Condition Assessment of Aged Structures
  • Release Date : 23 January 2014
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 552 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781845695217
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Download or read book entitled Condition Assessment of Aged Structures by author: J K Paik which was release on 23 January 2014 and published by Elsevier with total page 552 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 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 - Fundamental mechanisms and advanced mathematical methods for predicting structural deterioration - Residual strength assessment of deteriorated structures - Inspection and maintenance 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 and standards for structural condition assessment or health monitoring, and what future trends might be. Single source of information on structural assessment techniques for marine and land-based structures Examines the residual strength and reliability of aged structures Assesses current practices covering inspection, health monitoring and maintenance