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    • An overview of the European situation on quality control of existing bridges: COST Action TU1406 

      Matos, Jose C.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2018)
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    • COST Action TU1406 and main results on bridge lifecycle management 

      Matos, Jose C.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (CRC Press, 2018)
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      Life-cycle analyses are used in condition assessment of new and existing bridges, as well as for evaluation of maintenance strategies. Management systems, capturing different degradation processes, are very often used in ...
    • COST TU1406: an overview of European standardization on quality control of road bridges 

      Matos, Jose C.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2017)
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      Road asset management is a task of great responsibility, since it involves vital assets to the community. An efficient transportation network is essential for the modern society from the economic, societal and environmental ...
    • Inspection of existing bridges: moving on from condition rating 

      Hajdin, Rade; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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      It is widely accepted that safety and serviceability are primary concerns in bridge design. However, for the most of bridges’ service life, these concerns are addressed indirectly by a qualitative measure, defined herein ...
    • Life cycle cost management of concrete structures 

      Matos, Jose C.; Solgaard, Anders; Linneberg, Poul; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2018)
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      Tools, guidelines and standards for assessment of Life Cycle Cost (LCC) of built environment e.g. buildings, infrastructure assets etc. have gained impact over the past years. Owner and operator application of tools, ...
    • Life cycle cost, as a tool for decision making on concrete infrastructures 

      Matos, Jose C.; Strauss, Alfred; Santos, Carlos; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2017)
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      The use of Life Cycle Cost (LCC) tools in civil engineering is increasing, due to the need of infrastructure owners and operators to guarantee their assets maximum performance with an optimized budget. By considering these ...
    • Performance based design and assessment—levels of indicators 

      Strauss, Alfred; Mold, Lisa; Bergmeister, Konrad; Mandic Ivankovic, Ana; Matos, Jose C.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (CRC Press, 2018)
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      Quality control management of structural concrete, as well as of concrete road bridges shows a lot of differences within European countries. This article provides not only an overview of the state of the art, but presents ...
    • Performance-Indikatoren für die Bewertung von Strukturen aus Konstruktionsbeton auf europäischer Ebene nach COST TU1406 

      Strauss, Alfred; Mandic Ivankovic, Ana; Mold, Lisa; Matos, Jose C.; Bergmeister, Konrad; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2018-02)
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      Quality control management of structural concrete, as well as of concrete road bridges shows a lot of differences within European countries. This article provides not only an overview of the state of the art, but presents ...
    • Probabilistic based, collected and analysed, practical and research based performance indicators 

      Matos, Jose C.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Fernandes, S.; Strauss, Alfred (Technische Universität Wien, 2017)
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      Road asset management is a task of great responsibility, since it involves vital assets to the community. An efficient transportation network is essential for the modern society from the economic, societal and environmental ...
    • Quality specifications and performance indicators for highway bridges in Europe 

      Strauss, Alfred; Fernandes, S.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Mold, Lisa; Matos, Jose C. (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
      Conference report
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      Across Europe, multiple management systems were developed with the aim of managing roadway bridges in an efficient manner. Although being generically similar, the condition assessment process, based in the as-sessment of ...
    • Quality specifications and performance indicators for road bridges in Europe 

      Strauss, Alfred; Fernandes, S.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Mold, Lisa; Matos, Jose C. (2018)
      Conference report
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      Across Europe, multiple management systems were developed with the aim of managing roadway bridges in an efficient manner. Although being generically similar, the condition assessment process, based in the as-sessment of ...
    • Quality specifications for roadway bridges in Europe 

      Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (2018)
      Conference report
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      In Europe, there is a large disparity from country to country regarding the way performance indicators are quantified and goals and quality controls specified. The main objective of COST Action TU-1406 is to establish ...
    • Quality specifications for roadway bridges in Europe: overview of COST Action TU1406 

      Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (CRC Press, 2021)
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      Quality control frameworks are being implemented wordwide by bridge owners. In the case of highway bridges, the definition of a set of performance goals at component, system and network level and the proposal of the ...
    • Quality specifications for roadway bridges: standardization at a European level 

      Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (CRC Press, 2019)
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      Across Europe, the need to manage roadway bridges efficiently led to the development of multiple management systems in different countries. Despite presenting similar architectural frameworks, there are relevant differences ...
    • Standardization of quality control plans for highway bridges in Europe: COST Action TU 1406 

      Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2017)
      Conference report
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      In Europe, as all over the world, the need to manage roadway bridges in an efficientway led to the development of different management systems. Hence, nowadays, many European countries have their own system. Although they ...