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Condition Assessment of Aged Structures J.K. Paik

Condition Assessment of Aged Structures

J.K. Paik

Published December 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781420093049
Hardcover
384 pages
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Any structural system in service is subject to age-related deterioration, leading to potential concerns regarding maintenance, health and safety, environmental and economic implications. This work is an invaluable, single source of information onMoreAny structural system in service is subject to age-related deterioration, leading to potential concerns regarding maintenance, health and safety, environmental and economic implications. This work 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. Professionals from a broad range of disciplines will be able to gain a better understanding of current practices in the field, how to apply the latest advanced design and development technologies in condition assessment, and what future trends might be.