1st Edition

Frontier Technologies for Infrastructures Engineering Structures and Infrastructures Book Series, Vol. 4

Edited By Alfredo H.S. Ang, Shi-Shuenn Chen Copyright 2009

    An exclusive collection of papers introducing current and frontier technologies of special significance to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of civil infrastructures. This volume is intended for professional and practicing engineers involved with infrastructure systems such as roadways, bridges, buildings, power generating and distribution systems, water resources, environmental facilities, and other civil infrastructure systems.

    Contributions are by internationally renowned and eminent experts, and cover: 1. Life-cycle cost and performance; 2.Reliability engineering; 3. Risk assessment and management; 4. Optimization methods and optimal design; 5. Role of maintenance, inspection, and repair; 6. Structural and system health monitoring; 7. Durability, fatigue and fracture; 8. Corrosion technology for metal and R/C structures; 9. Concrete materials and concrete structures.

    A Risk-Based Framework for Managing Infrastructures, Prof. Bilal Ayyub, University of Maryland, USA

    Introduction of Optimum Structural Design and Its Recent Developments, Prof. Franklin Cheng, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA

    Performance Degradation-Based Life-Cycle Cost Analysis for Civil Infrastructures, Prof. Hyo-Nam Cho, Hanyang University, Korea

    An Enhanced Bayesian Network Approach for Infrastructure Risk Management, Prof. Armen Der Kiureghian, University of California, Berkeley, USA

    The Role of Risk Assessment in Performance-Based Engineering, Prof. Bruce Ellingwood, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

    Fatigue and the Durability of Steel Bridges, Prof. John Fisher, Lehigh University, USA

    Life-Cycle Cost and Performance Prediction: Role of Structural Health Monitoring, Prof. Dan Frangopol, Lehigh University, USA

    Life-Cycle Cost and Bridge Management, Prof. Hitoshi Furuta, Kansai University, Japan

    Risk-Based Design and Decision Making in Geotechnical Engineering, Prof. Robert Gilbert, University of Texas at Austin, USA

    Structural Health Assessment using Minimum Dynamic Response Information, Prof. Achintya Haldar, University of Arizona, USA

    Geosynthetics for Soil Reinforcements, Prof. Robert Holtz, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

    Design and Implementation of A Wireless Structural Health Monitoring System, Prof. Anne Kiremidjian, Stanford University, USA

    Innovative Conceptual Design of Vibration Sensitive Buildings, Prof. Seng-Lip Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Construction Remote Sensing, Building Blackbox and 3D Laser Scanning Applications, Prof. Liang Liu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Modeling and Simulation for Design and Improvement of Complex Construction Operations, Prof. Julio Martinez, Purdue University, USA

    Prediction of Reinforcement Corrosion in Concrete Structures, Prof. Ghani Razaqpur, McMaster University, Canada

    Resilience and Sustainability of Infrastructure Systems, Prof. Masanobu Shinozuka, University of California, Irvine, USA

    Application of Risk Management and Reliability Procedures in Geotechnical Engineering, Prof. Wilson Tang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

    Managing Physical and Financial Risks from Extreme Natural Hazards, Prof. Erik Vanmarcke, Princeton University, USA

    Application of Reliability in Earthquake Engineering, Prof. Yi-Kwei Wen, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA


    Ang\, Alfredo H.S.; Chen\, Shi-Shuenn