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Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Author : Vistasp M. Karbhari,F Ansari
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2009-08-25
ISBN 10 : 1845696824
Pages : 552 pages
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Structural health monitoring is an extremely important methodology in evaluating the ‘health’ of a structure by assessing the level of deterioration and remaining service life of civil infrastructure systems. This book reviews key developments in research, technologies and applications in this area of civil engineering. It discusses ways of obtaining and analysing data, sensor technologies and methods of sensing changes in structural performance characteristics. It also discusses data transmission and the application of both individual technologies and entire systems to bridges and buildings. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Structural health monitoring of civil infrastructure systems is a valuable reference for students in civil and structural engineering programs as well as those studying sensors, data analysis and transmission at universities. It will also be an important source for practicing civil engineers and designers, engineers and researchers developing sensors, network systems and methods of data transmission and analysis, policy makers, inspectors and those responsible for the safety and service life of civil infrastructure. Reviews key developments in research, technologies and applications Discusses systems used to obtain and analyse data and sensor technologies Assesses methods of sensing changes in structural performance

Structural Health Monitoring of Large Civil Engineering Structures
Author : Hua-Peng Chen
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2018-01-29
ISBN 10 : 1119166632
Pages : 328 pages
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A critical review of key developments and latest advances in Structural Health Monitoring technologies applied to civil engineering structures, covering all aspects required for practical application Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) provides the facilities for in-service monitoring of structural performance and damage assessment, and is a key element of condition based maintenance and damage prognosis. This comprehensive book brings readers up to date on the most important changes and advancements in the structural health monitoring technologies applied to civil engineering structures. It covers all aspects required for such monitoring in the field, including sensors and networks, data acquisition and processing, damage detection techniques and damage prognostics techniques. The book also includes a number of case studies showing how the techniques can be applied in the development of sustainable and resilient civil infrastructure systems. Structural Health Monitoring of Large Civil Engineering Structures offers in-depth chapter coverage of: Sensors and Sensing Technology for Structural Monitoring; Data Acquisition, Transmission, and Management; Structural Damage Identification Techniques; Modal Analysis of Civil Engineering Structures; Finite Element Model Updating; Vibration Based Damage Identification Methods; Model Based Damage Assessment Methods; Monitoring Based Reliability Analysis and Damage Prognosis; and Applications of SHM Strategies to Large Civil Structures. Presents state-of-the-art SHM technologies allowing asset managers to evaluate structural performance and make rational decisions Covers all aspects required for the practical application of SHM Includes case studies that show how the techniques can be applied in practice Structural Health Monitoring of Large Civil Engineering Structures is an ideal book for practicing civil engineers, academics and postgraduate students studying civil and structural engineering.

Sensing Issues in Civil Structural Health Monitoring
Author : Farhad Ansari
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2005-07-14
ISBN 10 : 9781402036606
Pages : 527 pages
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Civil infrastructure systems are generally the most expensive assets in any country, and these systems are deteriorating at an alarming rate. In addition, these systems have a long service life in comparison to most other commercial products. As well, the introduction of intelligent materials and innovative design approaches in these systems is painfully slow due to heavy relianceon traditional construction and maintenance practices, and the conservative nature of design codes. Feedback on the "state of the health" of constructed systems is practically nonexistent. In the quest for lighter, stronger and corrosion-resistant structures, the replacement of ferrous materials by high-strength fibrous ones is being actively pursued in several countries around the world, both with respect to the design of new structures as well as for the rehabilitation and strengthening of existing ones. In North America, active research in the design of new highway bridges is focused on a number of specialty areas, including the replacement of steel reinforcing bars in concrete deck slabs by randomly distributed low-modulus fibers, and the replacement of steel prestressing cables for concrete components by tendons comprising super-strong fibers. Research is also being conducted on using FRPs to repair and strengthen existing structures.

Health Assessment of Engineered Structures
Author : Achintya Haldar
Publisher : World Scientific
Release Date : 2013-05-08
ISBN 10 : 9814439037
Pages : 352 pages
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Health Assessment of Engineered Structures has become one of the most active research areas and has attracted multi-disciplinary interest. Since available financial recourses are very limited, extending the lifespan of existing bridges, buildings and other infrastructures has become a major challenge to the engineering profession world-wide. Some of its related areas are only in their development phase. As the study of structural health assessment matures, more new areas are being identified to complement the concept. This book covers some of the most recent developments (theoretical and experimental) and application potentials in structural health assessment. It is designed to present currently available information in an organised form to interested parties who are not experts in the subject. Each chapter is authored by the most active scholar(s) in the area. After discussing the general concept, various currently available methods of structural health assessment (such as the use of smart sensors) are presented. Health Assessment discusses the following: sensor types, platforms and data conditioning for practical applications; wireless collection of sensor data, sensor power needs and on-site energy harvesting; and long term monitoring of structures. Uncertainty in collected data is also extensively addressed. A chapter discussing future directions in structural health assessment is also included. Contents:Structural Health Monitoring for Civil Infrastructure (E J Cross, K Worden and C R Farrar)Enhanced Damage Locating Vector Method for Structural Health Monitoring (S T Quek, V A Tran, and N N K Lee)Dynamics-Based Damage Identification (Pizhong Qiao and Wei Fan)Simulation Based Methods for Model Updating in Structural Condition Assessment (H A Nasrellah, B Radhika, V S Sundar, and C S Manohar)Stochastic Filtering in Structural Health Assessment: Some Perspectives and Recent Trends (S Sarkar, T Raveendran, D Roy, and R M Vasu)A Novel Health Assessment Method for Large Three Dimensional Structures (Ajoy Kumar Das and Achintya Haldar)Wavelet-Based Techniques for Structural Health Monitoring (Z Hou, A Hera, and M Noori)The HHT Based Structural Health Monitoring (Norden E Huang, Liming W Salvino, Ya-Yu Nieh, Gang Wang and Xianyao Chen)The Use of Genetic Algorithms for Structural Identification and Damage Assessment (C G Koh and Z Zhang)Health Diagnostics of Highway Bridges Using Vibration Response Data (Maria Q Feng, Hugo C Gomez, and Andrea Zampieri)Sensors Used in Structural Health Monitoring (Mehdi Modares and Jamshid Mohammadi)Sensor Data Wireless Communication, Sensor Power Needs, and Energy Harvesting (Erdal Oruklu, Jafar Saniie, Mehdi Modares, and Jamshid Mohammadi) Readership: Students (undergraduate and graduate), researchers (academic and industrial), and practitioners (government and private) interested in structural engineering. Keywords:Structural Health Assessment;Methodologies;Sensors;Wireless Sensors;Uncertainty Analysis;System IdentificationKey Features:No such book is currently available, it is one of the most active research and development areas in the engineering profession at present and each chapter will be authored by the most active scholar(s) on the subject

Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures
Author : Ming L. Wang,Jerome P. Lynch,Hoon Sohn
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2014-05-19
ISBN 10 : 1782422439
Pages : 738 pages
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Sensors are used for civil infrastructure performance assessment and health monitoring, and have evolved significantly through developments in materials and methodologies. Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructure Volume II provides an overview of sensor data analysis and case studies in assessing and monitoring civil infrastructures. Part one focuses on sensor data interrogation and decision making, with chapters on data management technologies, data analysis, techniques for damage detection and structural damage detection. Part two is made up of case studies in assessing and monitoring specific structures such as bridges, towers, buildings, dams, tunnels, pipelines, and roads. Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructure provides a standard reference for structural and civil engineers, electronics engineers, and academics with an interest in the field. Provides an in-depth examination of sensor data management and analytical techniques for fault detection and localization, looking at prognosis and life-cycle assessment Includes case studies in assessing structures such as bridges, buildings, super-tall towers, dams, tunnels, wind turbines, railroad tracks, nuclear power plants, offshore structures, levees, and pipelines

Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Structures
Author : Jian Zhang,Zhishen Wu,Mohammad Noori,Yong Li
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2020-11-04
ISBN 10 : 1000178692
Pages : 586 pages
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Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Structures: Testing, Sensing, Monitoring, and Control covers a wide range of topics in the areas of vibration testing, instrumentation, and analysis of civil engineering and critical infrastructure. It explains how recent research, development, and applications in experimental vibration analysis of civil engineering structures have progressed significantly due to advancements in the fields of sensor and testing technologies, instrumentation, data acquisition systems, computer technology, computational modeling and simulation of large and complex civil infrastructure systems. The book also examines how cutting-edge artificial intelligence and data analytics can be applied to infrastructure systems. Features: Explains how recent technological developments have resulted in addressing the challenge of designing more resilient infrastructure Examines numerous research studies conducted by leading scholars in the field of infrastructure systems and civil engineering Presents the most emergent fields of civil engineering design, such as data analytics and Artificial Intelligence for the analysis and performance assessment of infrastructure systems and their resilience Emphasizes the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to develop the modeling, analysis, and experimental tools for designing more resilient and intelligent infrastructures Appropriate for practicing engineers and upper-level students, Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Structures: Testing, Sensing, Monitoring, and Control serves as a strategic roadmap for further research in the field of vibration testing and instrumentation of infrastructure systems.

Computer Vision for Structural Dynamics and Health Monitoring
Author : Dongming Feng,Maria Q. Feng
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2021-01-11
ISBN 10 : 1119566584
Pages : 256 pages
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Provides comprehensive coverage of theory and hands-on implementation of computer vision-based sensors for structural health monitoring This book is the first to fill the gap between scientific research of computer vision and its practical applications for structural health monitoring (SHM). It provides a complete, state-of-the-art review of the collective experience that the SHM community has gained in recent years. It also extensively explores the potentials of the vision sensor as a fast and cost-effective tool for solving SHM problems based on both time and frequency domain analytics, broadening the application of emerging computer vision sensor technology in not only scientific research but also engineering practice. Computer Vision for Structural Dynamics and Health Monitoring presents fundamental knowledge, important issues, and practical techniques critical to successful development of vision-based sensors in detail, including robustness of template matching techniques for tracking targets; coordinate conversion methods for determining calibration factors to convert image pixel displacements to physical displacements; sensing by tracking artificial targets vs. natural targets; measurements in real time vs. by post-processing; and field measurement error sources and mitigation methods. The book also features a wide range of tests conducted in both controlled laboratory and complex field environments in order to evaluate the sensor accuracy and demonstrate the unique features and merits of computer vision-based structural displacement measurement. Offers comprehensive understanding of the principles and applications of computer vision for structural dynamics and health monitoring Helps broaden the application of the emerging computer vision sensor technology from scientific research to engineering practice such as field condition assessment of civil engineering structures and infrastructure systems Includes a wide range of laboratory and field testing examples, as well as practical techniques for field application Provides MATLAB code for most of the issues discussed including that of image processing, structural dynamics, and SHM applications Computer Vision for Structural Dynamics and Health Monitoring is ideal for graduate students, researchers, and practicing engineers who are interested in learning about this emerging sensor technology and advancing their applications in SHM and other engineering problems. It will also benefit those in civil and aerospace engineering, energy, and computer science.

Life-Cycle and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Author : Alfred Strauss,Dan Frangopol,Konrad Bergmeister
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2012-09-18
ISBN 10 : 020310336X
Pages : 516 pages
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Life-Cycle and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure Systems contains the lectures and papers presented at the Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2012) held in one of Vienna‘s most famous venues, the Hofburg Palace, October 3rd-6th, 2012. This volume consists of a book of extended abstracts (516 pp) and a DVD-ROM

Facing the Challenges in Structural Engineering
Author : Hugo Rodrigues,Amr Elnashai,Gian Michele Calvi
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2017-07-11
ISBN 10 : 3319619144
Pages : 502 pages
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This edited volume brings together findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of structural engineering, applied to buildings, bridges and infrastructures in general. It focuses on the application of advanced experimental and numerical techniques and new technologies to the built environment. This volume is part of the proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2017.

Life-cycle Cost Analysis and Design of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Author : Dan M. Frangopol,Hitoshi Furuta
Publisher : American Society of Civil Engineers
Release Date : 2001-01-01
ISBN 10 : 9780784405710
Pages : 323 pages
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Featuring sixteen technical papers and two keynote addresses presented at the August 2000 conference in Honolulu, this book covers a range of studies on life-cycle cost analysis, design, maintenance, and management of civil infrastructure systems. Topics include conceptual design of structural syste

Life-Cycle Cost and Performance of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Author : Hyo-Nam Cho,Dan M. Frangopol,Alfredo H-S Ang
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2007-07-18
ISBN 10 : 0415413567
Pages : 319 pages
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This bookcontains papers covering a wide range of studies on life-cycle performance analysis, design, maintenance, monitoring, management, and cost of civil infrastructure systems. Topics include reliability and optimization as design basis tools, monitoring systems, life-cycle cost analysis and management, bridge management systems, and quality control acceptance criteria. The book also discusses seismic reliability analysis of deteriorating structures, bridge inspection strategies, life-cycle cost analysis of structures on a network level, optimal risk-based design of infrastructures, updating bridge reliability using load monitoring data and statistics of extremes, rehabilitation of bridges, and lifetime analysis and structural repair of civil infrastructure systems.

Resilience of Critical Infrastructure Systems
Author : Zhishen Wu,Xilin Lu,Mohammad Noori
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2020-04-28
ISBN 10 : 1000057941
Pages : 230 pages
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With rapid urbanization in developing countries and the emergence of smart systems and integrated intelligent devices, the new generation of infrastructure will be smarter and more efficient. However, due to natural and anthropomorphic hazards, as well as the adverse impact of climate change, civil infrastructure systems are increasingly vulnerable. Therefore, future-proofing and designing resilience into infrastructure is one of the biggest challenges facing the industry and governments in all developing and industrialized societies. This book provides a comprehensive overview of infrastructure resiliency, new developments in this emerging field and its scopes, including ecology and sustainability, and the challenges involved in building more resilient civil infrastructure systems. Moreover, it introduces a strategic roadmap for effective and efficient methods needed for modeling, designing, and assessing resiliency. Features: Includes contributions from internationally recognized scholars in the emerging field of infrastructure resilience. Covers a broad range of topics in infrastructure resilience such as disaster assessment, civil infrastructure and lifeline systems, natural hazard mitigation, and seismic protection. Includes practical global case studies and leading-edge research from several countries. Presents an interdisciplinary approach in addressing the challenges in the emerging field of infrastructure resilience Resilience of Critical Infrastructure Systems: Emerging Developments and Future Challenges serves as a valuable resource for practicing professionals, researchers, and advanced students seeking practical, forward-looking guidance.