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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-07-0029
Project Name:   Development and Demonstration of Systems-Based Monitoring Approaches for Improved Infrastructure Management Under Uncertainty
Project Status:   Completed
Start Date:  October 5, 2007
End Date:  October 5, 2010
Contact Information
Last Name:  Ghasemi
First Name:  Hamid
Telephone:  202-493-3042
E-mail:  hamid.ghasemi@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Infrastructure Management Team [HRDI-60]
Program:   Exploratory Advanced Research
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   The project proposes to integrate sensing and measurement technologies for structural health monitoring into bridge management practices. Innovative claims center on the development and use of novel sensing and measurement technologies, improved characterization and quantification of uncertainties evaluating safety and serviceability, and improved life-cycle decision support.
Goals:   The goal is to improve asset management research on novel integrated system approaches.
Background Information:   This is a response to an Exploratory Advanced Research Program Broad Agency Announcement in the highway infrastructure focus area.
More Information URL(s):  
  1. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/advancedresearch/pubs/10062/index.cfm
Product Type:   Research report
Test Methodology:   Data analysis and field testing
Partners:   University of Central Florida; Role(s): Technical
Expected Benefits:   Create cost efficiencies in managing transportation structures and better manage structural maintenance, repair, and replacement.
Deliverables: Name: Report
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: The development and demonstration of systems-based monitoring approaches for improved infrastructure management under uncertainty.
FHWA Topics:   Roads and Bridges--Asset Management
TRT Terms:   Transportation
Structural Health Monitoring
FHWA Disciplines:   Structures
Construction and Project Management
Program and Management Analysis
Subject Areas:   Bridges and other structures
Data and Information Technology
Maintenance and Preservation


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