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FOURTH NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON BRIDGE RESEARCH IN PROGRESS:
 
RESEARCH ABSTRACT
 
Title:
Life-Cycle Engineering for Bridge Decks
Author(s) and Affiliation(s):
David Veshosky, Lafayette College, Easton, PA Stephanie J. Wagaman, Carl R. Beidleman, and John L. Wilson Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Principal Investigator:
David Veshosky
Sponsor(s):
Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems Engineering Research Center and Lehigh University
Research Start Date:
1994
Expected Completion Date:
1998
Research Objectives:
The objectives of this research are to determine the feasibility of an approach to bridge life-cycle analysis based on developing models to support specific decisions, and to develop a prototype life-cycle engineering model to support decisions concerning design of new and replacement decks.
Expected Products or Deliverables:
A model for life-cycle engineering of bridge decks, better understanding of bridge economies, a list of decisions for additional life-cycle engineering models, and specifications for data systems to support such models.

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