge members using strain visualization sticker
S. Umemoto, H. Ohata, N. Miyamoto, T. Okamoto, T. Takaki, K. Fujii & I. Ishii

New developments on the bridge safety, maintenance and management in Mexico
Organizer: D. De León

Time variation of bridges structural reliability due to corrosion in Mexico
D. De León, C.A. González-Pérez, S. Díaz, D. Delgado & J.C. Arteaga

Parametric study of bridges with substructure irregular conditions
M.C. Gómez-Soberón & D.J. Salas-Mengchún

Simplified revision of bridge structural types on seismic zones. Specific cases on Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacan, Colima and Mexico State
H. Hernández-Barrios & D. de León-Escobedo

Dynamic characterization of highway bridges
M.E. Ruiz Sandoval, G. Martínez, R. Rojas, A.R. Sánchez, E.O. Navarro, J.M. Jara, B.A. Olmos & J. de la C. Tejeda

Non deterministic schemes for structural safety and reliability of bridges
Organizer: S. Arangio

Redundancy of highway bridge decks
G. Anitori, J.R. Casas & M. Ghosn

Bayesian neural networks for damage identification of a cable-stayed bridge
S. Arangio & F. Bontempi

Dynamic load allowance for capacity rating of prestressed concrete girder bridges based on reliability studies
L. Deng, C.S. Cai & M. Barbato

Application of orthogonal decomposition approaches to long-term monitoring of infrastructure systems
E. Kallinikidou & S.F. Masri, A.K. Jain, H.-B. Yun & L.-H. Sheng

Strength and reliability of FRP-reinforced concrete beams
S.E.C. Ribeiro & S.M.C. Diniz

Back analysis for earthquake damaged bridges. Part I: General procedure
P.E. Sebastiani, P. Franchin, F. Petrini & F. Bontempi

Back analysis for earthquake damaged bridges. Part II: Application to a viaduct damaged in the April 6th, 2009 L’Aquila earthquake
P.E. Sebastiani, F. Petrini, P. Franchin & F. Bontempi

Structural control of bridges and footbridges: Extreme and every-day events
Organizers: L. Martinelli & M. Domaneschi

Seismic protection of the ASCE updated cable-stayed bridge benchmark with RNC passive devices
G. Carusone, M. Domaneschi, L. Martinelli, M. Ismail & J. Rodellar

Seismic performance of a wind designed control strategy on a suspension bridge
M. Domaneschi & L. Martinelli

Structural control of a wind excited suspension bridge model accounting for motion induced wind forces
M. Domaneschi & L. Martinelli

Detailed numerical and experimental dynamic analysis of long-span footbridges to optimize structural control measures
C. Meinhardt

Elaboration of the vibration comfort criteria for footbridges during vibrations induced by pedestrians
M. Pa´ntak

Integral bridges: Design and technological issues
Organizers: P.G. Malerba &V. Kristek

Integral bridge design solutions for Italian highway overpasses
L.F. Torricelli, A. Marchiondelli, R. Pefano & R. Stucchi

Structure-soil interaction of buried arch bridges
M. Foglar &V. Kristek

Two integral bridges connecting the runways of the Milano Malpensa Airport
P.G. Malerba & G. Comaita

Integral bridge: A review on its behaviour under earthquake loads
M. Masrilayanti & L.Weekes

Management and preservation of long span historic bridges
Organizers: A.E. Aktan, F.L. Moon & D.S. Lowdermilk

Preservation and management of historic landmark bridges that remain essential as critical infrastructure elements
I. Bartoli & A.E. Aktan

Knowledge management for aging infrastructure
E. Jackson, E. Richter, P.L. Gurian, A. Pradhan, A.E. Aktan & F.L. Moon

Maintaining and preserving long span signature structures
D.S. Lowdermilk, G. Nyikita & J. Jeffers

iCOMPASS: An integrated approach in performance-based management of infrastructures
E. Minaie, M. DePriest, N.C. Dubbs, F.L. Moon, A.E. Aktan, P. Adams & S. Ozalis

Evaluation of a long-span steel tied arch bridge using temperature-based structural identification
M.T. Yarnold, F.L. Moon, N.C. Dubbs & A.E. Aktan

Many bridges aren’t straight – Investigations of curved and skewed structures
Organizer: D. Linzell

An evaluation of lateral flange bending in straight and skewed short-span steel bridges 485
K.E. Barth, G.K. Michaelson & N.Y. Galindez

Behavior of skewed concrete box girder bridge under static and dynamic loading 486
X.-H. He, X.-W. Sheng, A. Scanlon & D.G. Linzell

Skewed steel bridge cross-frame live load performance 487
S.D. Murphy & D.G. Linzell

Special considerations in curved segmental post-tensioned bridges 488
A.J. Schokker

Lessons learnt from the Canterbury earthquakes: Assessment, testing and analysis of New Zealand bridges
Organizers: A. Palermo & L.M.Wotherspoon

Observed and predicted bridge damage following the recent Canterbury earthquakes: Toward the calibration and refinement of damage and loss estimation tools
M. Brando, S.L. Lin, S. Giovinazzi & A. Palermo

Lateral spreading interaction with bridges during the Canterbury earthquakes
E. Camnasio, M. Le Heux, A. Palermo & L.M.Wotherspoon

Forced vibration testing of bridge damaged in the 2010 Darfield earthquake
L.S. Hogan, L.M.Wotherspoon, S. Beskhyroun & J.M. Ingham

Overview of bridge performance during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake
A. Palermo, A. Kivell, L.M.Wotherspoon, L.S. Hogan, M. Yashinsky, M. Bruneau & E. Camnasio

Performance of bridges during the 2010 Darfield earthquake
L.M.Wotherspoon, L.S. Hogan, A. Palermo, M. Le Heux, M. Bruneau & M. Anagnostopoulou

Corrosion detection in cables and concrete bridges by magnetic methods
Organizers: A. Ghorbanpoor & B. Hillemeier

Magnetic inspection of adjacent box-beam girders
B. Fernandes, D.K. Nims &V. Devabhaktuni

Fast and innovative detection of fractures in prestressing tendons on German highway-bridges
C. Flohrer

Corrosion detection in tendons of segmental concrete bridges
A. Ghorbanpoor & E. Abdel-Salam

Magnetic localization of fractures of broken wires in pre-stressing cables of bridges and parking decks
B. Hillemeier & C.-I Pak

Application of line scanner in remanent and active field compared with the big magnet impulse magnetization
S. Knapp & B. Hillemeier

Hybrid composite bridge system
Organizers: H. Furuta & S.-H. Kim

Partial interaction analyses of composite steel-concrete girders subjected to combined bending and shear
P. Ansourian, G. Ranzi & A. Zona

Study on crack inspection of in-service steel structure by EPDM
K.H. Chang, D.N.V. Vuong, S.H. Hyun, C.H. Lee, M. Hirohata &Y.C. Kim

Seismic performance evaluations of bridge-pier system with uncertainty
T. Iida, D. Lim & K. Kawano

Applications of hybrid system with Perfobond rib shear connectors
S.-H. Kim, C.-Y. Jung, J.-Y. Joung & J.-H. Ahn

Fundamental study on rigid connection detail of steel-concrete composite rigid frame bridge using bearing plat
K. Tani, T. Yamada, D. Sagou, T. Yamaguchi &Y. Kawamoto

Fatigue crack detection of steel truss bridge by using mechanoluminescent sensor
N. Terasaki, C.-N. Xu, C. Li, L. Zhang, Y. Sakata, N. Ueno, C.-N. Xu, K. Yasuda & L.H. Ichinose

Understanding and enhancing bridge performance
Organizer: J.M. Hooks

Monitoring bridges with wireless sensor networks: A critical assessment
G. Feltrin

Evaluating and forecasting bridge performance under uncertainty
D.M. Frangopol & D. Saydam

Studying, understanding & enhancing the performance of bridges in the United States
J.M. Hooks, A. Foden & M.C. Brown

A model-free data-interpretation approach for long-term monitoring of bridges
I. Laory, T.N. Trinh & I.F.C. Smith

Extracting knowledge from structural response data
F.L. Moon, J.S. Weidner & N.C. Dubbs

Extending bridge life through industry academic partnerships
Organizer: E.J. OBrien

Attenuating resonant behavior of a tied arch railway bridge using increased hanger damping
A. Andersson & R. Karoumi

Probabilistic approach to fatigue
J. Baussaron &T. Yalamas

Improved bridge response evaluation based on dynamic testing
I. González, R. Karoumi & A. LLorens

Traffic load models for long span bridges
A.A. Harapetova, A.J. O’Connor & E.J. OBrien

Procedures for calibrating Eurocode traffic Load Model 1 for national conditions
E.J. OBrien &A.J. O’Connor, J.E. Arrigan

Introduction to the Long Life Bridges project
E.J. OBrien, A.J. O’Connor & J.E. Arrigan

Reliability-based assessment of fatigue life for bridges
H.S. Toft & J.D. Sørensen

Extreme events of long span bridges: Design, assessment and management
Organizer: A. Chen

Analysis on applicability of health monitoring techniques on a curved cable stayed bridge
B. Briseghella, A. Chen, X. Li, T. Zordan, C. Lan & E. Mazzarolo

Computational approach to predict transporting possibility of concrete in long-distance pumping
S.D. Jo, S.G. Lee, K.P. Jang, S.H. Kwon, C.K. Park, J.H. Jeong & S.H. Lee

Time-dependent reliability of carbonation process for concrete component with surface coating protection
X. Liu, X. Ruan & A. Chen

Risk based management in Minpu Bridge
X. Ruan, Z.Y. Yin & Z.G. Yan

Organizers: F. Biondini & D.M. Frangopol

Negative moment region composite action of steel-concrete girders with grouped studs
I.-S. Ahn, S.S. Chen, A.J. Aref, J.A. Carpenter & M. Chiewanichakorn

Structural analysis of bridges with time-variant modulus of elasticity under moving loads
H. Aied &A. González

A BMS development project with an integrated inspection program
F. Akgül

Design of externally plated RC beams in bridging applications
S. Aliamiri & M. Raoof

Network bridge management with life-cycle cost optimization
J.O. Almeida, R.M. Delgado & P.F. Teixeira

Application of the operational modal analysis and modal updating methods for the characterization of the longitudinal modulus of an ancient reinforced concrete truss bridge in Almeria (Spain)
J.F.J. Alonso & A.S. Pérez

Seismic vulnerability and retrofitting of “Gioieni bridge” in Catania using innovative materials
L. Anania, A. Badalà, S. Costa & G. D’Agata

Exploring system interdependencies via a multi-disciplinary modeling approach: Application to bridge management
E. Andrijcic, S. Chase, Z. Guo & S. Hwang

Earthquake retrofit campaign for large scale bridges in Istanbul
N.M. Apaydin

Enhanced analytical method of predicting residual strength capacities of corroded steel bridge plates
J.M.R.S. Appuhamy, M. Ohga, P. Chun, S. Furukawa & P.B.R. Dissanayake

Thermography for the inspection of infrastructures
R.W. Arndt & H. Parvardeh

The broad impact of disaster risk mitigation based on IT solutions
G.M. Atanasiu & F. Leon

Noncontact bridge deformation monitoring using laser tracking technology
U.B. Attanayake, A. Servi & H.M. Aktan

Assessing full-depth deck joint durability using embedded sensors and FE simulations
U.B. Attanayake, O. Abudayyeh, H.M. Aktan, I. Abdel-Qader, C. Mansiz & E. Almaita

Seismic assessment of monolithic vs. pin column top connections in R/C skewed bridges
N. Attarchian, A. Kalantari &A.S. Moghadam

A comprehensive guide for designing bridges for service life
A. Azizinamini, E. Power & G. Myers

Seismic risk assessment and retrofit design of existing concrete bridges for the Italian highway Savona-Ventimiglia
C. Bafaro, G. Massone, G. Pasqualato, G. Massa & F. Lenti

Towards a load rating methodology for concrete-encased pre-stressed steel girder bridges based on US standards
U. Barajas-Valdes, G. Portela-Gauthier, R.N. González, G. Velázquez &W. Varela-Ortiz

Newest development of concrete safety barriers for bridges and the need to harmonize national collision force regulations
A. Bares, T. Edl, G. Ferner &A. Barnaš

Assessment of the levels of load-path redundancy in short span steel truss bridges
K.E. Barth, G.K. Michaelson, J.M. Stains & K.P. Mertens

Structural assessment of Bullona 1929 railway bridge station to double span by external post-tensioning
C. Beltrami, C. Silvestri & G. Pedrazzi

Structural assessment of bridges and health monitoring programs based on dynamical tests
F. Benedettini, A. Morassi & F. Vestroni

Anchorage capacity of naturally corroded reinforcement in an existing bridge
F. Berg, D. Johansson, K. Lundgren, M. Plos & K.Z. Hanjari

Static test for three span highway bridge in Romania
G. Boaca & C.C. Comisu

Life time extension of prestressed beams using cathodic protection
R. Brueckner, C.P. Atkins & P. Lambert

Updating existing railway bridges based on monitoring data
E. Brühwiler, M. Rocha, M.A. Treacy, T.N. Bittencourt & A.P.C. Neto

Dynamic interaction of cable supported bridges with traffic loads including the effect of an accidental failure in the cable system
D. Bruno, F. Greco, P. Lonetti & P. Nevone Blasi

Cameras as displacement sensors to get the dynamic motion of a bridge: Performance evaluation against traditional approaches
G. Busca, A. Cigada, P. Mazzoleni, E. Zappa & M. Franzi

Lane changing control to reduce traffic load effect on long-span bridges
C.C. Caprani, B. Enright & C. Carey

Reliability analysis and in-field investigation of a r.c. bridge over river Adige in Verona, Italy
F. Carturan, K. Islami, C. Pellegrino & C. Modena

Service life assessment of steel riveted railway bridges: A case study
L. Cascini, M. D’Aniello, F. Portioli & R. Landolfo

Design of energy harvesting bridge considering practical traffic conditions
M.S. Choi, S.-H. Kim & H.E. Youn

Health monitoring system of bridges network in Romania
C.C. Comisu, G. Boaca &A. Ianos

Numerical durability analysis of reinforced concrete bridges with focus on hygro-thermal behavior
F. Cramer, U. Kowalsky & D. Dinkler

Application of risk analysis for the preservation of post-tensioned girder bridge decks
C. Cremona, G. Lacoste, P. Corfdir, S. Neiers, C. Aubagnac, E. Delahaye, C. Marcotte & P. Paillusseau

The reconstruction of theWilliamsburg Bridge in NewYork City
R.D. Csogi

Bridge dynamic response due to truck load sequence
S. Darjani, M.A. Saadeghvaziri, N. Aboobaker &A. Khan

Reinforcement of structural elements by the use of composite materials and external prestressing
E. De Angelis, F. Incelli, B. Rinaldi & S. Mancini

Monitoring during large construction projects
H. De Backer, A. Outtier, K. Schotte, D. Stael,W. Nagy & Ph. Van Bogaert

Lifetime risk assessment of bridges affected by multiple hazards
A. Decò & D.M. Frangopol

Further study of chloride penetration in a RC slab sustaining in-service loads
A. Deif, B. Martín-Pérez & B. Cousin

Controlled demolition of damaged bridge decks
L. Della Sala

Assessment of bridge expansion joints using long-term displacement measurement under changing environment
Y. Deng, Y.L. Ding, A.Q. Li & G.D. Zhou

MMA polymer concrete materials for aging bridge rehabilitation and sustainability
A.M. Dinitz & M.S. Stenko

Push-out tests of straight shear connectors based on steel-concrete adherence
H.J.F. Diógenes, A.L.H.C. El Debs & M.K. El Debs

The study on stability of bridge on which heavy military vehicle passes
A. Do Kyoun Kim, B. Jae Uk Lee & C. Young Gu Kang

Damage detection in a suspension bridge model using the interpolation damage detection method
M. Domaneschi, M.P. Limongelli & L. Martinelli

Using internal electrical resistivity measurements as a tool for structural health monitoring
N.H. El-Ashkar, M.I.S. Elmasry & M.F.A. Alasadi

Strengthening of box girders using adaptive “tube-in-tube” concepts
M. Empelmann, D. Busse, S. Hamm, M. Girmscheid &T. Zedler

The effect of lane changing on long-span highway bridge traffic loading
B. Enright, C. Carey, C.C. Caprani & E.J. OBrien

Exploiting linear system behaviour to determine structure level costs based on element condition states
D. Fernando, B.T. Adey & S.Walbridge

A Timoshenko–based structural model for the analysis of bridges
M. Ferraz, R. Faria & J. Figueiras

Truck weight limits on concrete bridges regarding ultimate limit bending moment using reliability theory
L.M. Ferreira, M.K. El Debs &A.L.H.C. El Debs

Analysis of normative approaches to service life design for carbonation induced reinforcement depassivation: Fib MC-SLD, by50 and LNEC E465
R.M. Ferreira & E. Vesikari

Bridges and viaducts of “Variante di Valico” project
L.F. Torricelli &A. Marchiondelli

Experimental testing of blast resistance FRC and RC bridges
M. Foglar, M. Kovar &A. Kohoutkova

Bridge management system implementation in Italy: Pontis® and other BMS application in Italy
E. Fruguglietti, G. Pasqualato & E. Spallarossa

“The Maintenance Manual” in important infrastructural project, from the design up to the implementation after construction
E. Fruguglietti, G. Pasqualato & R. Sagula

Strength of corroded steel structure bonded with steel cover plate
M. Fukuda, K. Fujii, T. Nakayama & H. Horii

Approach for the life-cycle management of structures including durability analysis and maintenance planning
P. Furtner & R. Veit-Egerer

Low cost dynamic structural identification system for extensive bridge monitoring
J. García-Palacios, A. Araujo, O. Nieto-Taladriz, A. Samartín, E. Reynders & G. de Roeck

Blow-up oscillating solutions to some nonlinear fourth order differential equations describing oscillations of suspension bridges
F. Gazzola & R. Pavani

Spectral analysis of dynamic response of footbridges to random pedestrian loads
M. Gladysz &W. Zielichowski-Haber

Bridge condition assessment based on long-term monitoring data and finite element model updating
H.C. Gomez & M.Q. Feng

Innovative numerical modeling to investigate local scouring problems induced by fluvial structures
R. Guandalini, G. Agate, S. Manenti, S. Sibilla & M. Gallati

3D numerical simulation of soil-structure interaction effect: The Acquasanta, Genoa, railway bridge
R. Guidotti, I. Mazzieri & M. Stupazzini

Fatigue reliability analysis of steel bridge details based on field-monitored data and linear elastic fracture mechanics
T. Guo &Y.W. Chen

Prediction of service performance for RC bridge by considering the coupling effect of load-environment in service cycle
T. Guobin, X. Yiqiang &W. Qiangqiang

An in-depth analysis of I35W Bridge collapse
S. Hao

Fatigue design of plated structures using structural hot spot stress approach
M. Heshmati & M. Al-Emrani

Durability of corrosion protecting materials under sleepers of railway steel bridges
H. Higashiyama, T. Nakayama, M. Kimura, T. Sakamoto & S. Matsui

Pre-assessment of existing road bridges – New procedure for a rough but quick estimation of the capacity of existing road bridges
M. Hofmann, B. Kühn, H. Frießem, B.Winkler & M. Hoffmann

Humber Bridge A-frame refurbishment/replacement
S.R. Hornby, J.H. Collins, P.G. Hill & J.R. Cooper

The implementation of a bridge management system in Portugal
C.S. Horta & E.C. Lopes

Live load factors for serviceability limit state of prestressed concrete girder stresses
E.-S. Hwang, S.-M. Kim & S.H. Nguyen

The benefits and use of FE modelling in bridge assessment and design
P. Icke & C. Margheriti

Monitoring of a prestressed high performance concrete bridge from construction through service using an embedded optical fiber sensor system
R.L. Idriss

Fatigue assessment of a railway bridge detail using dynamic analysis and probabilistic fracture mechanics
B.M. Imam & G. Kaliyaperumal

Highway A24 in Italy: Improvement of seismic performance
F. Incelli, B. Rinaldi, E. De Angelis & S. Mancini

Imperfection sensitivity of hanger of a suspension bridge for different hanger arrangements
M. Inoue

Shear strengthening of columns in existing bridges
T. Isakovi´c, M. Fischinger, Z. Vidrih &A. Bevc

Expected seismic performance of irregular isolated bridges
J.M. Jara, M. Jara, B.A. Olmos, D. Villanueva & H. Varum

Great marquee for high-speed trains in the new railway station of Málaga
C. Jurado

Effect of skewness on shear force applied to shear keys in skewed highway bridges
A. Kalantari & S.M.J. Foroughi

Ductility behavior of deteriorating reinforced concrete members
A.N. Kallias & M.I. Rafiq

Improvement in tensile performance of steel fiber reinforced high strength concrete: Influence of fiber shape and sand to aggregate ratio
S.T. Kang, H.W. Cho, J.H. Lee & D.J. Kim

Reliability analysis of footbridge serviceability considering crowd loading
J. Keogh, C.C. Caprani, P. Archbold & P. Fanning

Shear performance of long-term corroded reinforced concrete beams
I. Khan, R. François &A. Castel

Effect of soil-structure-interaction on the reliable seismic retrofit design of an existing highway bridge
S.R. Khavari, M. Hosseini, M. Taghipour, E. Davoodi, M. Zohrehvandi,A. Esmaeilifar & S. Tahmasebifard

Remote monitoring of suspension bridge cables as calibrated in the laboratory and tested in the field
D. Khazem, K. Serzan & R. Betti

Ultimate strength interaction of unstiffened steel box members subjected to bending and torsion
K. Kim

Effects of superstructures on seismic behavior of steel bridge frame piers with circular columns
K. Kinoshita

Wind shielding on long span bridges
S. Kite, M. Carter & E. Ozkan

Use of structural monitoring in simulation of train-bridge interaction
R. Kiviluoma & H. Yli-Villamo

Probability-based design of spun concrete bridge piers
R. Kliukas, R. Vadl¯uga &A. Kudzys

Analytical and experimental study for flexure of composite bridges with CFT girder
H.J. Ko, H.-E. Lee & J. Moon

Life-cycle cost estimation of a new metal spraying system for steel bridges
T. Kondo & S. Okuno

Static and dynamic load tests of a long-span cable-stayed bridge over Odra River in Wroclaw
M. Ku´zawa, J. Bie´n, P. Rawa, T. Kami´nski & J. Zwolski

Composite concrete encased steel beam-column design in AASHTO specifications
L.L.-Y. Lai

Control of traffic loads on Great Belt Bridge
J. Laigaard, N. Bitsch, H. Gjelstrup & K.A. Nielsen

Residual capacity from aggregate interlock of cracked concrete slab bridge
E.O.L. Lantsoght, C. van der Veen & J.C.Walraven

The renewal of the Burtscheidt Viaduct in Aachen Germany
A. Laubach

Rate of convergence of measured stress range spectra
J. Leander & R. Karoumi

Effectiveness of multiple unseating prevention devices for bridges under extreme earthquakes
T.Y. Lee, D.W. Chang & D.C. Dzeng

Static and dynamic windproof efficiency evaluation for bridge cross section considered transmission of fairing
H. Lee, S. Oh, N. Chun & H.-E. Lee

Assisting routine inspection of highway bridges with IFC-based 3D models
S.-H. Lee, M.G. Huang & B.-G. Kim

Impact effect statistic investigation of concrete filled steel tube arch bridge under moving vehicles based on the field test and simulation analysis
Y. Li, Y. Liu & H. Sun

Temperature effect on cable frequencies and evaluation of cable corrosion
X.R. Li, X.C. Chen, Z.Z. Bai, D.W. Chen, X.C. Chen & F.T.K. Au

A comparative study of bridge traffic load effect using micro-simulation and Eurocode load models
A. Lipari, E.J. OBrien & C.C. Caprani

Variability in dynamic characteristics of the Sutong cable-stayed bridge under routine traffic conditions
J. Liu & Q. Zhang

Estimation of Markovian deterioration models for bridge management
T. Liu & J.Weissmann

Comparisons of four time-dependent reliability approaches for safety assessment of deteriorated concrete bridges
D.G. Lu, X.P. Fan &W. Jiang

Integrated bridge management from 3D-model to network level
K. Lukas &A. Borrmann

Evaluation of Eurocode damage equivalent factor based on traffic simulation
N. Maddah &A. Nussbaumer

Dynamic characterization of multiple identical spans of a steel girder bridge
R. Maestri, E.V. Fernstrom & K.A. Grimmelsman

Uncertainty evaluation of the behavior of a composite beam
J.C. Matos, I.B. Valente, P.J.S. Cruz & L.A.C. Neves

Dynamic response of isolated viaduct considering knocking-off effects of displacement restrainers
M. Matsumura & M. Yoshida

An asset management approach to bridge barrier retrofits
P.S. McCarten & N. Lloyd

An approach to evaluating the influences of aging on the system capacity of steel I-girder bridges
J. McConnell, G. McCarthy & D.Wurst

Seismic upgrade of steel curved highway viaducts with isolation bearings and cable restrainers
C. Mendez Galindo, G. Moor, R. Berger &T. Hayashikawa

Design and testing of seismic protection devices for bridges according to EN 15129
C. Mendez Galindo, T. Spuler, G. Moor & R. Berger

Fatigue damage assessment of railway steel bridges based on short-term monitoring data
L.C. Meneghetti, R.M. Teixeira, R. Oliveira, T.N. Bittencourt &A.P. Conceição Neto

A simplified procedure to evaluate seismic vulnerability of R.C. circular bridge piers
M. Mezzina, F. Palmisano & D. Raffaele

Stress analysis method for steel plate multilayered CFRP under uniaxial loading
T. Miyashita & M. Nagai

Partial safety factors for existing reinforced concrete structures
T. Moser, A. Strauss & K. Bergmeister

Research on bond between non-metallic reinforcement bars and concrete for bridge applications
P. Mossakowski &W. Radomski

Intelligent bridges – Adaptive systems for information and holistic evaluation in real time
T. Neumann & P. Haardt

Repair and dynamic-based condition assessment of impact damage to a freeway overpass bridge near Mossel Bay, South Africa
A.A. Newmark, P. Moyo & E.J. Kruger

Optimal seismic retrofit strategy selection of deteriorating concrete structures
N.A. Ni Nuallain &A.J. O’Connor

Flexural tests on GFRP RC slabs: Experimental results and numerical simulations
E. Nigro, A. Bilotta, G. Cefarelli, G. Manfredi & E. Cosenza

Development of an advanced orthotropic steel deck system for long span bridge
C.K. Oh, K.J. Hong & D. Bae

Displacement fragility curves for bridges with medium length
B.A. Olmos, J.M. Jara & M. Jara

Mode shape estimation of a bridge using the responses of passing vehicles
Y. Oshima, K. Yamamoto & K. Sugiura

Assessing impact-echo test variables for detecting loss of bond in RC bridge columns
A. Pagnotta, P. Gardoni, D. Trejo & Q. Huang

Direct and probabilistic interrelationships between half-cell potential and resistivity test results for durability ranking
V. Pakrashi, J. Kelly &A.J. O’Connor

A displacement-based procedure for seismic assessment of reinforced concrete bridges
A.M. Paksoy & L. Petrini

A practical overweight permit analysis system in Seoul
A.H.M. Park, B.J.K. Lim, C.Y.M. Chon & D.S.H. Kim

Estimation of diffusion coefficient of chloride ions for concrete durability design
B.S. Park, J.W. Seok, J.M. Park, J.-Y. Cho & J.Y. Kim

A study on temperature variation of steel box girder for construction of key-segment closure of partially Earth-anchored cable-stayed bridges
S.-J. Park, Y.-G. Kim & S.-H. Kim

Estimation of elastic modulus of reinforcement corrosion products using inverse analysis of digital image correlation measurements for input in corrosion-induced cracking model
B.J. Pease, A. Michel, A.E.A. Thybo & H. Stang

Assessment procedures and strengthening of an existing metal bridge
A. Pipinato

The manteinance of bridge structures: The case of the Soleri Viaduct in Cuneo
G. Pistone, A.D. Cavallo, R. Enrici & S. Nicola

Practical aspects of imposed autocorrelation and probabilistic nonlinear modeling
J. Podrouzek &A. Strauss

Efficient solution for bridge reconstruction
V. Popa

Low-power wireless monitoring of fracture-critical bridges
D.L. Potter, J.D. Fasl, T.A. Helwig, S.L.Wood, V.A. Samaras, A.A. Yousef, K.H. Frank & R.E. Lindenberg

Computer simulation of concrete bridges
R. Pukl, V. C?ervenka, J. C?ervenka & D. Novák

High damping curved surface sliding isolators for bridges
V. Quaglini

The improvement of the seismic response of a concrete bridge by using isolation devices
I.R. Racanel, D.I. Cretu & M. Contiu

Stochastic model of continuously measured vertical pedestrian loads
V. Racic, J.M.W. Brownjohn &A. Pavic

Finite element modelling of Humber Bridge
A.R. Rahbari & J.M.W. Brownjohn

Jacking of bridge girders for bearing replacement
A.P. Ranasinghe & W.L. Gottshall

An innovative experimental approach for nonlinear dynamic physical simulation using a reconfigurable test setup
A. Rank, H.-B. Yun, J.P. Caffrey & S.F. Masri

Bridge maintenance planning using cross-entropy and non-stationary Markov chains
T.M. Reale &A.J. O’Connor

Rehabilitation of the suspension bridge over Zambezi River in Mozambique
A. Reis & C. Baptista

A live load control procedure for long-span bridges
N.S. Renehan & C.C. Caprani

Prediction of fatigue life of reinforced concrete bridges using fracture mechanics
M. Rocha & E. Brühwiler

Contribution of the FBG based monitoring to the rehabilitation of a centenary steel bridge
C. Rodrigues, F. Cavadas, C. Félix & J. Figueiras

Laboratory fatigue evaluation of replacement orthotropic deck for a signature bridge
S. Roy, J.W. Fisher, N.K. Manandhar, R.S.D. Alapati &Y.C. Park

Probabilistic modeling of reinforced concrete bridge repair deterioration in marine environments
P.C. Ryan &A.J. O’Connor

Zambia bridge and culvert inspection and management system
M.C. Schellhase, J.K. Shaffer & B.D.Witter

Fatigue life time assessment of structural steels by use of ductility parameters
I. Schendel & U. Peil

Rapid non-contact tension force measurements on stay cables
M. Schmieder, A. Taylor-Noonan & R. Heere

Laser vibrometry for bridge post-repair investigation
M. Schmieder, A. Taylor-Noonan, R. Heere & S.E. Chen

Shear strength for corroded plate girder bridge
T. Shimozato, Y. Tamaki, Y. Arizumi, T. Yabuki & S. Ono

Structural assessment for high concrete pier with a vertical construction error and suggestion of the improvement measurement
J. Sim, K. Lee, H. Kim, A. Hanif, G. Kim, H. Ju & M. Ju

Determination of the mean fatigue limit of a French railway bridge puddle iron by self-heating measurements under cyclic loadings
S. Sire, C. Doudard & S. Calloch

The design and construction of bridge structure erected by balanced cantilevers method situated on the Prague bypass
M. Šístek, V. Engler, F. Hanus, R. Lenner & L. Vráblík

The whole life costing of bridge deck replacement – A case study
T.W. Siwowski

Monitoring integrity and corrosion damage on cable stayed bridge “Jaime Dovali” Mexico
R. Soto-Espitia, J.R. Vazquez Gonzalez & L. Martinez-Gomez

Simplified and detailed calculations of long-term stress redistributions in continuous precast bridge decks
C. Sousa, M. Fonseca, R. Calçada & A.S. Neves

Renovation of a heritage protected suspension bridge with replacement of key components and provision of seismic protection
T. Spuler & G. Moor

Renewal of small movement expansion joints with minimum break-out and time requirements
T. Spuler & G. Moor

Renewal of bridge expansion joints with minimal disruption to traffic – A solution using modularised sliding finger joints
T. Spuler & G. Moor

Structural reliability of cable stayed bridges based on analysis of deformations
V. Straupe &Ai. Paeglitis

Conflicting policies with CWR on open deck bridges
R.A.P. Sweeney

Damage detection in suspension bridges from wind response measurements and automatic mode selection: A feasibility study
F. Ubertini &A.L. Materazzi

Analysis and verification of existing bridge structures
C. Unger & M. Empelmann

Bridge monitoring by fiber optic deformation sensors: A case study
G. Uva, D. Raffaele, F. Porco, A. Fiore & G. Porco

Bridge strengthening by network arch: Structural performance and design criteria
M.A. Valenzuela & J.R. Casas

Modelling synergistic effects of carbonation/chloride penetration and frost attack for service life design of concrete bridges
E. Vesikari, H. Kuosa, J. Piironen & R.M. Ferreira

Experimental modal analysis and fatigue assessment on the Lagoscuro viaduct
L. Vincenzi, M. Savoia &W. Salvatore

Monitoring of bridges – Detection of traffic loads
C. von der Haar, S. Marx & M. Hansen

Numerical simulations of prestress loss due to creep and shrinkage in singular regions of concrete
L. Vráblík, J. Losko &V. Kristek

A study on the durability performances for bridge expansion joints
D.Wakabayashi, T. Asai & S. Ono

Modelling inspection and fatigue retrofitting by post-weld treatment in bridge management systems
S.Walbridge, D. Fernando & B.T. Adey

Study on long-term wind data recorded at Sutong Bridge site
H.Wang, J. Niu, T. Guo & Z. Zong

Targetless precision monitoring of road and rail bridges using video cameras
P.W.Waterfall, J.H.G. Macdonald & N.J. McCormick

Monitoring of field performance of longitudinally cracked concrete bridge deck
G.W.William, S.N. Shoukry & M.Y. Riad

Localized bending fatigue behavior of high-strength steel monostrands
J.Winkler, G. Fischer & C.T. Georgakis

High performance computing for damage detection of civil infrastructural systems
Z.Y.Wu, T. Mi, J. Zhao & G. Xu

Monitoring and conservation system design of historic bridge based on the internet of things
Y.Q. Xiang, Q.P. Li, K. Cheng & Q.Q.Wu

Wireless interrogation of passive crack sensor
Z. Xu, Y. Jia, R. Valentín & G. Portela

Dynamic response analyses for human-induced lateral vibration on footbridges
M. Yoneda

Basic creep study and formulation of a new model
M. Zeineddine,W. Raphael &A. Chateauneuf

The real-time alarming technique of ship-collision to long-span bridges based on the displacement data of expansion joints
Y.F. Zhang, S.C. Zhu & L.T. Zhang

The wind statistical characteristics analyse of long-span bridge based on long-term field measurement data
G.D. Zhou, Y.L. Ding, A.Q. Li &Y. Deng

Minnesota Department of Transportation new structure information management system
J. Zink, J.K. Shaffer, M.C. Schellhase & B.D.Witter

Lessons learned from the Little Lake Harris Bridge settlement restoration project
M. Hassan, A. Sallam & D. Thompson

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