Condition Assessment Of Aged Structures (woodhead Publishing …


Condition Assessment Of Aged Structures (woodhead Publishing In Mechanical Engineering)
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Any structural system in service is subject to age-related deterioration, leading to potential concerns regarding maintenance, health & safety, environmental and economic implications. Any structural system in service is subject to age-related deterioration, leading to potential concerns regarding maintenance, health & safety, environmental and economic implications.Condition Assessment of Aged Structures Condition Assessment of Aged Structures is an invaluable, single source of information on structural assessment techniques for marine and land-based structures such as ships, offshore installations, industrial plant and buildings. Topics covered include: is an invaluable, single source of information on structural assessment techniques for marine and land-based structures such as ships, offshore installations, industrial plant and buildings. Topics covered include: – Current practices and standards for structural condition assessment – Current practices and standards for structural condition assessment – Fundamental mechanisms and advanced mathematical methods for predicting structural deterioration – Fundamental mechanisms and advanced mathematical methods for predicting structural deterioration – Residual strength assessment of deteriorated structures – Residual strength assessment of deteriorated structures – Inspection and maintenance of aged structures – Inspection and maintenance of aged structures – Reliability and risk assessment of aged structures – Reliability and risk assessment of aged structures Professionals from a broad range of disciplines will be able to gain a better understanding of current practices in the field, how to apply the latest advanced design and development technologies in condition assessment, and what future trends might be. Professionals from a broad range of disciplines will be able to gain a better understanding of current practices in the field, how to apply the latest advanced design and development technologies in condition assessment, and what future trends might be.