NEW IABSE Publication:

‘Engineering the Past, to Meet the Needs of the Future’

The IABSE Copenhagen 2018 – Engineering the Past to Meet the Needs of the Future, Conference Proceeding was held at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Copenhagen, June 25-27, 2018. This Conference’s Scientific Committee was chaired by Barbara MacAulay; and the Organizing Committee was chaired by Niels Christian Skov. The theme of the conference was “Engineering the Past, to meet the needs of the Future”. The Conference aimed to provide a forum for structural engineers, owners, operators, designers, researchers, contractors and suppliers to meet, discuss and exchange ideas and experiences, within the topics of operation and maintenance of bridges and other civil engineering structures. Main themes covered were: assessment and evaluation, field testing and proof loading, inspection and maintenance strategies, life cycle cost and life, load models risk and reliability, repair and retrofit, risk management, safety and serviceability, service life prediction, structural health monitoring. This was accompanied by four keynote lectures. All papers presented and keynotes are available in the Conference Report.

‘Engineering the Past, to Meet the Needs of the Future’
IABSE Conference, Copenhagen, 2018

Book: 477 pages in English
ISBN nr. 978-3-85748-156-7
Format: PDF only.
Published: June 2018
Price: IABSE Member CHF 30.75 / Non-Members: CHF 40
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International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)
The mission of IABSE is to exchange knowledge and to advance the practice of structural engineering worldwide in the service of the profession and society. To fulfil its mission, IABSE organises conferences and publishes a high quality journal, Structural Engineering International (SEI); publishes books reflecting the work of its Technical Groups; creates Task Groups, as required by new needs and technological progress; offers activities within National Groups of IABSE; supports Young Engineers with a programme, and presents annual Awards in recognition of outstanding achievements in structural engineering.

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