Accession Number:

ADA508962

Title:

A Novel Structural Health Management Approach for Steel Bridges

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

CONCURRENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP JOHNSTOWN PA

Report Date:

2009-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

OBJECTIVES Demonstrate and validate state-of-the-art and remote structural health and corrosion degradation monitoring of steel bridges Employ system on two subject bridges to greatly reduce risk of catastrophic failure by providing advance warning of growing structural problems caused by corrosionmaterials degradation Subject Bridge 1 -1-20 Bridge, Vicksburg, MS - Steel truss through deck - About 23,000 vehicles per day - Westward movement of bridge piers E-1 and E02 on east side. Subject Bridge 2 - Government Bridge, Rock Island, IL - Steel truss through deck - Built in 1893 - About 10,300 vehicles per day - About five trains per day.

Subject Categories:

  • Properties of Metals and Alloys
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE