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Title: Enhance bridge performance

Source: Alampalli, Sreenivas; Duwadi Sheila Rimal; Herman, Regan Sentelle; Kleinhans, Danielle D.; Mahmoud, Khaled; Ray, James C.; Wacker, James P.; Yazdani, Nur. 2008. In: Enhance bridge performance. 2008 February 21-22: Reston, VA. The American society of Civil Engineers: 117 p.; 2008

Author(s)Alampalli, Sreenivas; Duwadi Sheila Rimal; Herman, Regan Sentelle; Kleinhans, Danielle D.; Mahmoud, Khaled; Ray, James C.; Wacker, James P.; Yazdani, Nur

Publication Year: 2008  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4714-3A

Abstract: The Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE/SEI) 'Enhancing Bridge Performance' Workshop was convened to bring together the structural engineering community from ASCE, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Departments of Transportation (DOTs), the design and construction industry, and academia from across the country to set an agenda of critical needs for enhancing the performance of bridges. The invitation-only two-day workshop was co-sponsored by the FHWA and was structured according to the six ASCE/SEI Bridge Technical Committees under the Bridge Technical Administrative Committee (TAC): Bridge Management, Inspection and Rehabilitation; Steel Bridges; Timber Bridges; Concrete Bridges; Cable Supported Bridges; and Bridge Security.

Keywords: Bridges, inspection, wood, nondestructive testing, deterioration, service life, design, construction, testing, iron bridges, steel bridges, maintenance, repair, United States, congresses, performance testing, timber bridges, structural timbers, wooden bridges, concrete bridges

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 1,019 kb(s)

Date posted: 05/17/2010

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RITS Product ID: 31061
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Wacker, James P.
Research General Engineer

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