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Life-cycle of Structural Systems

Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management, 1st Edition

Edited by Hitoshi Furuta, Mitsuyoshi Akiyama, Dan M. Frangopol


214 pages

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Hardback: 9780815384281
pub: 2018-02-27

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This book aims to promote the study, research and applications in the design, assessment, prediction, and optimal management of life-cycle performance, safety, reliability, and risk of civil structures and infrastructure systems. The contribution in each chapter presents state-of-the-art as well as emerging applications related to key aspects of the life-cycle civil engineering field.

The chapters in this book were originally published as a special issue of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering.

Table of Contents

Life-cycle of structural systems: design, assessment, maintenance and management

Hitoshi Furuta and Mitsuyoshi Akiyama

1. Non-prescriptive approaches to enhanced life cycle seismic performance of buildings

Mark P. Sarkisian

2. A life-cycle framework for integrating green building and hazard-resistant design: examining the seismic impacts of buildings with green roofs

Sarah J. Welsh-Huggins and Abbie B. Liel

3. Practical application of life-cycle management system for shore protection facilities

Hiroshi Yokota

4. Framework for maintenance management of shield tunnel using structural performance and life cycle cost as indicators

Jianhong Wang, Atsushi Koizumi and Hiroshi Tanaka

5. Simplified structural deterioration model for reinforced concrete bridge piers under cyclic loading

Anirudh S. Rao, Michael D. Lepech, Anne S. Kiremidjian and Xiao-Yan Sun

6. Development of time-dependent fragility functions for deteriorating reinforced concrete bridge piers

Anirudh S. Rao, Michael D. Lepech and Anne Kiremidjian

7. Big data-based deterioration prediction models and infrastructure management: towards assetmetrics

Kiyoshi Kobayashi and Kiyoyuki Kaito

8. Time-variant redundancy and failure times of deteriorating concrete structures considering multiple limit states

Fabio Biondini and Dan M. Frangopol

9. After-fracture redundancy analysis of an aged truss bridge in Japan

Weiwei Lin, Heang Lam, Teruhiko Yoda, Haijie Ge, Ying Xu, Hideyuki Kasano, Kuniei Nogami and Jun Murakoshi

10. Experimental investigation of the spatial variability of the steel weight loss and corrosion cracking of reinforced concrete members: novel X-ray and digital image processing techniques

Sopokhem Lim, Mitsuyoshi Akiyama, Dan M. Frangopol and Haitao Jiang

11. Modelling processes related to corrosion of reinforcement in concrete: coupled 3D finite element model

Joško Ožbolt, Filip Oršanić and Gojko Balabanić

12. Efficient multi-objective optimisation of probabilistic service life management

Sunyong Kim and Dan M. Frangopol

13. Probabilistic assessment of an interdependent healthcare–bridge network system under seismic hazard

You Dong and Dan M. Frangopol

14. Reliability-based structural design framework against accidental loads – ship collision

Hyun-Moo Koh, Jeong-Hyun Lim, Hyunjoong Kim, Jiwoon Yi, Wonsuk Park and Junho Song

15. Target reliability for existing structures considering economic and societal aspects

Miroslav Sykora, Dimitris Diamantidis, Milan Holicky and Karel Jung

16. Vibration monitoring via spectro-temporal compressive sensing for wireless sensor networks

Roman Klis and Eleni N. Chatzi

About the Editors

Hitoshi Furuta is Professor at the Department of Informatics, Kansai University, Japan. He is the author or co-author of over 300 refereed publications, including books, book chapters, journal articles, and papers in conference proceedings. He is editorial board member of several international journals and was President of ICOSSAR, Chair of WC1 of IABSE, and currently Vice President of IALCCE.

Mitsuyoshi Akiyama is Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,Waseda University, Japan. He published many research papers on earthquake engineering, life-cycle structural performance, safety and reliability in structural engineering, and application of probabilistic concepts and methods to the design of civil structures. He is the recipient of several national and international awards.

Dan M. Frangopol is Professor and the inaugural holder of the Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University, USA. He has authored/co-authored over 350 articles in archival journals including 9 prize-winning papers. He is the Founding Editor of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering and of the book series Structures and Infrastructures. He is a foreign member of the Academia Europaea and of the Royal Academy of Belgium, an Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy, and a Distinguished Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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