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Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering Applications and Management

by Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli

Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering Applications and Management Synopsis

Continually increasing demands on infrastructures mean that maintenance and renewal require timely, appropriate action that maximizes benefits while minimizing cost. To be as well informed as possible, decision-makers must have an optimal understanding of an infrastructure's condition-what it is now, and what it is expected to be in the future. Written by two highly respected engineers, the second volume, Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering: Applications and Management, integrates the decision making concept into theoretical and practical issues. It covers: State-of-the-art practice and future directions Use of probability and statistics in areas including structural modeling Specific practical applications, including retrofitting and rehabilitation in response to earthquake damage, corrosion, fatigue, and bridge security Use of IHCE for management and maintenance of different types of structures using pre-stressed and reinforced concrete, and fiber-reinforced polymers (FRPs) Numerous practical case studies, as well as coverage of the latest techniques in the use of sensors for damage detection and load testing Built to correspond to the ideas presented in its companion volume, Theory and Components, this is an invaluable guide to optimized, cost-saving methods that will help readers meet safety specifications for new projects, as well as the aging infrastructure at great risk of failure.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780367382346
Publication date: 2nd October 2019
Author: Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli
Publisher: CRC Press an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 696 pages
Categories: Mining industry,

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