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    Author(s): Sreenivas Alampalli; Sheila Rimal Duwadi; Reagan Sentelle Herman; Danielle D. Kleinhans; Khaled Mahmoud; James C. Ray; James P. Wacker; Nur Yazdani
    Date: 2008
    Source: [S.l.] : The American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineering Institute, 2008: 117 pages.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    The participants to the workshop were given the charge to discuss (1) bridge design issues including best practices in design and detailing that could be used to improve durability, extend service life and prevent premature deterioration, (2) performance measures needed to better determine bridge condition, (3) technologies that could be used to monitor bridge life and assess condition, and (4) improving decision-making through comprehensive collection and evaluation of bridge performance and operations data and other topics which the groups felt were of importance.

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    Alampalli, Sreenivas; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Herman, Reagan Sentelle; Kleinhans, Danielle D.; Mahmoud, Khaled; Ray, James C.; Wacker, James P.; Yazdani, Nur. 2008. Bridge Workshop : Enhancing Bridge Performance, February 21-22, 2008, Reston, Virginia : workshop report. [S.l.] : The American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineering Institute, 2008: 117 pages.

    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

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