APPLICATION OF A MONITORING SYSTEM TO A TEMPORARY BRIDGE

This article presents the application of a structural integrity monitoring system to a bridge. The monitoring system is part of the desire to know and guarantee good structural performance throughout its useful life (...)

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APPLICATION OF COMPOSITE PANELS ON STEEL-CONCRETE MIXED BRIDGE BOARDS

This article presents a study on the application of composite panels in mixed steel-concrete bridge decks. It is intended that this new product presents the same advantages as the current structural systems (...)

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The Metallic Structure in 2017 and 2027

This article presents a portrait of what metal construction was like in the last twenty years in Portugal. This picture is presented according to the various phases of execution of a structure (Design, Detail, Manufacturing and Assembly). (...)

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SIGMA Case Studies available

The VESAM Group released online new five case studies describing monitoring installations adopting the SIGMA system. (...)

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Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges and Buildings in Africa: Challenges and Difficulties

The steel and mixed construction sector is growing worldwide due to the obvious advantages of steel structures in comparison to reinforced concrete structures. (...)

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Life cycle of metallic structures. An integrated view of a management system.

A construção metálica e mista apresenta diversas vantagens que a tornam competitiva perante a construção tradicional em betão. Elementos de seção reduzida e elevada esbelteza (...)

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VESAM Steel Research Center

It is currently recognized that research, development and innovation (R&D+i) activities are fundamental to differentiate organizations and for the creation of new products and services (...)

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Structural and production management solutions adopted in the new bridge over Keve River

The construction of mixed steel-concrete bridges in African countries it is a huge challenge presenting several difficulties, such as the generalized absence of qualified workman ship, the high cost of local raw materials (...)

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COMPOSITE BRIDGES IN SADC. KEVE RIVER BRIDGE.

To build composite bridges in countries belonging to the SADC – Southern Africa Development Community – is totally different from building in Europe since there are specific difficulties that constrain the final solution (...)

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A novel approach in the life cycle assessment of engineering structures

Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is fundamental for the assessment of the behavior of existing and new structures under service conditions. It is most suitable to identify the initiation of deterioration (...)

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