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1 TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword Preface xi xv CHAPTER I: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVESON STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING OF CIVIL STRUCTURES ARE CIVIL STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS RISK AVERSEA? CAN CIVIONICS HELP? A.A. Mufti, B. Bakht, G. Tadros, A.T. Horosko, and G. Sparks 3 MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES FOR MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF URBAN HIGHWAYS IN JAPAN Y. Adachi 13 THE ROLE OF SENSING AND MEASUREMENT IN ACHIEVING FHWA S STRATEGIC VISION FOR HIGHWAY INFRASTRUCTURE S.B. Chase 23 RECENT DEVELOPMENT OF BRIDGE HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM IN KOREA H.M. Koh, S. Kim, and J.F. Choo 33 A STRATEGY TO IMPLEMENT STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING ON BRIDGES C. Sikorsky 43 SENSORS NOT JUST FOR RESEARCH ANYMORE N.P. Vitillo 55 v

2 vi Table of Contents INVESTIGATION OF THE DYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE Q.Ye,G.Fanjiang, and B. Yanev 65 CHAPTER II: MONITORING ISSUES IN ANCIENT AND MODERN STRUCTURES DISTRIBUTED SENSING TECHNOLOGIES FOR MONITORING FRP- STRENGTHENED STRUCTURES Z.S. Wu and C.Q. Yang 75 PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVES IN MONITORING OF ANCIENT MASONRY STRUCTURES A. De Stefano and R. Ceravolo 85 MONITORING AND RESPONSE OF CFRP PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGE N.F. Grace 95 DESIGN OF TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT ARRAYS TO ASSESS P DYNAMIC PARAMETERS IN HISTORICAL AND MONUMENTAL BUILDINGS P. Clemente and D. Rinaldis 107 FRP-STRENGTHENED STRUCTURES: MONITORING ISSUES FROM QUÉBEC APPLICATIONS P. Labossière, P. Rochette, K.W. Neale, and M. Demers 117 STRUCTURAL AND MATERIAL MONITORING OFHISTORICAL OBJECTS M.Drdácký 127 CHAPTER III: SENSINGOF STRUCTURAL PARAMETERS AND EXTREME EVENTS INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL SENSING FOR POST-EARTHQUAKE EVALUATION OF BRIDGES M.Saiid Saiidi, R.Nelson, and P. Laplace 135 APPLICATION OF EM STRESS SENSORS IN LARGE STEEL CABLES M.L. Wang, G. Wang, and Y. Zhao 145

3 Tableof Contents vii ENHANCING DURABILITY OF STRUCTURES BY MONITORING STRAIN AND CRACKING BEHAVIOR B. Hillemeier, H. Scheel, and W. Habel 155 DEVELOPMENT OF AN EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE DETECTION SYSTEM FOR BRIDGE STRUCTURES H. Kobayashi and S. Unjoh 165 DETERMINATION OF REBAR FORCES BASED ON THE EXTERIOR CRACK OPENING DISPLACEMENT MEASUREMENT OF REINFORCED CONCRETE T. Matsumoto and M.N. Islam 175 MONITORING SYSTEM BASED ON OPTICAL FIBER SENSING TECHNOLOGY FOR TUNNEL STRUCTURES AND OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE K. Fujihashi, K. Kurihara, K. Hirayama, and S. Toyoda 185 DEVELOPMENT OF FBG SENSORS FOR STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING IN CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURES Z. Zhou and J. Ou 197 CHAPTER IV: SMART SENSORS, IMAGING AND NDT OF CIVIL STRUCTURES MONITORING OF A SMART CONCRETE BEAM Q.B. Li, L. Li, and F. Zhang 209 FIBER OPTIC NERVE SYSTEMS WITH OPTICAL CORRELATION DOMAIN TECHNIQUE FOR SMART STRUCTURES AND SMART MATERIALS K. Hotate 219 USE OF ACTIVE SENSORS FOR HEALTH MONITORING OF TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE S. Nazarian 229 HEALTH MONITORING OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES USING SELF-DIAGNOSIS MATERIALS H. Inada, Y. Okuhara, and H. Kumagai 239

4 viii Table of Contents APPLICATION OF IMAGE ANALYSIS TO STEEL STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING K. Tateishi and T. Hanji 249 SHAPE MEMORY ALLOY BASED SMART CIVIL STRUCTURES WITH SELF-SENSING AND REPAIRING CAPABILITIES H.Li,C.Mao,Z.Liu,andJ.Ou 259 SMART SENSORS AND INTEGRATED SHM SYSTEM FOR OFFSHORE STRUCTURES Z. Duan, J. Ou, Z. Zhou, and X. Zhao 269 CHAPTER V: SENSOR SYSTEM DESIGN, DATA QUALITY, PROCESSING, AND INTERPRETATION DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR SENSING SYSTEMS TO ENSURE DATA QUALITY R.Zhang and E. Aktan 281 PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATIONS OF INTELLIGENT MONITORING SYSTEMS IN HIT J. Ou 291 HEALTH MONITORING, DAMAGE PROGNOSIS AND SERVICE-LIFE PREDICTION ISSUES RELATED TO IMPLEMENTATION V.M. Karbhari 301 ADAPTIVE EVENT DETECTION FOR SHM SYSTEM MONITORING D.K. McNeill and L. Card 311 ANOTE ON INTERPRETATION OF SHM DATA FOR BRIDGES B.Bakht 321 CHAPTER VI: SENSOR AND INSTRUMENTATION PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY INSTRUMENTATION PERFORMANCE DURING LONG-TERM BRIDGE MONITORING I.N. Robertson, G.P. Johnson, and S. Wang 331

5 Tableof Contents ix STABILITY AND RELIABILITY OF FIBER-OPTIC MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS BASIC CONDITIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL LONG-TERM STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING W.R. Habel 341 INSTRUMENTATION OF THE INDOOR CABLE STAYED BRIDGE AT EMPA M. Motavalli, G. Feltrin, D. Gsell, and J. Meyer 353 STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEMS FOR BRIDGE DECKS AND REHABILITATED PRECAST PRESTRESS CONCRETE BEAMS M.A. Issa, H.I. Shabila, and M. Alhassan 363 CFRP STRENGTHENING AND MONITORING OF A BOX GIRDER BRIDGE B.Täljsten 373 SENSORS AND CONDITION EVALUATION FOR BRIDGE HEALTH MONITORING USING OPERATING VEHICLE LOADING K. Yokoyama and A.K.M. Rafiquzzaman 383 MEASURING INSTRUMENTS FOR OPTICAL FIBER SENSING M.Horikawa, M. Komiyama, K. Hirata, and H. Uchiyama 393 IMPLEMENTATION OF LONG GAUGE FIBER OPTIC SENSOR ARRAYS IN CIVIL STRUCTURES Y. Liang, A. Tennant, H. Jia, X. Xiong, and F. Ansari 403 CHAPTERVII: FIBER OPTIC SENSORS PRINCIPLES ABSOLUTE DEFORMATION MEASUREMENT USING FIBER-OPTIC WHITE LIGHT INTERFEROMETER WITH TWO BROAD-BAND SOURCES C. Sun, L. Yu, Q. Wang, and Q. Yu 415 INTERACTION MODEL BETWEEN FIBER OPTIC ULTRASONIC SENSOR AND MATRIX MATERIALS L. Yuan, G. Zhang, and Q.B. Li 423 BIREFRINGENCE AND TRANSVERSE STRAIN SENSITIVITY IN BRAGG GRATING SENSORS M.Prabhugoud and K. Peters 433

6 x Table of Contents ANEW FIBER OPTIC ACOUSTIC/VIBRATION SENSOR CHARACTERISTICS AND APPLICATION TO CIVIL STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING K. Kageyama, H. Murayama, and K. Uzawa 443 EMBEDDED CRACK TIP OPENING DISPLACEMENT SENSOR FOR CONCRETE Z. Zhang and F. Ansari 453 LOOP TOPOLOGY BASED WHITE LIGHT INTERFEROMETRIC FIBER OPTIC SENSORS NETWORK L. Yuan and J. Yang 463 CHAPTER VIII: LONG TERM HEALTH MONITORING OF CIVIL STRUCTURES MONITORING RESULTS OF A SELF ANCHORED SUSPENSION BRIDGE S. Kim, C.Y. Kim, and J.W. Lee 475 LONG TERM MONITORING OF A HYBRID CABLE-STAYED BRIDGE G. Zhang 485 STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM APPLICATIONS IN JAPAN S. Sumitro and M.L. Wang 495 LONG-TERM MONITORING OPERATION OF THE TEST-ROAD IN KOREA HIGHWAY CORPORATION (KHC) J.H. Jang, J.H. Jeong, S.M. Kwon, and H.G. Park 505 PIPELINE BUCKLING DETECTION BYTHEDISTRIBUTED BRILLOUIN SENSOR F. Ravet, L. Zou, X. Bao, L. Chen, R.F. Huang, and H.A. Koo 515 Subject Index 525

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