Structural health monitoring (SHM) Civil infrastructures such as bridges, viaducts, buildings, dams etc. are valuable national assets that must be maintained to ensure public safety. In a modern society, these structures facilitate our transportation networks, industrial activities, and everyday life. ...

A bridge is a structure that is used to cross some form of barrier, making it easier get to one place from another.  Other barriers, such as rivers, have always confronted travelers and traders who wanted to take the shortest, ...

Bridges are considered as an important construction with respect to infrastructure and development of a region. This structure is not only important during peace time but also important during war times as is the only access towards some area.In the ...

When building bridges, engineers and architects don’t always look for the shortest possible crossing. The new ring-shaped bridge across Laguna Garzon in Uruguay’s southern coast is such an example. The concrete structure consist of two semi-circular bridges, joined at either ...