“New Dimension to Rehabilitation Engineers”

Publication Technical article : Life Cycle Assessment of Rehabilitated Structure for Decade with Case Study

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Abstract : As per the developing country and speedy growth, the repairs and rehabilitation engineering being a specialized field calls for skills and abilities far beyond the construction engineering and has to be a balance amid advanced technology and trends, management, feasibility, economy and durability life cycle. The purpose of this paper is to present the process of rehabilitation, retrofitting characteristics and technical aspects of the major intervention methods. In addition, selected tests and feasible techniques as per the latest advances in the industry to be used for health assessment, retrofitting and rehabilitation are presented in depth with example calculations and doing assesment of life cycle cost for decade with case study of building and bridges. Keywords: Retrofitting, Rehabilitation, Seismic, Audit, life cycle cost, composite FRP, prestressed laminate, building , bridge , masonary structure. Project refered Mumbai Airport Mithi River runway bridge MIAL ( 2008 ) Jawaharlal Nehru Port trust ( JNPT ) 2008 ( pilot span )