National Level Infrastructure Condition Assessment: Principles and Metrics

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Infrastructure provides the key facilities to the nation’s economic prosperity, public safety and security, and social development. To improve the physical condition of infrastructure, the status of a nation’s infrastructure should be continuously and properly evaluation. This study discusses the principles of national level infrastructure condition assessment, and then proposes a comprehensive assessment metrics in fifteen infrastructure objectives. The result provides a practical guideline by which a nation can conduct a viable infrastructure assessment.

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Edited by:

Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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1622-1627

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.71-78.1622

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Y. J. Lu and S. H. Jiang, "National Level Infrastructure Condition Assessment: Principles and Metrics", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1622-1627, 2011

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July 2011

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