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Implementation and Evaluation of Smart Timber Bridge Concepts to Provide Continuous Structural Condition Assessment

Researcher(s)

Principal investigators:

Co-principal investigators:

Project status

Completed

Start date: 08/08/06
End date: 12/31/10

Publications

Report: Development of a Smart Timber Bridge--A Five-Year Plan (NA pdf) March 2011

Sponsor(s)/partner(s)

Sponsor(s): USDA Forest Service

About the research

Abstract:

To implement concepts developed separately that are related to the development of a smart timber bridge that has capabilities to automatically report on changes in its condition.