Reliability- and cost- oriented optimal bridge maintenance planning

Dan M. Frangopol, Masaru Miyake, Jung S. Kong, Emhaidy S. Gharaibeh

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Abstract

This paper summarizes some of the previous work on optimal bridge maintenance planning and presents new developments. The optimization process is reliability- and cost-oriented. The purpose is to optimize lifetime maintenance expenditures associated with bridge stocks. The degradation of the reliability of individual bridges and the present value of future maintenance costs are both considered in this process. Numerical examples illustrate different aspects of the optimal bridge maintenance planning approach.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStructures Congress 2000
Subtitle of host publicationAdvanced Technology in Structural Engineering
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventStructures Congress 2000: Advanced Technology in Structural Engineering - Philadelphia, PA, United States
Duration: 2000 May 82000 May 10

Publication series

NameStructures Congress 2000: Advanced Technology in Structural Engineering
Volume103

Other

OtherStructures Congress 2000: Advanced Technology in Structural Engineering
CountryUnited States
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Period00/5/800/5/10

Keywords

  • Bridge maintenance
  • Costs
  • Optimization
  • Planning
  • Reliability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Building and Construction

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