Doctoral Dissertations

Author

Fabio Matta

Abstract

"This dissertation includes three technical papers that investigate the development of innovative technologies for bridge construction, rehabilitation, and structural health monitoring, respectively, at different stages of the technology transfer process...The research impact is twofold: first is the introduction of promising innovative technologies in development and implementation projects with the direct involvement of forward-thinking industry partners; second is the demonstration of the validity of these technologies on the basis of a rigorous scientific approach"--Abstract, page iv.

Advisor(s)

Nanni, Antonio

Committee Member(s)

Marianos, Ward N.
Bank, Lawrence C.
Birman, V. (Victor)
Ayoub, Ashraf Salah Eldin
Dharani, Lokeswarappa R.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Degree Name

Ph. D. in Civil Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Summer 2007

Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation

  • Connection of concrete railing post and bridge deck with internal FRP reinforcement
  • Externally post-tensioned carbon FRP bar system for deflection control
  • Measurement of distributed strain in steel bridge: validation through diagnostic load test

Pagination

xiii, 240 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Rights

© 2007 Fabio Matta, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Dissertation - Open Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Bridge railings
Bridges, Concrete -- Design and construction
Bridges, Concrete -- Evaluation
Composite construction
Fiber-reinforced plastics

Thesis Number

T 9222

Print OCLC #

233189072

Electronic OCLC #

181349708

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