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1st Edition

Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension

ISBN 9781138001039
Published May 27, 2014 by CRC Press
648 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Conference organization


Conceptual design of bridges
M.C. Tang


Bridge “examineering” or how monitoring and UHPFRC improve the performance of structures
E. Brühwiler

Assessment of existing structures in France: Standard and advanced practices
C. Cremona

Life-cycle performance monitoring and evaluation of long-span bridges
J.P. Ou, X.G. Zhang, H. Li, M.S. Pei & N. Li

Four decades of inspecting a suspension bridge cable
B.T. Martin

Performance enhancement of bridges and other structures through the use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites: Some recent Hong Kong research
J.G. Teng, S.S. Zhang, Q.G. Xiao, B. Zhang & D.N. Fernando

Life cycle management of steel-concrete composite bridges
M.M.S. Cheung & K.K.L. So

The future of ageing metallic bridges
M.K. Chryssanthopoulos & B. Imam

Durability of steel orthotropic bridge decks
J.W. Fisher & S. Roy

The outstanding legacy of Edgar Cardoso: An audacious and visionary Portuguese bridge engineer
P.J.S. Cruz


Data management & analysis for bridge monitoring results
Organizers: A. Miyamoto, I. Hakola, A. Yabe & G.Watanabe

Simplified method of bridge durability determination
H. Zobel, Th. Alkhafaji & M. Wróbel

3-D visualization for better bridge asset management
J.K. Shaffer, L.D. Tanase, B.D.Witter &T.W. Gilmore

A structure’s fatigue evaluation through fluctuating stress measurement during service and effective plan of maintenance
S.O. Na, C.J. Cha, I.H. Kim & N.Y. Park

Real-time fatigue life evaluation of steel suspension bridge
P. Hradil & I. Hakola

Basic principles of global bridge monitoring, testing and analyzing system
I. Hakola, P. Hradil & M. Halonen

Practical application of a health monitoring system for short- and medium-span bridges based on public bus vibration A. Miyamoto

Data management and damage criteria for a health monitoring system based on public bus vibration
H. Emoto, A. Miyamoto & A. Yabe

Proposal for prediction of fatigue crack propagation in steel bridges using K-gages
M. Yamanishi, T. Yamagami, S. Tsukamoto, T. Uesugi, S. Fujita & Y. Kannoto

Evaluation methods of thermal movements in cable-supported bridges based on monitoring data
H.J. Kim, J.C. Park, I.K. Lee & S.K. Kang

Development of a health monitoring system for short- and medium-span bridges based on public bus vibration
A. Yabe, A. Miyamoto & H. Emoto

Life-cycle assessment of bridge performance in an aggressive environment
Organizers: I. Iwaki, M. Akiyama & D.M. Frangopol

Safety assessment and life-circle management of large-span steel suspension bridges in its design lifetime
Y. Zeng, A.R. Chen, R.J. Ma, H.M. Tan & J.L. Ren

A method for life circle fatigue assessment of suspension bridge hangers based on in-situ traffic investigation
Y. Zeng, D.H. Chen & H.M. Tan

Life-cycle reliability of RC jetties in a marine environment using Markov model and sequential Monte Carlo simulation
K. Takenaka, M. Akiyama, D.M. Frangopol & I. Yoshida

Time-dependent reliability analysis of CFST arches for in-plane stability considering concrete creep 168
W. Jiang & D.G. Lu

Life-cycle vehicle carrying safety assessment for highway RC Grillage Narrow Bridge considering carbonation and corrosion
Z. Sun, Y. Zhang & Y. An

Experimental study on the bond strength of corroded reinforced concrete
Z.H. Chen, D.Y. Tan & Y. Zeng

Seismic performance of reinforced corroded concrete bridge piers
C.Q. Fang, Z.J. Yuan, J.M. Zhang & J. Zhu

Numerical simulation of corroded reinforced concrete bridge piers under cyclic loading
H.J. Zhou, X. Xu, Z.H. Fang & F. Xing

Analysis of the performance of the concrete specimens subjected to cyclic loading and aggressive environment
J. Göringer & M. Foglar

Time-variant risk of aging bridges under seismic mainshock followed by aftershocks  
Y. Dong, D.M. Frangopol & S. Sabatino

Sustainability-based pre-earthquake probabilistic retrofit optimization of highway bridges considering risk attitudes
Y. Dong, D.M. Frangopol & S. Sabatino

Risk assessment of bridges with partially or fully closed lanes
B.J. Zhu & D.M. Frangopol

Stochastic deterioration modelling and residual performance assessment of concrete bridges affected by corrosion
H.P. Chen & N. Xiao

Bridge loading – Measurement and modelling
Organizers: C. Caprani & X. Ruan

Simplified probabilistic model for maximum traffic load from weigh-in-motion data
M. Soriano, J.R. Casas & M. Ghosn

Field-calibrated influence line for the application of BWIM technology on wide bridge
B. Long, H. Zhao, X.D. Shao & C.J. Tan

Experimental study on load capacity variation with pier scour depth
C.C. Chen, K.C. Chang, C.Y. Lin & M.Y. Shen

Continuous prestressed concrete bridge: Loss of full continuity
J. Huang & D.Woehl

Evaluation and modeling of wrought iron bridge in Bahia
A.C. Marques, A.R. Borges &T.N. Bittencourt

Are current bridge load modelling techniques realistic for existing road bridges?
M.A. Treacy & E. Brühwiler

Dynamic simulation analysis for vehicle-bridge interaction on a simply supported multi-T-girder bridge
L.W. Zhang, H. Zhao & X.D. Shao

Finite element analysis of ultimate load-carrying capacity for double-deck and three main trusses steel bridge with rigid cable
Y.J. Liu, M.Z. Fu, X.Y. Gao, S.Q. Jiang & J. Liu

From innovative investigations in a prestressed concrete bridge to repair project
A. Houel, D. Germain & A. Mathey

Characteristics of pedestrian crowd flow demand for vibration serviceability of footbridges
J. Keogh, R. Duignan & C.C. Caprani

Vehicle load statistical distribution characteristics for highway bridges based on WIM system
Y.J. Xu, H.J. Zhang & Z.H. Xia

Adjusting AASHTO LRFD design live load using recent weigh-in-motion data
B. Sivakumar

Static-dynamic load testing of the Nanpanjiang suspension bridge
Y. Zhong

Statistical traffic load model based on WIM measurements for bridge fatigue assessment
L.M. Sun & S.W. Sun

Visual evaluation and remaining service life assessment of a reinforced concrete arch bridge: Çayirhan bridge
A. Caner & A. Turer

Traffic loading model for long span multi-pylon suspension bridge: Using WIM data and performance design concepts
J.Y. Zhou, X. Ruan & X.F. Shi

Bridge performance assessment and prediction using monitoring
Organizers: A. Strauss & D.M. Frangopol

Detecting the limits of accuracy of lifetime predictions by structural monitoring
D. Sanio, M.A. Ahrens & P. Mark

Reliability prediction of bridge structures based on Bayesian dynamic nonlinear models and MCMC simulation
X.P. Fan & D.G. Lu

Risk assessment of bridge schemes comparison in ecological landscape zone at the preliminary design stage
Y. Zeng, H.M. Tan, Z.F. Xiang, Z.H. Li & F. Yu

Early damage warning of railway bridge in time-domain based on statistical learning theory
D.S. Shan, Z. Huang, I. Khan & C.Y. Fu

Modal parameters identification of combined cable-stayed suspension bridge in time-frequency domain
D.S. Shan, Z. Huang, Q. Li & I. Khan

On the evaluation of a ductility criterion for shear failure based on the crack widening velocity
Ch. Fust, M.A. Ahrens & P. Mark

A wireless sensor node for vibration measurement of large civil infrastructure
J.J. Lee, Y.S. Park, U.J. Na,W.T. Lee & C.G. Lee

Load bearing capacity assessment of existing concrete bridges supported by results from NDT
L. Topczewski & J. Ciesla

Enhancement of the Chong Qi bridge project girder sections to reduce vortex shedding induced oscillations by applying passive tuned mass damper systems
C. Meinhardt, X. Yin, Y. Luo & X. Gao

Structural health monitoring of a steel girder bridge rehabilitated with full depth full width precast deck panels over the red river near the town of Morris, Manitoba
R.M. Ellis, H.M. Vogel, B.Wood, K. Amy & R. Eden

Smartphones and mass market microcontrollers for bridge monitoring applications
G. Morgenthal & N. Hallermann

Future maximum load effect based on WIM data and its application
G. Fu, P. Yen, J. You & L. Liu

Vibration based structural model updating and damage identification of bridges
H.P. Chen

Investigations on the correlation-based determination of damping in engineering structures
M. Österreicher, A. Strauss, K. Bergmeister, D. Prammer, T. Zimmermann & R. Flesch

Resistant-wear road expansion joints
A. Strauss, T. Zimmermann, S. Lachinger, S. Hoffmann, M. Delatonio & D.M. Frangopol

Design and management of highway and railway Brazilian bridges
Organizers: T.N. Bittencourt & L.C. Meneghetti

Assessment of the structural conditions of the bridge “Fazenda Modelo”
L.M. Trautwein & L.C. Almeida

Estimating concrete strength using field testing data
A.B. Colombo, L.C. Meneghetti, R.M. Teixeira & T.N. Bittencourt

Structural health monitoring and numerical analysis of a steel railway bridge on the river Santa Maria
L.M. Trautwein, T.N. Bittencourt, L.C. Meneghetti, R.M. Teixeira & A.P.C. Neto

A bridge management system for Brazil
F.F. Fontes, R.C. Verly, G.S. Santos, E.P. Magalhães

Bridges maintenance – the Brazilian experience
J. Timermant

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

Quantifying deterioration or damage levels with novel bridge monitoring concepts
G.D. Chen

Fatigue crack growth monitoring of welded tubular structures using piezoelectric film acoustic emission sensor
Y. Zhang, C. Zhou & L.W. Tong

Continous monitoring of bearing forces and displacements in the High Coast Bridge
I. González & R. Karoumi

Analysis of safety assessment based bridge management system in Korea
W.W. Lee, G.H. Lee, J.S. Kong & K.-H. Park

Vibration-based damage detection and damage-induced stress redistribution of a real steel truss bridge
C.W. Kim, K.C. Chang, S. Kitauchi & M. Kawatani

Data summarization for heterogeneous infrastructure using spike-based monitoring technique
G. Sundaresan, L.L.Wu, H.-B. Yun, K.-T. Park & J.-W. Kim

Bridge field testing by using wireless and laser Doppler sensing technologies – Case studies
K.S. Dai & Z.H. Huang

Application of contemporary programming techniques in health monitoring software of suspension spanning structure
D.S. Shan, J. Dong, J.C. Yang, S.X. Zhang, I. Khan & Z. Huang

Joint distribution of wind speed and direction of Sutong Bridge based on SHMS
H.Wang, J.R. Zhang, T.Y. Tao &T. Guo

A wavelet based drive-by bridge inspection system
P.J. McGetrick & C.W. Kim

Quantitative non-destructive evaluation of damages in a steel plate bonding method
H. Tachibana, K. Nakamoto, Y. Yamaguchi & S. Hirose

Wavelet domain analysis for identification of vehicle axles in the application of BWIM technology
C.J. Tan, H. Zhao,W.W. Xiao & Y.Z.Wang

Mode shape-informed tension force estimation of stay cables
B.F. Yan, X.D. Shao, M. Soliman & D.M. Frangopol

Damage quantification and localization algorithms for indirect SHM of bridges
G. Lederman, Z.Wang, J. Bielak, H. Noh, J.H. Garrett, S. Chen, J. Kovacevic, F. Cerda & P. Rizzo

On the impact of prior perception on bridge health diagnosis
C. Cappello, F. Bruschetta, D. Zonta, S. Maestranzi, R. Zandonini, M. Pozzi, B. Glisic, D. Inaudi & D. Posenato

Application of a novel time series based method for damage detection, localization and quantification using output only acceleration data
Q. Mei & M. Gul

Visual inspection strategies for large bridges using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
N. Hallermann & G. Morgenthal

Non-target displacement measurement of structures using vision based approaches
T. Khuc & F.N. Catbas

Operational performance monitoring of the critical mechanical components of a movable bridge
M. Malekzadeh & F.N. Catbas

Experimental study on the extant pre-stressed force to a 20-year old concrete simply-supported beam
Y. Huang & Z.Z. Fang

Application of the Acoustic Emission Method of identification and location of destructive processes to the monitoring of concrete bridges
B. Goszczynska, G. Swit, W. Trampczynski & A. Krampikowska

Monitoring of traffic induced vibrations on concrete bridges: A case study
A. Fiore, G.C. Marano & P. Monaco

Wind vibration characteristic of Bogazici suspension bridge using structural health monitoring data
N.M. Apaydin, B. Dogan & C. Zulfikar

Vulnerability modeling and risk assessment of bridges subjected to multiple threats
Organizers: J.E. Padgett & C. Caprani

Multi-hazard reliability analysis of bridges based upon damage indices
S. Kameshwar & J.E. Padgett

Influence of live loads on component and system level highway bridge seismic fragility
C.C. Caprani, J. Ghosh & J.E. Padgett

Tsunami risk assessment of bridges based on an AHP-FUZZY algorithm
J. Andric & D.G. Lu

Risk-based combination of earthquake and scour hazards for the design of reinforced concrete bridges
Z.H.Wang, L. Dueñas-Osorio & J.E. Padgett

A framework for risk-based optimum cable replacement strategies for cable-stayed bridges
B.F. Yan, M. Soliman & D.M. Frangopol

Terrorism risks for bridges in a multi-hazard environment
M.G. Stewart & J. Mueller

The seismic, blast and fire resilience of concrete-filled FRP tube (CFFT) bridge columns
A. Echevarria, A.E. Zaghi, V. Chiarito & R. Christenson

The influence of the different bridge pier reinforcement arrangements on the performance under vehicle impact
P. Jirícek & M. Foglar

Strategies for safety assurance of bridges exposed to multiple climate-related threats
C.C. Caprani, J.E. Padgett & W.K. Chiu

Displacement-based fragility analysis of typical multi-span RC bridges
G. Tecchio, F. Longo, M. Donà & C. Modena

Fatigue cracks in orthotropic plates – A case study
G. Tecchio, M. Caldon, F.P. Marchesini, M.A. Zanini, M. Donà, C. Pellegrino & C. Modena

Hazard analysis of cable-stayed bridges with cable-sliding friction aseismic bearing
J. Zhong, Y.T. Pang & W.C. Yuan

Seismic fragility analysis of multi-span deep water bridges
Y.T. Pang, K.Wei, J. Zhong, W.C. Yuan & G.Y. Shen

Management and strengthening of bridges –An Australian perspective
Organizers: N. Powers, R. Al-Mahaidi & X.L. Zhao

A study of the bond of FRP-concrete using shear-lap tests in Australia
H.B. Pham & R. Al-Mahaidi

From independent span viaduct to statically indeterminate bridge thanks to longitudinal external prestressing tendons
R. Sadone, B. Jacquier & D. Germain

Deterioration modeling using condition inspection data and engineering judgment
N. Powers & S. Hinkeesing

Deterioration forecasting of concrete bridge elements in Victoria, Australia using a Markov Chain
M.S. Hasan, S. Setunge, D.W. Law & S. Hinkeesing

The strengthening of theWestgate Bridge using FRP composites and innovate anchorage systems
R. Kalfat & R. Al-Mahaidi

Rehabilitation of alkali-aggregate reaction damaged bridge columns using CFRP composites
T. Kubat, R. Al-Mahaidi & A. Shayan

Strengthening of fire-damaged bridge columns using CFRP fabrics
Y.S.S. Al-Kamaki, R. Al-Mahaidi & I. Bennetts

Preliminary study on modular assembly of GFRP sandwiches for potential bridge superstructures
S. Satasivam, Y. Bai & X.L. Zhao

Innovative FRP space frame structure for pedestrian bridge application
X. Yang, Y. Bai & X.L. Zhao

Experimental study on repair of steel plate with different damage degrees subject to fatigue loading 276
Q.Q. Yu, X.L. Zhao, R. Al-Mahaidi, Z.G. Xiao, T. Chen & X.L. Gu

Fatigue design of CFRP strengthened welded steel connections
C.Wu, X.L. Zhao & M. Motavalli

Research on strengthening effect of the prestressing technology on the deteriorating trussed combination arch bridge
G.W. Yao & T. Li

West Gate Bridge – fatigue cracking treatment works
J. Silla-Sanchez, J. Noonan & R. Percy

Assessment and strengthening of urban toll-way viaducts at Southern Link, Melbourne: Part 1 Assessment
L.J.Walsh, H.B. Pham & K. Forsterling

Assessment and strengthening of urban toll-way viaducts at Southern Link, Melbourne: Part 2 Strengthening
L.J.Walsh, H.B. Pham & K. Forsterling

Dangerous bridge details
Organizer: P.G. Malerba

Experiment study on pier-girder joint in long-span high-pier continuous rigid-frame bridge
R.Z. Zhou, D. Liu & Y.H. Yang

Riveted steel elements deformed by the swelling of interstitial rust. A study on a residual bearing capacity
P.G. Malerba & L. Sgambi

Structural safety of segmental concrete bridges during construction
F. Biondini & P.G. Malerba

Life-time perspective for design and maintenance of short, medium, and long-span bridges
Organizers: S. Shin, H. Nassif, H.-K. Kim & N.-S. Kim

Early age cracking in high performance concrete decks of a curved steel girder bridge
Y. Xia, H. Nassif, D. Su, C. Na & P. Lou

Application of live load model for design of long span cable bridges
E.-S. Hwang, D.-Y. Kim & J.-Y. Mok

Investigation of deflection and vibration criteria for bridges
E.-S. Hwang, X.H. Le, Q.H. Nguyen & J.-W. Jeon

Vision-based monitoring system for estimating cable tensile forces of cable-stayed bridge
S.W. Kim, N.S. Kim, Y.M. Kim & J.C. Park

Effect of support rotational stiffness on tension estimation of short hanger ropes
J. Lee, C.-H. Chung, B. Kang, S.K. Ro & J.-H. Jang

Application of vibration control devices for bridge design and maintenance
Y.M. Kim, Y.S. Kim & J.S. Hwang

Application of elasto-magnetic based stress sensors for measurements of cable tension force in cable-stayed bridge
S.W. Shin, J. Yim, M.L.Wang & C.B. Yun

Understanding of engineering significance of heritage bridges
N.K. Hong, H.-M. Koh & S.-G. Hong

Reliability-based safety assessment of bridges
S. Shin, I. Paik, D.J. Kim & S.-S. Ahn

Long span suspension bridges – bridge information modeling
V. Samec, J. Stampler, H. Sorsky & T.W. Gilmore

Reliability analysis of wind load for long-span bridges
C.H. Yoo & H.K. Kim

Evaluation of existing railway bridges using structural health monitoring and finite element modeling
D. Su, H. Nassif & P. Lou

Employment of probabilistic concept in development of design manual for long-span cable-supported bridge
S.H. Lee, H.S. Lee & I. Paik

Modeling of train-bridge dynamic interaction system for bridges with stepped-beam cross-sections
Y.J.Wang, H. Nassif, P. Lou & E.S. Hwang

Fusion of multisensor data for bridge deflection estimation
S.-H. Sim, S. Cho, J.-W. Park & R.P. Palanisamy

MAINLINE – Maintenance and management of railway bridges
Organizers: J.S. Jensen & P. Cruz

Influence of advanced assessment methods on the LCA of elderly bridges
M. Soriano & J.R. Casas

Challenges within Life Cycle Cost (LCC) studies and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
P. Linneberg, A.O.S. Solgaard, K. Eriksen & J.S. Jensen

MAINLINE – MAINtenance, renewaL and Improvement of rail transport iNfrastructure to reduce Economic and environmental impacts
J.S. Jensen, M. Sloth, P. Linneberg, B. Paulsson & L. Elfgren

Life-cycle assessment tool for railway infrastructure
D. Castlo, P. Linneberg & R. Puddicombe

Lifetime analysis of infrastructures
P.J.S. Cruz, H. Gervásio & L. Simões da Silva

Test to failure of a steel truss bridge – Calibration of assessment methods
T. Blanksvärd, J. Häggström, J. Nilimaa, N. Sabourova, N. Grip, B. Täljsten, L. Elfgren, A. Carolin, B. Paulsson & Y. Tu

Extending the life of elderly rail bridges by strengthening
J. Nilimaa, T. Blanksvärd, B. Täljsten, L. Elfgren, A. Carolin & B. Paulsson

Performance profiles of ageing steel railway bridges affected by atmospheric corrosion
A.N. Kallias & M.K. Chryssanthopoulos

Life cycle management of infrastructures
Organizers: M.M.S. Cheung, X.Q. Zhang, J.G. Dai, Y.C. Sung &T. Kanakubo

Developing a life-cycle based management system for bridge disaster prevention
Y.C. Sung, C.C. Chen, H.H. Hung, K.Y. Liu, M.C. Lai, C.C. Hsu & K.C. Chang

Smart carbon fiber reinforced concrete for structural health monitoring
F.Y. Yeh, C.C. Chen, K.C. Chang & W.C. Liao

Seismic assessment, maintenance and management of Taiwan highway bridges
T.L. Chang, M.G. Chen, H.M.Wu, H.C. Chen & D.W. Chang

Modeling on water and chloride transport in cracked unsaturated concrete
L.C.Wang & J.W. Bao

Steel jacket repairing of reinforced concrete bridge columns under near-fault ground motion
K.Y. Liu,Witarto, K.C. Chang & Y.C. Sung

Reliability-based structural performance evaluation of deteriorated RC bridges
Y.-C. Sung, C.C. Chen, H.-H. Hung, M.-C. Lai & C.-C. Hsu

Involving the social costs in the Markov-based bridge maintenance optimization in Hong Kong
H. Gao & X.Q. Zhang

Probability-based damage evaluation for RC bridges considering the corrosive and seismic hazards in Taiwan
C.K. Chiu

Time-dependent reliability analysis of corroded existing RC bridges
X.Y. Sun, H.L.Wang, Z.C. Zhang & H. Pan

Probabilistic shear strength models for reinforced concrete deep beams
T.Wu, X. Liu, B.B. Lv & D.M. Frangopol

Performance-based detection, evaluation and strengthening of existing bridges
Organizers: C.S.Wang, E. Brühwiler & Y.E. Zhou

Fatigue safety examination of riveted railway bridges using monitored data
E. Brühwiler

Technical research on the seamlessness and continuity transformation of existing multi-span simply-supported hollow slab bridge
J.-C. Dong, B.C. Chen, Y.-Z. Zhuang, B. Briseghella & C.-W. Yang

Criteria and indices systems for comprehensive evaluation on bridge substructure
Q. Huang, Z.W. Huang, Y. Ren, J.Z. Sun & J.G. Zheng

Effect of diaphragm on integrity of precast T-shape girder bridge based on inner force analysis
Y.W. Niu, Y. Zhao, S. Rong & P.M. Huang

Life-cycle bearing performance analysis of prestressed concrete continuous rigid frame bridge considering corrosion of steel strand
X.M.Wang, S.H. He, P.F. Ge & H.Y. Li

Durability evaluation for service RC bridges based on AHP method
G.F. Ren, C.Y. Shen, X.G. Jiang & X.Z. Gao

Fatigue crack detection and evaluation in a welded steel girder highway bridge
C.C. Fu, G. Zhao, T. Saad, Y. Zhang & Y.E. Zhou

Fatigue performance-based detection and monitoring of orthotropic steel decks
C.S.Wang, Q. Dong, L. Tian, M. Soliman & D.M. Frangopol

Fatigue performance-based safety evaluation and maintenance of orthotropic steel bridge decks
C.S.Wang, M.S. Zhai, D.M. Frangopol, M. Soliman, Q. Dong & X.T. Li

Member performance and distortion-induced fatigue damage at common bridge details
I.C. Hodgson, B.T. Yen & Y.E. Zhou

Performance-based fatigue evaluation of concrete girder bridges
C.S.Wang, P.J. Zhang, E. Brühwiler, M.S. Zhai & L. Duan

Performance-based retrofitting methods for distortion-induced fatigue in steel girder bridges
C.S.Wang, Y.J. Sun, M.C.Wei, Y.E. Zhou, X.Q.Wei & X.K. Quan

Performance-based safety evaluation of concrete beam bridge
Q.Wang, R. Li & C.S.Wang

Research on performance-based reinforcement methods for orthotropic steel decks
C.S.Wang, C. Li, L. Duan, L. Tian & E. Brühwiler

Development and challenge of bridge monitoring and maintenance in China
Organizers: L.P. Feng, N. Li & B. Hu

Fatigue damage monitoring and residual life evaluation for the orthotropic steel deck of HZMB Jianghai Navigation Bridge
B. Hu, G.J. Zhang, L.P. Feng & S. Hao

The function of bridge health monitoring system and the application examples in bridge operation
Z. Liang, L.P. Feng & N. Li

Study on structural health monitoring system of Nanjing 4thYangtze River Bridge
Z.Q. Liu, L.P. Feng, N. Li & H. Xie

Dynamic responses analysis of long-span suspension bridge with the action of both running vehicle and cross wind
Q. Ma & L.P. Feng

Research on dynamic behavior of cracked simply supported girder bridge under moving vehicular loads 351
S.W. Ma & F.L. Liu

The precision research report of key detection index data of dynamic weighing system on Qingzhou Bridge

The spectrum analysis of GPS dynamic deformation monitoring on Qingzhou Bridge

The present situation and experience of maintenance management of the long and huge bridge
J. Zhang, Y.S. Jiang & Z.L. Long

Null live load point identification method of live load for continuous rigid frame bridges based on monitoring data
P. Lu, H.J.Wu, G.W. Yao, K.L. Zhang & S.N.Wang

Safety margins in bridge’s fatigue design and a structural fatigue-damage evaluation diagram (SFED)
S. Hao


Steel bridge rehabilitation
Organizer: M. Sakano

Orthotropic steel deck design to extend the lifetime of plate and box girder bridge and viaducts
A. Pipinato

Railroad bascule bridge load rating
Y.Z. Yang & D.A. Magistro

Fatigue damage test and analysis of U-ribs butt weld of steel orthotropic deck
B.H. Ji,W. Zhu, Z.Q. Fu, H. Maeno, Z.S. Jiang & G.G. Shi

Evaluation for cable bands on suspension bridges at the stage of maintenance
T. Fujiwara, Y. Kobayashi & H. Ikeda

Durability of a new type of pot bearing for short span railway bridge
H. Namiki, F. Yamada, S. Toriyama, K. Matsumoto, H. Suzuki & Y. Yamaguchi

Fatigue stress analysis of the U rib to deck weld connections in orthotropic steel deck
Y.Y. Zhao, B.H. Ji, Z.Q. Fu, X.F. Chen, F.Wang & H. Maeno

Numerical simulation on fatigue crack growth of orthotropic steel highway bridge deck
J.S. Zhu, Y.H. Guo & Y. Xing

Fatigue strength improvement of out-of-plane gusset joints under plate bending by ultrasonic peening
K. Kinoshita, A. Imamura, Y.Watanabe & M. Handa

Large scale structure improvement for the purpose of the fatigue damages risk reduction
K. Tokumasu, K. Amo, S. Kawamura & H. Ueda

The Finnish steel bridge program

Clayhithe bridge strengthening
R. Singh & G. Sivasamynathan

Development of monitoring system for bridge collapse detection by energy harvest with solar cell
H. Shirahata, N. Ueda & A. Kishida

Fatigue cracking in riveted cross-frame connection angles
L.L.-Y. Lai

Maintenance and reinforcement technique of Tianjin Jiefang Bridge
Z.Y. Han

A lightweight composite bridge deck system
Z. Zhang, X.D. Shao,W.G. Li & J.H. Cao

Extending fatigue life for steel bridge by girder link method and its verification
O. Shokaku, Y. Aoki, A. Tabata & K. Tokumasu

A study about the impact tests of a low noise railway bridge with the rubber-latex mortar coating
N. Taniguchi, M. Hansaka, F. Ohkubo, S. Satake & Y. Sugino

Forensic engineering for bridges: State of the art and future trends
Organizers: S. Arangio & C. Crosti

Forensic information modeling in bridge renovation: Sherman Minton Bridge
S. Jozefiak, J. Lau, J. Abruzzo, E.A. Malsch, L. Cao, E. Karanci, E. Cheung & G. Panariello

Bridge failure modes due to local scour
N. Tanasic & R. Hajdin

Safety of bridges and breakwaters by the latest draft of Japanese load and resistance factor design for roadway bridges

Extreme load performance and design of bridges for accelerated bridge construction
Organizer: M. Saiid Saiidi

Numerical simulation and analysis of composite steel-concrete bridges
J.Wu, D.M. Frangopol, M. Soliman, X.Q. Luo & Q.L. Zhang

Seismic performance of two-column bridge piers with innovative precast members and pipe pin connections
A. Mehrsoroush & M.S. Saiidi

Blast resilience of concrete-filled FRP tube (CFFT) bridge columns
A. Echevarria, A.E. Zaghi, V. Chiarito & R. Christenson

Construction control simulation for cable-stayed bridges based on geometrically nonlinear analysis
J.Wu, D.M. Frangopol & M. Soliman

Bridge maintenance strategies towards enhanced serviceability
Organizers: A.H. Malik & C.C. Fu

A proposal for weighted optimization method on bridge health integrity through corroded steel bridge infrastructure
Arong, S. Murakami & I. Hosoe

Experimental research on mechanical performance of hooping strengthening RC arch rib
H. Sun, Y.J. Qian & X.G. Li

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) second level roadway rehabilitation
R.M. Firme

Maintainability of the expansion joints: case study of the joint failure on the Tydings Bridge
C.C. Fu & N. Zhang

Seismic retrofitting provided enhanced serviceability with minimum maintenance
A.H. Malik

Fast assessment method of arch-girder composite bridges
X.S. Li, M. Sun & C.C. Fu

Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) –A paradigm shift in bridge engineering
Organizer: U.B. Attanayake

Rational support platform for analyzing bridge replacement options – MiABCD
A.W. Mohammed, U. Attanayake & H.M. Aktan

Innovative designs for rapid replacement of bridges in the USA
B. Sivakumar

Prefabricated bridge element connections – comprehensive review and design
R.M. Abduallah, U. Attanake & H.M. Aktan

Incremental launching scheme and mechanical safety demonstration of a three-span basket handle arch
C.X. Li, C.W. Dong, G.Q. Xiao & L. Peng

Accelerated bridge construction using precast segmental bridge piers
A.P. Ranasinghe

Bridges for high-speed railways
Organizers: R. Calçada & J.M. Goicolea

Evaluating the degradation of ballasted track at bridges for high-speed railways
M. Baeßler, J. Bronsert, P. Cuéllar &W. Rücker

Efficient methodology for the safety assessment of a short span railway bridge under high-speed traffic
J.M. Rocha, A.A. Henriques & R. Calçada

Equivalent linear analysis of high-speed railway seismic-isolated bridge subjected to forward rupture directivity type near-fault ground motions
L.-K. Chen, N. Zhang & Q.Y. Jia

Dynamic interaction between high-speed trains and curved railway bridges
E.G. Dimitrakopoulos & Q. Zeng

Rating techniques research on operation performance of bridge with common span in China high speed railway
W.Wang, J. Yin, Y.Q. Yang, J.C. Yao, Z.S. Dong, X. Meng & Z.T. Ke

Simulation analysis of the vehicle-bridge interaction for a railway simply supported beam bridge based on SIMPACK
X.H. He, P.R. Deng, W. Zhu & Y.M. Huang

Effects of resonance and vibration cancellation for simple beams under high-speed train load
H.L. Li & H. Xia

Pseudo-dynamic test on round-ended high-speed railway bridge pier reinforced with HRBF500 bars
B.N. Li, H. Dai & J.W. Zhang

Dynamic and static load testing of high-speed rail bridges
M.A. Vicente, D.C. González & G. Fu

A modified Gauss precise method and its application to dynamic interaction of train-bridge system
X.T. Du, H. Xia, H. Qiao, Y. Nan & M.M. Gao

Dynamic analysis of a long span cable-stayed bridge combined with train and turbulent wind
Y. Tian, N. Zhang & H. Xia

Outstanding composite (steel and concrete) high speed railway bridges in Spain. Design aspects focused on sustainability
F. Millanes, L. Matute & M. Ortega

On the fatigue behavior of precast concrete bridge decks in high-speed railway lines
C.F. Sousa, J.F. Rocha, R. Calçada &A.S. Neves

Structural redundancy, robustness and resilience of bridges
Organizers: F. Biondini & D.M. Frangopol

Condition rating of concrete bridges based on structural robustness
G. Anitori, J.R. Casas & M. Ghosn

Robustness issues and hybridization of a Tuned Mass Damper system on a suspension bridge model under variable wind buffeting
M. Domaneschi, L. Martinelli & E. Po

Robustness of passive and semi-active control schemes on a cable stayed bridge under extreme loading conditions
M. Domaneschi & L. Martinelli

Lifetime resilience of aging concrete bridges under corrosion
A. Titi, F. Biondini & D.M. Frangopol

Lifetime robustness of a RC bridge pier under corrosion considering bridge importance
V. Di Silvestri, F. Biondini, A. Titi & D.M. Frangopol

System reliability-based bridge design using redundancy factors
B.J. Zhu & D.M. Frangopol

Risk and bridge management
Organizer: L. Klatter

Natural hazards and impacts on Florida bridges and sign structures
J.O. Sobanjo, P.D. Thompson & R.I. Kerr

Use of advanced bridge management system analytical tools in Prince Edward Island Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
D.J. Evans & R.M. Ellis

Incorporating fatigue risk in a bridge management system
P.D. Thompson, J.O. Sobanjo & R.I. Kerr

Management of overweight traffic risk on road bridges
E. Debiasi, R. Zandonini & D. Zonta

Management of railway culverts in Finland

Optimal intervention strategies for multiple object types affects by both manifest and latent processes using a Markov model
N. Lethanh, B.T. Adey & D.N. Fernando

Assessment and management of risks at bridge and network levels
G. Klanker & L. Klatter

Research update of a typical bridge management system applied to a UK local authority
B.M. Kamya

Nondestructive condition assessment of highway bridges for safety enhancement
H. Bakamwesiga, J. Mwakali & S. Thelandersson

Exploring the economic consequences of the risk induced by earthquakes
F. Carturan, C. Pellegrino & C. Modena

Cable vibration mitigation, inspection and monitoring
Organizer: H.J. Zhou

Analyses and study of local inflexibility of pipes containing straight non-penetrative cracks under bending moment
D. Liu, J.S. Hu, T. Zhu & J. Zhou

Prediction of inclined cable galloping using a 2DOF aeroelastic model
A. Arash, S. Cheng & D.S.-K. Ting

Recommendations for the shear assessment of reinforced concrete solid slab bridges
E.O.L. Lantsoght, C. Van der Veen, J.C.Walraven &A. De Boer

Bridge life cycle design –Approach and practice application
Organizers: G. Liu & J.H. Ma

A rational method for determining design life of bridge components
G. Liu, J.H. Ma, R.G.Wang & L.J. Huang

Method of deterioration analysis of bridge components under dominant environmental attack considering the influence of secondary environmental attacks
J.H. Ma, G. Liu, R.G.Wang & L.J. Huang

Analysis on safety risks during operation of Chinese highway bridges
W.J. Li, J.L. Zhao, M. Feng & X. Li

Performance analysis for vessel collision on pile foundation with cap under soil surface
Q.H. Feng & H.B.Wu

Research on mix proportion design and properties of internal curing concrete in bridges
R. Guo, X.G. Zhang, G. Liu, G.P. Li, M.Z. An & S. Han

Design concept and approach on sustainable development of bridge engineering
X.G. Zhang, G. Liu, J.H. Ma, H.B.Wu & W.M.Wu

Mechanical properties and influence factors of Reactive Powder Concrete (RPC)
Q.L. Xu, H. Zhang, H.C. Li & J. Li

HSE assessment in operation period and HSE facility design of a bridge
Y.Wang, J.H. Ma, X.L. Du, Q.M. Gao & Q. Zhou

Research on initial gap of transverse restrainer device for simply-supported bridge under earthquake
Y.Q. Xu, Z.X. Li, Q.L. Xu, J.H. Ma & T.Y. Zhong

Latest achievements in integral abutment bridges
Organizers: B. Briseghella & T. Zordan

Italian national road authority IABs strategy
J.Q. Xue, B. Briseghella, B.C. Chen, T. Zordan & E. Mazzarolo

Optimization of Calatrava Bridge in Venice
T. Zordan, E. Mazzarolo, B. Briseghella, B.C. Chen, Y. Feng, E. Siviero & L. Fenu

Equivalent linearization of bridges with bilinear isolation systems
T. Zordan, E. Mazzarolo, Q.L. Zhang, B. Briseghella & T. Liu


Preventive maintenance for an old steel railway bridge in Japan: Experimental and numerical study
T. Yoda,W. Lin, N. Taniguchi & H. Kasano

Longitudinal web stiffening in steel girders: Fracture propagation and life cycle design
A. Pipinato

Steel bridges: Codes, design specifications and construction issues
A. Pipinato

Steel bridge coatings and corrosion protection
A. Pipinato

Effects of soil-structure interaction on the seismic response of integral bridges
E. Mohtashami & A. Shooshtari

Risk assessment of steel bridge piers under unthinkable seismic loading
H. Kinomura, M. Dogaki & E.A. Aktan

Research on refined calculation method considering all the space effects of box-girder bridges
D. Xu & C. Liu

Latest applications of structural health monitoring – case studies from cable supported bridges in China, Canada and India
G. Moor, K. Islami & P. Savioz

Application of seismic isolation using friction pendulum isolators to a new iconic landmark in the city of Athens, Greece
M. Imam, A. Surhoff, F. Stirnimann & T. Spuler

Study on improvement of hinged joint in assembly voided slab bridge
Y.C. Chen, Q.X.Wu & B.C. Chen

Concrete bridge corrosion protection with embeded galvanic anodes
H.X. Liao

Emergency weld repairs to M4 Boston Manor Viaduct, London, UK
A.D.J. Nicholls, C.G. Armstrong, J. Harrison & S. El-Belbol

Post-tensioned tendon corrosion evaluation and mitigation
H. Liao

Rehabilitation of the viaduct over Stan’s Valley in România
V. Popa

Maintenance system for a shuttle-shape bridge tower
B. Ma, Y.C. Lan & L.J.L. Xie

Inspection times for concrete bridges under corrosion in Mexico including their economic impact
D. De Leon, J.C. Arteaga & D. Delgado

A degradation and maintenance model: Application to Portuguese context
C. Ferreira, L. Neves, J. Matos & J.S. Soares

Non-linear stability analysis of critical gusset plate connections in steel bridges
F. Del Valle, G. Velázquez, E. Ruiz & G. Portela

A novel formulation for finite element model-based damage detection
Z.Y.Wu & G.Q. Xu

New bridge “in pérgola” for the new railway of high speed trains to the northwest of Spain
C.J. Cabañes

Analysis of trough-deck fatigue in orthotropic steel bridge decks
R. Liu, B.H. Ji, X. Chen &Y.Q. Liu

Seismic behavior of Fatih Sultan Mehmet Suspension Bridge under spatially variation ground motion
N. Apaydin & S. Bas

Estimating bridge consumption costs for oversize-overweight permitted trucks

Seismic evaluation of the aged high-pier and long-span bridges subjected to extremely halobiotic condition
W.P.Wu, L.F. Li, X.D. Shao & S.C. Hu

Influence of membrane action on robustness indicators and a global resistance factor design
W. Botte, R. Caspeele, D. Gouverneur & L. Taerwe

Development of a new pliable material protecting concrete surface
K. Nakamoto, K. Miwa, Y. Hayashi, M. Achiwa & S. Tanikawa

Analysis and strengthening of superstructure diseases of concrete bridges in China
Y.Q. Xiang, X. Zhang & Y. Xing

Analysis and strengthening of substructure diseases of concrete bridges in China
Y.Q. Xiang, X.Y. He, C. Xing, H. Kordestani & L.H. Shao

Safety protective effect of a novel FRP floating pontoon for piers against ship-collision
X.X. Zhang, B.S. Du & Z.L.Wu

Optimal inspection planning using polynomial chaos crack propagation models
W.J.S. Gomes & A.T. Beck

Bridge management system implementation for Italian highways: From Pontis® towards SIOS (Sistema Ispettivo Opere Sineco) and new generation systems
E. Fruguglietti, G. Pasqualato & E. Spallarossa

Bridge performance measures: A fresh perspective
P.S. McCarten

A sustainable pedestrian bridge made of textile-reinforced concrete
C. Kulas, R. Karle, J. Hegger & C. Goralski

Numerical analysis of soil-steel bridge with RC slab
D. Beben &A. Stryczek

Experimental study on the corrosion protection for steel materials embedded in salt contained concrete
T. Takasuka, T. Kasugai, T. Irube, K. Takabayashi & K. Kobayashi

Implementing the next generation of bridge inspection and management systems
J.K. Shaffer, L.D. Tanase, B.D.Witter & T.W. Gilmore

Dynamic analysis of cable loss of a rigid-frame tied through concrete-filled steel tubular arch bridge
Y.G. Yu, Q.X.Wu & B.C. Chen

Calibration of strength IV limit state in the AASHTO LRFD bridge design specifications
W.G.Wassef, V.L. Storlie & J.M. Kulicki

Approach for developing calibrated service limit states for the AASHTO LRFD bridge design specifications
W.G.Wassef, J.M. Kulicki & A.S. Nowak

Study of horizontally curved bridge girders with tubular top flanges
H. Ma & R. Sause

Selection of deterioration factors in RC slab using Markov deterioration hazard model
D. Mizutani & K. Kaito

Temperature effect analysis of viscoelastic damper and magnetorheological damper for vibration control of stayed-cable
I. Khan, D.S. Shan & A.Q. Bhatti

Ultra high performance fiber reinforced concrete for strengthening and protecting bridge deck slabs
M. Bastien-Masse & E. Brühwiler

Investigation on applicability of high strength strand for posttensioned prestressed concrete members
Y.H. Jeong, H. Park & J.Y. Cho

Vehicle carrying safety assessment for highway grillage narrow bridge considering lumped plasticity and engineering uncertainty
Y. Zhang, Z. Sun & Y. An

Research on intelligent computing web platform of BHM based on Java EE and scientific computing library
D.H. Dan, Y.M. Zhao & Z.H. Chen

M25 later upgraded section (LUS) – bridge assessments
R. Singh & A. Gargeswari

PSO based intelligent model updating and parameters identification of cable-damper system
D.H. Dan, Y.Y. Chen & B. Xu

Comparative analysis on seismic-isolation design methods for ridge frame bridge
B. Yan & X.L. Du

The Gatteo integral highway overpass
L.F. Torricelli & A. Marchiondelli

Study of computer aided design for cable-stayed bridges
X.Q. Luo & J.Wu

Fatigue vulnerability analysis of a historical railway steel bridge
F.P. Marchesini, R. Morbin, C. Pellegrino & C. Modena

About of seismic capacity of bridge piers: A simplified approach
D. Raffaele, G. Uva, F. Porco & A. Fiore

Simplified assessment of seismic retrofitting interventions on RC circular piers in multi-span simply supported bridges
D. Raffaele, F. Porco, G. Uva & A. Fiore

Determination of optimally bundled intervention strategies for bridge elements: A joint replenishment model
D.N. Fernando & N. Lethanh

Bridge management in Portugal: The past, the present, and the future
T. Mendonça & V. Brito

A numerical model including bridge vehicle interaction effects for probabilistic assessment of stress spectrum in highway bridges
S. Arun, D. Menon & A.M. Prasad

Through service life inspection of the expansion joints and bearings
L. Bevc

Interferometric radar application for dynamic testing of bridge structures
D. Beben & W. Anigacz

Influence of relevant parameters on seismic vulnerability assessment of bridges
M.A. Zanini, R. Morbin, C. Pellegrino & C. Modena

Deflection monitoring system making use of inclinometers and cubic spline curves
P. Olaszek

Partial safety factors in strengthening of bridge piers with CFRP
J.L. Chambi, M. Soriano & J.R. Casas

Strengthening of the cable-stayed bridge over Danube at Agigea
I.R. Racanel & C.S. Mutu

Technical study on long-term strategic maintenance and large-scale renewal by Hanshin Expressway
T. Nishioka, F. Yasuda, T. Suzuki, A. Tabata & E.Watanabe

On safety provisions against buckling of steel structures in Japanese specifications for roadway bridges
S. Kiso, K. Takase, Y. Mineyama & E.Watanabe

A new composite structure with aluminum alloy bridge deck and steel girder
Y. Zhang, Z.X. Tang & S.B. Li

Precautions against excessive deflection of long-span PC rigid-frame bridges
Y. Zhang, Y.Y. Chen & C. Bao

Modal damping and frequency of a simple cable-network-damper system
H.J. Zhou & X. Yang

Experimental research and analysis on prestress loss of the double tension prestressing steel strands anchorage system
R.S. Pan, X.D. Shao & Y. Zhang

Load-bearing assessment of bridges by internet-based tools
R. Kiviluoma, P. Korhonen & O. Pyykönen

Dynamic analyses for fatigue assessment of existing steel bridges
J. Leander, C. Svedholm & R. Karoumi

Formulation of a new cost model for reinforced concrete structures under several degradation processes
L. Saad,W. Raphael & A. Chateauneuf

Management optimization of multiple structures under capital rationing constraints
W. Raphael, R. Faddoul & A. Chateauneuf

Time-efficient paperless visual inspection of Zonguldak-Irmak railroad bridges
M.C. Yücel, A. Caner & A. Türer

Probabilistic load modelling for long span bridges
A.A. Hayrapetova, J.D. Sørensen, H.S. Toft & A.J. O’Connor

A preliminary design aid for prestressed concrete bridge girders using LRFD
J. Márquez, D. Jáuregui, B.Weldon & C. Newtson

Uni and bi-directional quasi-static cyclic testing of Emulative Precast Segmental Bridge Piers (E-PSBP) in moderate to high seismic regions
M. Mashal, S. White &A. Palermo

Minimally invasive maintenance, refurbishment and replacement options for bridge expansion joints
P. Savioz, T. Spuler & C. O’Suilleabhain

Life-cycle and total cost analysis of bridge expansion joints
P. Savioz, T. Spuler & G. Moor

Remaining strength test of riveted joint of a bridge used for about 100 years
R. Satake, K. Fujii, N. Kosako & T. Kaita

Time-inhomogenous Markov chains in the bridge management
S. Mašovic & R. Hajdin

Probabilistic framework for seismic assessment of common existing RC bridge typologies
R. Morbin, C. Pellegrino, M.A. Zanini, C. Modena & H. Zhang

Behaviour of integral bridges under vertical and horizontal earthquake ground motion
M. Masrilayanti & L.Weekes

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

Operational modal analysis of a truss bridge under different excitation cases
K.A. Grimmelsman, J.D. Lindsey, J.T. Norris & R.T. Dufour

Development of partially earth anchored system for multiple span cable stayed bridge
J.H. Noh, J.Y. Cho, J.J. Kim & C.S. Kim

Current situation of research and application of silicone water repellent for protecting reinforced concrete
H.Y. Sun, Z. Yang, G.L. Shan, N. Xu & G.X. Sun

Parametric study of highway bridges with irregular substrutures and superstructures
C. Gómez-Soberón, E. Pérez-Ortiz, D. Salas-Mengchúng & L. Gómez-Soberón

Dynamic loading of bridges due to people running
V. Racic & J.B. Morin

Cost-analysis-based decision-making methods and processes for bridges
Y.Q.Wang, A.R. Chen & X. Ruan

Effect of cross-tie solution on the modal frequency and modal damping of cable networks
J. Ahmad, S. Cheng & F. Ghrib

Study of local dynamic impact factor on prestressed concrete box-girder bridges
Y. Yu, Y.B. Ma, Y. Shao & L. Deng

Stochastic durability assessment of concrete pylon for long-span cable stayed bridge
Z. Li, X. Tu & A.R. Chen

Simplified evaluation approach for corrosion of reinforced concrete structures based on numerical simulation
X. Tu, Z. Li & A.R. Chen

Study on the bucket group effect of composite multi-bucket structure in sand
Y.T. Zhang, S.C. Jin & Q.H.Wu

A method to increase the redundancy of the structure with topology optimization
C. Chang, A.R. Chen & D.L.Wang

Fire-resistance analysis of a three-pylon cable-stayed bridge exposed to tank fire
M.L. Ma, R.J. Ma & A.R. Chen

Quantitative analysis of variability in modal frequencies of a kilometer-scale cable-stayed bridge during operating phase
J.F. Liu & Q.W. Zhang

Structural evaluation and sustainability assessment of Sivas Kesikkopru Bridge against flood and
earthquakes 565
A. Turer, C. Erdem & H. Sert

Hidden damage quantification for main cables of suspension bridges incorporating DC magnetization with a search coil-based total flux measurement
J.-W. Kim, J. Kim, S. Park & D.-J. Moon

On-site application of innovative bridge inspection methods using image processing and infrared technology
M. Matsumoto, K. Mitani, F.N. Catbas & S. Hayashi

The system of Internet of Things to monitor bridge health based on private cloud computing architecture
S.Wang, Z.Wang, Y. Lu, X. Kong & S. Li

Auto monitoring of cable-stayed tension on bridge by a novel RS485 acceleration sensor
S.Wang, Z.Wang, X. Xue, Q. Feng, X. Kong & S. Li

Maintenance and management of Zhoushan Trans-sea Bridge
H. Tian, X.P. Jin & A.R. Chen

Advanced material systems for the maintenance and sustainability of rigid and flexible pavements
A.M. Dinitz

The reconstruction of the Manhattan Bridge in NewYork City
R.D. Csogi

Management of the M4 Elevated Section substructures
C.R. Hendy, C.T. Brock & A.D.J. Nicholls

Management of the Severn Bridge Suspension Bridge
C.R. Hendy, C. Mundell & D. Bishop

Fatigue management of the Midland Links steel box girder decks
C.R. Hendy & S. Chakrabarti

Risk mitigation of transport structures susceptible to premature degradation in aggressive environments
R. Brueckner, D. Wright, C. Atkins & P. Lambert

Structural health monitoring of signature bridge in Delhi – the bridge-structural-healthmonitoring-system for theWazirabad Bridge project
P. Furtner, D. Della Ca’& Ch. Gosh

Shrinkage and durability of concrete bridge decks using different cements
D. Richardson, Y. Tung, A. Ibrahim, R. Hindi & D. Tobias

Comparison between concrete bridge design specifications
R. Hindi & H. Liu

Damage detection using the position of neutral axis 580
D.H. Sigurdardottir & B. Glisic

High-resolution sensing sheet for damage detection based on large area electronics
Y. Yao, E. Tung & B. Glisic

System reliability assessment method for traveler on bridge construction stage
R.F. Nie, X.F. Shi & X. Ruan

Seismic performance and maintenance management strategy of RC bridge piers in consideration of unexpected events
H. Kinomura, T. Toi, M. Dogaki & E.A. Aktan

Twin river bridges – Dongshuimen Bridge and Qiansimen Bridge
D.J. Han & D.L. Yin

Maintenance intervention optimisation for existing railway bridges
D. Nielsen, T. McSweeney & D. Raman

Analysis of the degree of deterioration in reinforced concrete bridge girders damaged by chloride induced deterioration, and application of various non-destructive inspections
H. Honda, T. Shimozato & Y. Arizumi

Investigation, major repair, monitoring, and subsequent risk mitigation of the Diefenbaker bridge fracture
R.M. Ellis, M. Medhekar & D. MacLaggan

Maintenance and management system for Harbin Songhua River cable-stayed bridge
Y. Ren, Q. Huang & X.W. Dong

Mesoscopic simulation of steel corrosion process in concrete and its damage to concrete cover
Z.C. Pan, A.R. Chen & R.J. Ma

Inspection and expert evaluation based comprehensive model for condition assessment of existing concrete bridges
J.Z. Sun & Q. Huang

Optimizational design of coastal landscape bridge considering wave load effects
X.T. Zhang, J.M. Huang, H.M. Zhou & H.L.Wang

Seismic response of bridges including soil-structure interaction
R. Ferrarese, A.R. Chen & G. Bosco

Monitoring and inspection of steel cable-stayed bridges
Q.W. Zhang, J.F. Liu & Y.F. Ji

The risk assessment and management of a long span cable stayed bridge under construction stage
Y.K. Yang, R.J. Ma & A.R. Chen

Durability design method and application for concrete bridge based on carbonation numerical simulation
Z.Y. Yin, X. Ruan & A.R. Chen

Simplified analysis method for rockfall impact load
X.Y. Zhou, D.L.Wang & A.R. Chen

Study of the temperature statistical properties of Sutong Bridge
C.X. Ge & R.J. Ma

Cost-effective connection details for enhanced life cycle performance of steel orthotropic bridge decks
S. Roy, S. Mukherjee & X. Zhao

Champlain bridge in Montreal – life-cycle assessment and demolition scenarios
S. Zmigrodzki

Evaluation of traffic load on bridges based on extreme load effect analysis
J.-Y. Joung, J.-G. Choi, S.-H. Kim & D.-W. You

Preliminary study on anchor properties of pre-stressed CFRP plate at high temperature
J. Zhuo, H. Yang, K. Jiang & W.P. Zhang

Classification of inventory data suit for managing Australian railway bridges
I. Thilakarathna, T.H.T. Chan, D. Thambiratnam & M. Aflatooni

Vehicle characteristics and load effects of four-lane highway
X. Ruan & K.P. Zhou

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