Ageing of Infrastructure : A Life-Cycle Approach /
The book addresses the problem of ageing infrastructure and how ageing can reduce the service life below expected levels. The rate of ageing is affected by the type of construction material, environmental exposure, function of the infrastructure, and loading: each of these factors is considered in t...
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- 1 Introduction 2 Contrasting Design Life with Service Life effects of ageing 3 Mechanisms of ageing 4 Environmental exposure 5 Predictive modelling of ageing 6 Whole-of-life engineering for ageing infrastructure 7 Health monitoring and intervention strategies 8 The future.