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Guimarães Final Conference 2019 – Panel 7

March 22, 2019
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Panel 7

 
Title: What’s next?
Date: Tuesday, 26th March 2019 – 15:00 – 16:30

Abstract: This panel will give an overview of what was discussed in previous panels, namely, related to performance assessment of bridges, establishment of goals […]

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Guimarães Final Conference 2019 – Panel 6

March 21, 2019
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Panel 6

 
Title: How quality control of bridges is performed outside Europe
Date: Tuesday, 26th March 2019 – 10:30 – 12:00

Abstract: In this panel we will discuss how quality control of existing bridges is performed outside Europe. The […]

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Guimarães Final Conference 2019 – Panel 5

March 20, 2019
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Panel 5

 
Title: Innovation on the Quality Control of bridges
Date: Tuesday, 26th March 2019 – 08:30 – 10:00

Abstract: The transport system represents a fundamental factor for the economic and social development, as it allows the quick, safe […]

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Guimarães Final Conference 2019 – Panel 4

March 19, 2019
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Panel 4

 
Title: What are the expectations for society?
Date: Monday, 25th March 2019 – 15:30 – 17:00

Abstract: This panel will discuss different aspects of asset management strategies, including bridge performance goals, which may vary according to technical […]

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Guimarães Final Conference 2019 – Panel 3

March 18, 2019
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Panel 3

 
Title: Status on the performance assessment of bridge structures across Europe
Date: Monday, 25th March 2019 – 13:30 – 15:00

Abstract: For bridges and engineering structures, there are performance indicators established for their components and whole systems […]

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Guimarães Final Conference 2019 – Panel 2

March 14, 2019
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Panel 2

 
Title: The situation of road bridges in Europe, what can we do better?
Date: Monday, 25th March 2019 – 10:45 – 12:15

Abstract: Bridge failures such as one that recently occurred in Genova raise the anxiety of […]

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Guimarães Final Conference 2019 – Panel 1

March 11, 2019
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Panel 1

 
Title: What can we get from COST Actions?
Date: Monday, 25th March 2019 – 08:45 – 10:15
Abstract: COST is mainly oriented to networking between European countries, with special focus on the inclusive countries, young researchers, industry […]

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Video – Meeting in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

November 5, 2018
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COST Action TU1406 would like to invite you to a one day bridge owners meeting in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, in November 2018. We will be presenting and discussing the outcome of the project.

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JCSS Continuing Education & Advanced School

October 29, 2018
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Probability Theory, Risk Assessment & Structural Reliability and Probabilistic Model Code
Part 1 – Probabilistic Modelling and Risk Analysis in Engineering

Organized by the Joint Committee on Structural Safety (JCSS): www.jcss.byg.dtu.dk

Increased interest in risk and reliability
Methods of reliability, risk […]

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New Book CRC Press Underwater Inspection

October 25, 2018
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Dr. Vikram Pakrashi and his colleagues have published a book by CRC Press (Taylor and Francis) [ISBN: 978 1 138 03186 9] entitled Image-Based Damage Assessment for Underwater Inspections [by Michael O’Byrne, Bidisha Ghosh, Franck Schoefs, Vikram Pakrashi]. This is a first book in this area […]

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Revista de imprensa comentada pelo Professor José Campos e Matos (RTP1)

October 15, 2018
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Revista de imprensa comentada por José Campos e Matos, professor da Universidade do Minho.
 
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Estudo internacional quer “uniformizar métodos de controlo de qualidade das pontes”

October 1, 2018
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Um estudo internacional, coordenado por um investigador da Universidade do Minho (UMinho), envolvendo cerca de 250 peritos, pretende “uniformizar os métodos de controlo de qualidade das pontes” europeias e “reduzir diferenças de atuação entre países”, anunciou hoje aquela instituição.

m comunicado enviado à Lusa […]

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A bridge too far: what Europe must learn from Genoa disaster

September 20, 2018
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How safe is Europe’s infrastructure? The collapse of a bridge in Italy last month has raised that question even in Germany, a country known for its high standards of engineering. But this bridge crossing the Rhine near Cologne has been closed to heavy trucks since 2015 for […]

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Two giants in concrete technology recognised with life time achievement awards at the Civil Engineering Research in Ireland 2018 Conference

September 13, 2018
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Thursday, 6 September, 2018:

Professor Mark Richardson (University College Dublin) and Professor Roger West (Trinity College Dublin) were jointly awarded a life time achievement award from the Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland (CERAI) for their outstanding achievements made over a sustained period in the disciplines […]

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The Netherlands has a new MC member

July 10, 2018
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Arjen Van Maaren from The Netherlands has been nominated MC Member by the Dutch OST National Coordinator […]

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Bulgaria has a new MC member

May 9, 2018
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Alexander Jiponov from Bulgaria has been nominated MC Member by the Bulgarian COST National Coordinator […]

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Researcher in Transport Infrastructures Application

April 26, 2018
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The Sustainable Construction Division of TECNALIA invites applicants for a researcher position in the business area of Infrastructures with an emphasis on the design, construction and operation of transport infrastructures.

The research fields, aimed at the improvement and adaptation of infrastructures in order to extend their lifespan, require […]

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External Advisory Board

March 8, 2018
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Matias Valenzuela Saavedra from Chile has been nominated Leader of the EAB and Colin Caprani from Australia has been nominated Vice Leader […]

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Industrial Advisory Board (IAB)

March 8, 2018
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Niels Peter Høj from Switzerland has been nominated Leader of the IAB and Poul Linneberg from Denmark has been nominated Vice Leader […]

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