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Probabilistic analysis of resistance degradation of reinforced concrete bridge beams under corrosion
Bridges subjected to environmental attack can experience changes in resistance which are time-variant. In this study, flexural strength loss in concrete bridge beams due to corrosion of steelExpand
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The objective of bridge management is to allocate and use the limited resources to balance lifetime reliability and life-cycle cost in an optimal manner. As the 20th century has drawn to a close, itExpand
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Effects of Damage and Redundancy on Structural Reliability
Analytical investigations into the effects of damage and redundancy on the reliability of structural systems are reported. These investigations are based on a definition of structural redundancyExpand
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Life-cycle performance, management, and optimisation of structural systems under uncertainty: accomplishments and challenges 1
Our knowledge to model, analyse, design, maintain, monitor, manage, predict and optimise the life-cycle performance of structures and infrastructures under uncertainty is continually growing.Expand
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Restoration of Bridge Networks after an Earthquake: Multicriteria Intervention Optimization
This paper presents an optimization procedure for the restoration activities associated with the bridges of a transportation network severely damaged by an earthquake. The design variables are (i)Expand
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Resilience and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure: Toward a Unified Approach
In recent years, the concepts of resilience and sustainability have become very topical and popular. The concept of sustainability rose to prominence in the late 1980s and became a central issue inExpand
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Life-cycle cost design of deteriorating structures
A lifetime optimization methodology for planning the inspection and repair of structures that deteriorate over time is introduced and illustrated through numerical examples. The optimization is basedExpand
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Bridge fatigue reliability assessment using probability density functions of equivalent stress range based on field monitoring data
This paper focuses on fatigue reliability assessment of steel bridges by using probability density functions of equivalent stress range based on field monitoring data. To date, existing steel bridgesExpand
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RELSYS: A computer program for structural system reliability
RELSYS (RELiability of SYStems) which computes the system reliability of any structure which can be modeled as a series-parallel combination of its components. Expand
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