Life-Cycle Civil Engineering: Innovation, Theory and Practice : Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2020), October 27-30, 2020, Shanghai, China book cover
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Life-Cycle Civil Engineering: Innovation, Theory and Practice
Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2020), October 27-30, 2020, Shanghai, China

ISBN 9780367360191
Published February 8, 2021 by CRC Press
384 Pages

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Life-Cycle Civil Engineering: Innovation, Theory and Practice contains the lectures and papers presented at IALCCE2020, the Seventh International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, held in Shanghai, China, October 27-30, 2020. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a multimedia device containing the full papers of 230 contributions, including the Fazlur R. Khan lecture, eight keynote lectures, and 221 technical papers from all over the world. All major aspects of life-cycle engineering are addressed, with special emphasis on life-cycle design, assessment, maintenance and management of structures and infrastructure systems under various deterioration mechanisms due to various environmental hazards.

It is expected that the proceedings of IALCCE2020 will serve as a valuable reference to anyone interested in life-cycle of civil infrastructure systems, including students, researchers, engineers and practitioners from all areas of engineering and industry.

Table of Contents

Preface. Sponsors. Symposium organization. Acknowledgements. Fazlur R. Khan Lecture

Keynote Lectures. Mini-Symposia. MS1: Life-cycle performance assessment of civil engineering systems. MS2: Vibration-based structural health monitoring, damage identification and residual lifetime estimation. MS3: Time-dependent reliability of reinforced concrete structures. MS4: Risk and resilience-informed structural design and management under multiple hazards in a life-cycle context. MS5: Life-cycle engineering for water infrastructures. MS6: Study and advancement on life-cycle performance of steel-concrete composite structures. MS7: Value protection of built environment. MS8: Modelling and assessment of existing concrete structures. MS9: Structural health monitoring for performance assessment: Theory and applications. MS10: Advances in understanding transport-related phenomena in cement-based materials. MS11: Innovations and applications of composite member/material on life-cycle bridge maintenance and rehabilitation. MS12: Life-cycle performance of timber and timber-hybrid structures. MS13: Innovative inspection (monitoring), evaluation and strengthening technique for existing bridges. Special Sessions. SS1: Design, disaster prevention and repair for the life-cycle of rapid construction bridges. SS2: Distributed fiber optic sensing for geoengineering monitoring. S3: Life-cycle performance of structural interfaces in repair and strengthening applications. SS4: Incorporating natural hazards in the life-cycle analysis of civil infrastructure. SS5: Time-dependent reliability assessment of deteriorating infrastructure systems. SS6: Planning risk reducing interventions on infrastructure networks. SS7: Rehabilitation and renovation of steel bridges. SS8: Innovative multilevel strategies for improving structural assessment and lifetime prediction of concrete structures. SS9: Strengthening infrastructure risk management. SS10: High performance materials in bridge engineering. SS11: Life-cycle redundancy, robustness and resilience indicators for aging structural systems under multiple hazards. SS12: Real-world applications of novel structural health monitoring technologies. SS13: Condition assessment indices in the life cycle of structures. SS14: Life cycle performance of hydraulic engineering. SS15: Life cycle civil engineering: Decarbonization and digitalization. SS16: Advances in state of the art, of the practice and code implementations, in assessment, simulation, and retrofit of aged infrastructures. SS17: Tunnel life-cycle management and application. SS18: Vulnerability of infrastructural under extreme and multi-hazard. General Session.

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  1. Dr. Airong Chen is a professor in the Department of Bridge Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University. He was former dean of the Department of Bridge Engineering and former deputy dean of the College of Civil Engineering. Up to now, Prof. Chen has received many awards, including the First Prize of State Education Council Award in 1995, the Third Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress of Shanghai in 2000, the First Prize of Outstanding Engineering Counseling in 2003, and the First Prize of National Science and Technology Progress in 2009, etc. Prof. Chen has been invited to serve in international scientific committees of many conferences, including the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) and International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS). He is the author or co-author of over 200 scientific publications, and reviewers of many international journals in structural engineering.
  2. His research interests include life cycle design theory of bridge, bridge risk assessment, bridge aesthetic design, bridge performance under extreme events, and traffic safety of bridges under severe climates, bridge aerodynamics and conceptual design of bridges.

    He has been in charge of many National Natural Science Foundation projects, 863 projects, National Science and Technology Support Plans, Science and Technology of West Project of Ministry of Communications, etc. He has contributed to many consulting projects for more than 50 long span bridges, such as Sutong Bridge, Runyang Bridge, Jiangyin Bridge, and Hangzhou Bay Bridge.

  3. Dr. Xin Ruan is a professor at Department of Bridge Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, and from 2016 he is deputy director of Department of Bridge Engineering. His main research interests are in the development and application of risk assessment and management theory, bridge design, construction and maintenance, including: design theory and optimization method for long and complex bridge, bridge vehicle load modeling, numerical simulation method for load acting process, safety assessment for bridge construction process, bridge construction process control technology, durability design and assessment for bridge, maintenance strategy optimization for bridge, monitoring technology for bridge structures, sustainability for bridge engineering. He is member of ASCE, International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), and International Association for Life Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE). In IABSE, he is member of Technical Committee, and chair of Commission 6. He also participates in some national society activities. He is member of China Highway & Transportation Society, and is committee member of Young Experts of the Society, Shanghai Society of Highway, and Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering. Prof. Ruan is the recipient of several national and international awards including 2018 IABMAS Junior Prize (2018), the Outstanding Young Engineer Contribution Award from IABSE (2010), the Special Service Award from IABMAS (2016), Youth Science and Technology Award of China's Highway &Transportation Society (2014), Dean Award of College of Civil Engineering of Tongji University (2015).

Prof. Ruan is the author or co-author of several books, more than 50 articles in journals, and more than 80 papers in conference proceedings. He is project leader of four National Natural Science Foundation of China projects. He is involved in several projects from Ministry of Science and Technology, and also from Ministry of Transportation. Many of his research results have been adopted or applied in engineering practice. In these years, his researches have received more than ten awards from government and China's Highway &Transportation Society, including research for Sutong Bridge (cable-stayed bridge with main span of 1088m), Taizhou Bridge (three pylon suspension bridge with two main span of 1080m), and Hangzhou Bay Bridge (sea-crossing bridge with total length of 35km).

Dr. Dan Frangopol is the inaugural holder of the Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University. Before joining Lehigh University in 2006, he was Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He is recognized as a leader in the field of life-cycle engineering of civil and marine structures. Dr. Frangopol is the Founding President of the International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS) and International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE). He has authored/co-authored 3 books, 64 book chapters, and over 420 articles in archival journals including 11 prize winning papers. He is the Founding Editor of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering and of the Book Series  Structures and Infrastructures. Dr. Frangopol is the recipient of several medals, awards, and prizes, from ASCE, IABSE, IASSAR, SAE and other professional organizations, such as the Newmark, Freudenthal, Housner, Lin, Khan and Croes Medals, the Ang, Howard, and Moisseiff Awards, the Munro, Noble, Reese and Wellington Prizes, and the Lifetime Achievement Award in Education (OPAL), to name a few. Dr. Frangopol delivered many plenary lectures at international conferences and several named lectures including the T.Y. Lin, F.R. Khan, K.C. Kavanagh, Warren, and the Wenyuan Lectures. He has served as a consultant or advisor to numerous companies. He holds 4 honorary doctorates and 14 honorary professorships from major universities. He is a member of the US National Academy of Construction, a Foreign Member of the Academy of Europe (London), a Foreign Associate of the Engineering Academy of Japan, a Foreign Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, an Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy, an Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, and a Distinguished Member of ASCE.