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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-09-0021
Project Name:   Nondestructive Evaluation Web Manual
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  July 13, 2009
End Date:  June 30, 2014
Contact Information
Last Name:  Rivers
First Name:  Benjamin
Telephone:  404-562-3926
E-mail:  Benjamin.Rivers@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Infrastructure Management Team [HRDI-60]
Program:   Flexible Funding
Laboratory:   Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Laboratory
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   The project team will identify Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) technologies currently available for deployment. Experts for each technology will be used to develop and independently review content on each technology to meet the objective.
The key project objective is to provide the typical bridge inspector with a Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) technology reference tool that contains reliable, unbiased information, is easily accessible, is easy to use and search, and can be easily updated as new developments occur.
Product Type:   Software
Training materials
Test Methodology:   Expert Collaboration
Expected Benefits:   The expected benefit is an increased use of Nondestructive Evaluation tools.
Deliverables: Name: Nondestructive Evaluation Web Manual
Product Type(s): Training materials, Software
Description: A Web site conforming to Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center's (TFHRC's) Internet policies with technical content on the capabilities, procedures for applying the technologies, references about the technology, and definitions of Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) methods, etc.
FHWA Topics:   Research/Technologies--Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC)
TRT Terms:   Investigation of Structure
Testing equipment
FHWA Disciplines:   Structures
Subject Areas:   Bridges and other structures


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