venue: The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ

20th - 23rd June 2022 - Abstract submissions open

Detailed 

  • RAILWAY NETWORK ARCH BRIDGE RELYING ON CFRP HANGERS, U Meier, Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Duebendorf, Switzerland, A Winistörfer, Carbo-Link AG, Fehraltorf, Switzerland (EuroBridge)

SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF FRP-REPAIRED CONCRETE COLUMNS, K Harries, Univ of Pittsburgh, PA, USA (SFR)

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

11.00 - 13.00: Plenary Session

Lecture Room 'A'

Chairs: Prof C Gentile & Prof A Schultz

NDT, SHM & Investigation of Structures   (SFR)

• DAMAGE CONDITION ASSESSMENT WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF 3D WAVE VELOCITY TOMOGRAPHY FOR ESTUARY BARRAGE, F Kunisue, Japan Water Agency, Saitama, T Shiotani & H Asaue, Kyoto Univ, K Hashimoto, Hokudai Univ, H Nakayama, Oriental Consultants Co Ltd., Fukuoka, N Ogura, Core Inst of Tech Corp, Tokyo, Japan

• ULTRASONIC MEASUREMENTS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF FEATURES/DEFECTS IN CONCRETE STRUCTURE USING ELOP INSIGHT SCANNER, K R Chapagain, W Bjerke, N Yadav, S WagleElop Technology AS, Hamar, Norway

• USE OF COMPLEMENTARY NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION METHODS FOR EXISTING STRUCTURES, D Woodham, Atkinson Noland Associates Inc, Boulder CO, USA

• MACHINE LEARNING APPLICATION IN CIVIL STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING: A REVIEW, D Xu, X Xu, MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, UK, A Caballero, Screening Eagle AG, Zurich, Switzerland

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

14.00 - 15.30: Plenary Session

Lecture Room 'A'

Chairs: Dr K Mahmoud & Prof Dr U Meier

SHM & Repairing of Steel & Concrete Bridges(EuroBridge)

• IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MANAGEMENT OF POST-TENSIONED BRIDGES, D Pearson-Kirk, I Motyl & G Probert, WSP, Exeter, UK

• PERFORMANCE OF UPGRADED STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM AT PONT DE NORMANDIE AND PONT DE TANCARVILLE, M Anderson, A Whittaker, Strainstall, UK, Bristol, UK I F Alcover, COWI Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark & C FasquelChambre de Commerce et d'Industrie du Havre, France

• SHEAR TEST OF JOINT BETWEEN UHPFRC PANEL & STEEL GIRDER & MONITORING OF STEEL GIRDER DURING PANEL PLACEMENT, H Suzuki, M Koshino, Hanshin Expressway Co. Ltd, Osaka, Y Nagai, T Ichinomiya, Kajima Corp, Tokyo, Japan

• INVESTIGATION OF BRIDGES FOR RE-USE USING NDT METHODS, W Horne, NDT Corporation, East Greenbush, NY, USA

• COMPOSITE DFOS SENSORS AS A NERVOUS SYSTEM OF SMART BRIDGES - EXAMPLES OF LOAD TESTS, R SieńkoKracow Univ of Tech, Krakow, Poland, Ł Bednarski, AGH Univ of Sci & Tech, Krakow, Poland, J Biliszczuk, Wroclaw Univ of Sci & Tech, T  Howiacki, K Zuziak, ,K Badura, Nerve-Sensors, Krakow, Poland

15.30 – 16.00 Tea – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

16.00 - 17.30: Plenary Session

Lecture Room 'A'

Chairs: Prof A Saisi & D Woodham

Masonry Arch & Timber Bridges (EuroBridge)

• AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE BRIDGES: TWO CASE STUDIES IN THE ASSESSMENT, MONITORING & REPAIR OF HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT BRIDGES, M Prelog, Aurecon, Sydney, Australia

• EXTENDING THE SERVICE LIFE OF LONGITUDINAL WHEELTIMBERS IN THE UK RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE, J Williams, RSK Environment, Hemel Hempstead, J Nelson, Network Rail, Milton Keynes, UK

• NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND NUMERICAL MODELLING OF A MULTI-SPAN MASONRY BRIDGE, P Borlenghi, A Saisi, C Gentile, Poli di Milano, Italy

• INVESTIGATION OF FLOOD FORCES ON MASONRY ARCH BRIDGES USING SPH, E A Majtan, Lee S, Cunningham, B D Rogers, Univ of Manchester, UK

    19.00 pm Civic Reception & Awards Ceremony at The City Chambers, 253 High Street, Royal Mile, EH1 1YJ –

ALL Delegates & Exhibitors Invited

Day 2: Wednesday 22nd June 2022

08.15: Registration - Exhibition Hall – Wellcome Room

08.15 - 09.00 Coffee – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

09.00: Keynote Papers: Chair Professor M C Forde

Lecture Room 'A': Keynote Papers: Long Span Bridges-1: (EuroBridge)

•  HUMBER BRIDGE HANGER REPLACEMENTS AND TESTING, C Hendy, Atkins SNC-Lavalin, Epsom, C Mundell, Atkins, Bristol, A Arundel, Humber Bridge Board, E Riding of Yorkshire, D Bishop, Atkins SNC-Lavalin, Edinburgh UK

•  EVALUATING LONG-SPAN BRIDGE CABLES, Dr K Mahmoud, BTC, New York NY, USA

• SHM OF BRIDGES FROM AN OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE, Dr H McDonald, Transport Scotland, Glasgow, UK

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

11.15 - 13.00: Plenary Session

Lecture Room 'A'

Chairs: Prof T Shiotani & M Anderson

Long Span Bridges-2  (EuroBridge)

• ADDRESSING THE ICE ACCRETION ON THE QUEENSFERRY CROSSING, C Tracey, Bear Scotland, Perth, UK

• THE CARBON FOOTPRINT OF LONG SPAN BRIDGES, D Collings, Arcadis, Guildford, UK

• STANDARDIZATION AND AUTOMATION OF TENSION MONITORING IN BRIDGE STAY CABLES AND HANGERS, S Flawinne, T Auguste, SPW, Liège, C Rutten, V2i, Liège, V Denoël, University of Liège, Belgium

• SENSOR OPTIMISATION BASED ON THE PRACTICE OF TWO CABLE-STAYED BRIDGES IN THE UK AND CHINA, D Xu, X Xu, R De Bold, MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, C Gair, Transport Scotland, Glasgow, UK, A Caballero, Screening Eagle AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Concrete & Composite Bridges-1   (EuroBridge)                

• INNOVATION IN SCOTLAND - USING UHPC (ULTRA HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE) TO REDUCE IMPACT WHEN MAINTAINING BRIDGE STRUCTURES, M Dronfield & P Mercier, Freyssinet UK, Telford, UK

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room,

14.00 - 15.30: Plenary Session

Lecture Room 'A'

Chairs: Dr B Abdel-Magid & G Probert

Concrete & Composite Bridges-2   (EuroBridge)                 

• GREAT BERNERA BRIDGE, WESTERN ISLES, G Probert, WSP, Exeter, A Gillies, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, D Pearson-Kirk, WSP, Exeter, J Middlemiss & C Galloway, WSP, Glasgow, UK

• OVERVIEW OF THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITES IN BRIDGE APPLICATIONS, W Davids, C Sheltra, S Bhandari, D Erb, R Lopez-AnidoUniv of Maine, Orono, USA, B Abdel-Magid, Winona State Univ, USA.
• ASSESSING THE STRUCTURAL CAPACITY OF CORRODED R.C. CONCRETE ELEMENTYS: APPLICATION TO A REINFORCED BEAM AND A POST -TENSIONED CONCRETE BRIGE GIRDER, R Vrijdaghs & E Verstrynge, KU Leuven, Belgium
• NEW COATING PROCESS RELIES ON TRADITIONAL PROPERTIES OF METALLIC ZINC COATING TO PROTECT REINFORCING BAR FROM CORROSION IN CONCRETE, B Duran, M GagnéIntnl Zinc Assoc, Durham, N. Carolina, USA, M v. LeeuwenIntnl Zinc AssocBruxelles, Belgium

• LONG-TERM BEHAVIOR OF PRESTRESSED BRIDGE AFTER RECONSTRUCTION & STRENGTHENING BY P-T, M Olšák, L Klusáček, A Svoboda, R Necas, TU Brno, Czech Republic

15.30 – 16.00 Tea – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

16.00 - 17.30: Plenary Session

Lecture Room 'A'

Chairs: Prof B Russell & A Svoboda

Concrete & Composite Bridges-3  (EuroBridge)          

• PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF ACOUSTIC EMISSION MONITORING OF A CORRODED POST-TENSIONED CONCRETE BRIDGE, C Van Steen, E Verstrynge, KU Leuven, Belgium, B Verbeke, Flemish Government, Brussels

• CODE CHECKING OF A BOX GIRDER DIAPHRAGM ACCORDING TO EC2, L Bobek, Brno Univ of Technology, M Číhal, J Kabeláč, IDEA StatiCa s.r.o., Brno, Czech Republic

• METHOD OF REPAIRING OLD CONCRETE BRIDGES, A Svoboda, L Klusáček, M Olšák, TU-Brno, Czech Republic

• IMPLICATIONS OF RECENT BRIDGE FAILURES IN NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA, A Schultz, Univ of Texas at San Antonio TX, USA, S PujolUniv of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, M KregerUniv of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA, J Monical, Tohoku Univ, Japan

• WATERPROOFING 1915 ÇANAKKALE BRIDGE THE WORLD'S LARGEST SPAN SUSPENSION BRIDGE, S Saynor USL, Washington, UK

Social Event - OPTIONAL - tickets may be purchased on-line

Conference Banquet

19.15 Drinks Reception


Royal Scots Club, 29-31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh EH3 6QE
 

OPTIONAL - tickets may be purchased on-line: https://conference-service.com/SFR-EuroBridge-2020/access.html

Day 3: Thursday 23rd June 2022

08.15: Registration - Exhibition Hall

08.15 - 09.00 Coffee – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

09.30: Keynote Papers - Chair: Prof MC Forde, University of Edinburgh

Lecture Room 'A': Keynote Papers (SFR)

DEVELOPMENTS IN NDT OF CONCRETE – A JAPANESE PERSPECTIVE OF INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE, Prof Tomoki Shiotani, Kyoto University, Japan 

CONTINUOUS DYNAMIC MONITORING OF THE MILAN CATHEDRAL: INFLUENCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES ON THE DYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, C Gentile, A RuccoloPoli di Milano, Italy

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

11.00 - 13.00: Parallel Sessions

Lecture Room 'A'

Lecture Room 'B'

Chairs: C Hendy & K Harries

Chairs: Dr E Verstrynge & W Horne

Steel Bridges (EuroBridge)

• NEW DESIGN RULES FOR PLATE GIRDERS CURVED IN PLAN, C Hendy, M Cai, Atkins SNC-Lavalin, Epsom, UK, J P Martins, F Ljubinkovic, ISISE, Portugal

• ROBUSTNESS ASSESSMENT OF STEEL TRUSS BRIDGES, J Adam, G Caredda, M BuitragoUniv Politècnica de València, Spain, E Bertolesi, Brunel Univ London, UK, M C PorcuUniv of Cagliari, Italy

• TOUGHENED 2C-EPOXY ADHESIVES: STRUCTURAL STRENGTHENING OF STEEL STRUCTURES, T Illi, F Chofat, A Montalbano, Sika Zurich, Switzerland J Sacristan, Sika, Madrid, Spain

• STRUCTURAL MONITORING & INSTRUMENTATION FOR STEEL-CONCRETE COMPOSITE BRIDGES, H Jayaseelan, Cedarville University, B Russell, Oklahoma State Univ, Stillwater, USA

• REPAIR OF CORRODED STEEL BRIDGE GIRDER END REGIONS, K Harries, J Mash, C Rogers, Univ of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

• METHODOLOGY FOR SEISMIC FRAGILITY ASSESSMENT OF HERITAGE RIVETED RAILWAY BRIDGE CLASSES CONSIDERING FATIGUE DAMAGE, C Parodi, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, W Sebastian, D 'Ayala, University College London, London, UK

• ULTRASONIC EVALUATION & INSPECTION OF A STEEL-PLATE COVERED CONCRETE USING CODA ANALYSIS, D Alabi, C Ferraro, J Harley, Univ of Florida, Gainesville, & E Giannini, R J Lee Group, Monroeville, USA

NDT, SHM & Investigation of Structures  (SFR)

• ACOUSTIC EMISSION & ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES TO MONITOR CURING & FRACTURE OF INNOVATIVE TEXTILE REINFORCED CEMENTITIOUS MEMBERS, N Ospitia, E Tsangouri, A Pourkazemi, JH Steins & DG Aggelis, Vrije Univ Brussel, Belgium

• DEFECT VISUALISATION OF REINFORCED CONCRETE MEMBERS BY AE-BASED TOMOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTION, Y Gao, H-K Chai & MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh & B Suryanto, H-W Univ, Edinburgh, UK

• NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF FRP-REINFORCED STRUCTURES BONDED JOINTS USING ACOUSTO-ULTRASONIC, C Sarr, S Chataigner, L-g Gaillet Univ Gustave Eiffel, IFSTTAR, SMC, MAST, Bouguenais, N Godin, INSA Lyon, France

Extending the Life of Concrete + CFRP & GFRP  (SFR)

• PARAMETRIC STUDY ON PRESTRESSED CONCRETE GIRDER-DECK SYSTEM WITH PARTIALLY DEBONDED PRESTRESSING STRANDS, H Ni & RS Aboutaha, Syracuse Univ, NY, USA

• BLEEDING PROCESS IN CONCRETE WITH PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF CEMENT WITH SILICEOUS BINDER, A Chajec, L Sadowski, Wroclaw Univ of Science and Technology, Poland
• EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS OF POST-FIRE CIRCULAR HIGH STRENGTH RC COLUMNS RETROFITTED WITH CFRP/STEEL JACKETS, J Xu, R Aboutaha, Syracuse University, New York, USA

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

14.00 - 15.30: Parallel Sessions

Lecture Room 'A'

Lecture Room 'B'

Chairs: Prof R Aboutaha & Dr G Sergi

Chair: Prof Mike Forde

Extending the Life of Buildings & Civil Structures -1 (SFR)

• LIMESTONE FACADE DETERIORATION & REPAIR: ARCHITECTURAL STYLE DOES MATTER, E Gerns, M NoveskyWiss, Janney, Elstner Assoc, Inc, Chicago, USA

• IMPROVED DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR STEEL REINFORCEMENT CORROSION CONTROL WITH GALVANIC ANODES FOLLOWING PERFORMANCE EVALUATION FROM ANALYSIS OF SITE DATA, G Sergi, G Seneviratne, Vector Corrosion Technologies, Cradley Heath, UK

• SELF-COMPACTING CONCRETE WITH RECYCLED COARSE AGGREGATE SOURCED FROM LARGE PANEL SYSTEM BUILDINGS –STATE-OF-THE ART & DEVELOPMENT PATHS, S Malazdrewicz, L Sadowski, Wroclaw Univ of Sci & Tech K Ostrowski, Cracow Univ of Tech, Poland

• PURELY GALVANIC CORROSION MANAGEMENT OF LARGER STRUCTURES, C Stone, S, Wheelhouse, N, Davison, G, Glass, Concrete Preservation Technologies, Long Eaton, UK

•  CHLORIDE REMOVAL FROM RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE BY USING ELECTROCHEMICAL METHOD, L Mao, L Li, B Kim, University of Plymouth, UK

Construction & Building Materials – Editorial Board Meeting:

Elsevier Publishing Director - Engineering: Christopher Greenwell

Board Members attending:

Prof Mike Forde (Editor-in-Chief)

Prof Kent Harries (Principal Editor)

Prof Dimitris Aggelis (Editor)

Prof Jose Adam (Senior Editor)

Dr Elisa Bertolesi (Managing Editor)

Dr Marco Corradi (Editor)

Dr Aikaterini Marinelli (new Board member)

Dr George Sergi (Board member, former Editor)

Prof Antonella Saisi (Editor)

Prof Tomoki Shiotani (new Board member)

Dr Els Verstrynge (Editor)

+ Guests: Dr Khaled Mahmoud, BTC, NYC NY, USA

15.30 – 16.00 Tea – Exhibition Hall, Wellcome Room

16.00 – 18.00: Parallel Sessions

Lecture Room 'A'

Lecture Room 'B'

Chairs: Dr M Corradi & S Hold

Chair: Prof Tomoki Shiotani

Extending the Life of Buildings & Civil Structures -2  AND   Conservation & Repair of Structures (SFR)

• TITANIUM ROD REINFORCEMENT OF SHEAR WALLS, F Haile, M Corradi, Northumbria Univ, Newcastle, UK & J Adkins, Perryman Company, Houston, PA 15342, USA

• COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF NSM FRP BAR & BASALT FIBER OVERLAY FOR REPAIR OF SEISMICALLY DAMAGED MASONRY STRUCTURES, A Schultz, Univ of Texas at San Antonio TX, C Johnson, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

• DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION OF THE MOST ISOLATED SOUTHERLY SEA WALL IN THE BRITISH ISLES AT A UNIQUE & IMPORTANT ENVIRONMENTAL SITE, S Hold, Steve Hold Consulting Civil Engineering Ltd, Cowbridge & I Barclay, Geomarine Ltd, Guernsey Channel Islands, UK

• PRESERVATION OF PENN STATE’S OLD MAIN BELL TOWER TRADITIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP WTH MODERN COLLABORATION, P Parfitt, J Jaskowiak & J Fair, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Falls Church, VA, USA

• SEISMIC ISOLATION OF STEEL FRAMES INFILLED WITH CERAMIC BRICKS, F J Pallarés , L  Pallarés , R  Perelló,  Univ Politècnica de València. (ICITECH), Spain, A BeldaOpak AS, Oslo, Norway

Rilem Committee: TC-IAM

Damage Assessment in Consideration of Repair/ Retrofit-Recovery in Concrete and Masonry Structures by Means of Innovative NDT

Chair: Prof Tomoki Shiotani, Kyoto Univ, Japan

Secretary: Prof Dimitris Aggelis, VUB, Brussels, Belgium

+ All Committee Members + Friends

Closing Comments: Professor M C Forde, FREng, FRSE, Hon.ACI, CEng, University of Edinburgh

17.30 Conference Closes



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