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Proceedings of the Fourth U.S.-Taiwan Bridge Engineering Workshop

Edited by W. Phillip Yen, J. Jerry Shen, T-M. Lee, M. Wang and R-B. Zheng

MCEER-09-0011 | 10/27/2009 | 0 pages

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TOC: The table of contents is provided.

Notes: A workshop summary is provided.

Keywords: Bridges. Highway infrastructure. Transportation engineering. Multi-hazard mitigation. Accelerated construction. Advanced materials. Seismic performance. Scour. Fire damage. Flood events. Landslides.

Abstract: Fourth US-Taiwan Bridge Engineering Workshop was held in Princeton, New Jersey at the Chauncey Conference Center on August 4-5, 2008. Organized by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and MCEER, University at Buffalo, and hosted by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, this joint venture between Taiwan and the United States brought together 40 invited transportation engineers, researchers, and high level government officials to discuss areas of common interest. The workshop focused on: multi-hazard mitigation (including earthquakes, scour, and fire); accelerated construction; and advanced materials for highway structures.