Risk-Based Bridge Engineering : Proceedings of the 10th New York City Bridge Conference, August 26-27, 2019, New York City, USA book cover
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Risk-Based Bridge Engineering
Proceedings of the 10th New York City Bridge Conference, August 26-27, 2019, New York City, USA

ISBN 9780367416737
Published August 18, 2019 by CRC Press
332 Pages

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Book Description

Risk-based engineering is essential for the efficient asset management and safe operation of bridges. A risk-based asset management strategy couples risk management, standard work, reliability-based inspection and structural analysis, and condition-based maintenance to properly apply resources based on process criticality. This ensures that proper controls are put in place and reliability analysis is used to ensure continuous improvement. An effective risk-based management system includes an enterprise asset management or resource solution that properly catalogues asset attribute data, a functional hierarchy, criticality analysis, risk and failure analysis, control plans, reliability analysis and continuous improvement. Such efforts include periodic inspections, condition evaluations and prioritizing repairs accordingly.

This book contains select papers that were presented at the 10th New York City Bridge Conference, held on August 26-27, 2019. The volume is a valuable contribution to the state-of-the-art in bridge engineering.

Table of Contents

Cable-supported bridges

Risk-based evaluation of main suspension cables of the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland
K. Mahmoud, C. Gair & H. McDonald

New cable stayed bridge across Storstrømmen in Denmark
B. MacAulay & E. Stoklund Larsen

Hanger cable fatigue life assessment of a major suspension bridge
S. Durukan & S. Soyöz

Optimizing main cable dehumidification systems
M.L. Bloomstine & J.F. Melén

Asset management of bridges

Asset management of Honshu-Shikoku Bridges based on preventive maintenance
R. Uchino & N. Toyama

Implementation of a bridge management system in the Ukraine
L. Bodnar & M. Koval

Replacement strategies of existing highway bridges in Germany
M. Schumm

Bridge failures

Two collapses of the Ontario &Western Railway’s bridge at Fish’s Eddy
D.F. Mazurek & K.M. Tarhini

Redesign of collapsed river bridges due to flood and scour
E.E. Laçin, M.C. Dönmez, A. Çiçek, ˙I.N. Çilingir & ¸S. Caculi

Explicit collapse analysis of the Morandi Bridge using the Applied Element Method
D. Malomo, R. Pinho, N. Scattarreggia, M. Moratti & G.M. Calvi

Bridge history & aesthetics

TheWalter Taylor Bridge – Florianopolis Australis
S. Rothwell

Design and construction of the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge
K. Butler & N. Porter

The failure of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge
K. Gandhi

Bridge performance & evaluation

Strength and deformation based performance evaluation of existing bridges
E. Namlı, D.H. Yıldız & N. Çilingir

Effect of thermal loading on the performance of horizontally curved I-girder bridges
G.W.William, S.N. Shoukry & K.C. McBride

Structural performance of continuous slab-on-steel girders bridge subjected to extreme climate loads
A. Mohammed, B. Kadhom & H. Almansour

Application of heat straightening repair of impacted highway steel bridge girders
W. Zatar & H. Nguyen

Fracture detection in steel girder bridges using self-powered wireless sensors
M. Abedin, S. Farhangdoust &A. Mehrabi

A convolutional cost-sensitive crack localization algorithm for automated and reliable RC bridge inspection
S.O. Sajedi & X. Liang

Railway & light rail bridges

Large-scale vulnerability analysis of girder railway bridges
D. Bellotti, A. Famà, A. Di Meo & B. Borzi

Nonlinear rail-structure interaction effects for multi-frame, multi-span curved Light Rail Bridges
E. Honarvar & M.K. Senhaji

Nonlinear analysis of the first concrete network tied arch bridge for California High-Speed Rail
E. Honarvar, M. Kendall & H. Al-Khateeb

Bridge analysis & design

Experimental and FEM studies on the innovative steel-concrete hybrid girder bridge
M. Hamid Elmy & S. Nakamura

Quality specifications for roadway bridges, standardization at a European level
J.R. Casas & J.C. Matos

Multi-hazard financial risk assessment of a bridge-roadway-levee system
A. Nikellis, K. Sett, T.Wu &A.S. Whittaker

Benefits of using isolation bearing and seismic analysis on Bridge (MA-14) with Class F Soil
V.M. Liang, H.K. Lee, B.P. McFadden & I.S. Oweis

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Khaled Mahmoud is the Chief Bridge Engineer of BTC in New York City, USA. He holds a PhD in Engineering Mechanics from The City University of New York, USA. He has edited several volumes at CRC Press / Taylor and Francis and is editor-in-chief of the Journal Bridge Structures.