Long Term Application of a Vehicle-Based Health Monitoring System to Short and Medium Span Bridges and Damage Detection Sensitivity

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Miyamoto, Aiyaho
dc.contributor.author Puttonen, Jari
dc.contributor.author Yabe, Akito
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-23T11:14:10Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-23T11:14:10Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Miyamoto , A , Puttonen , J & Yabe , A 2017 , ' Long Term Application of a Vehicle-Based Health Monitoring System to Short and Medium Span Bridges and Damage Detection Sensitivity ' ENGINEERING , vol 9 , pp. 68-122 . DOI: 10.4236/eng.2017.92005 en
dc.identifier.issn 1947-3931
dc.identifier.issn 1947-394X
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dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/10995482/miyamoto_puttonen_yabe.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/24886
dc.description.abstract Largest portion of the bridge stock in almost any country and bridge owning organisation consists on ordinary bridges that has short or medium spans and are now deteriorating due to aging, etc. Therefore, it is becoming an important social concern to develop and put to practical use simple and efficient health monitoring systems for existing short and medium span (10 - 30 m) bridges. In this paper, one practical solution to the problem for condition assessment of short and medium span bridges was discussed. A vehicle-based measurement with a public bus as part of a public transit system (called “Bus monitoring system”) has been developed to be capable of detecting damage that may affect the structural safety of a bridge from long term vibration measurement data collected while the vehicle (bus) crossed the target bridges. This paper systematically describes how the system has been developed. The bus monitoring system aims to detect the transition from the damage acceleration period, in which the structural safety of an aged bridge declines sharply, to the deterioration period by continually monitoring the bridge of interest. To evaluate the practicality of the newly developed bus monitoring system, it has been field-tested over a period of about four years by using an in-service fixed-route bus operating on a bus route in the city of Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The verification results thus obtained are also described in this paper. This study also evaluates the sensitivity of “characteristic deflection”, which is a bridge (health) condition indicator used by the bus monitoring system, in damage detection. Sensitivity of “characteristic deflection” is verified by introducing artificial damage into a bridge that has ended its service life and is awaiting removal. As the results, it will be able to make a rational long-term health monitoring system for existing short and mediumspan bridges, and then the system helps bridge administrators to establish the rational maintenance strategies. en
dc.format.extent 68-122
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries ENGINEERING en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 9 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 212 Civil and construction engineering en
dc.title Long Term Application of a Vehicle-Based Health Monitoring System to Short and Medium Span Bridges and Damage Detection Sensitivity en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Aalto University
dc.contributor.department Department of Civil Engineering
dc.contributor.department Kozo Keikaku Engineering Inc.
dc.subject.keyword short and medium span bridge
dc.subject.keyword long term monitoring
dc.subject.keyword public bus
dc.subject.keyword health monitoring system
dc.subject.keyword condition assessment
dc.subject.keyword damage detection
dc.subject.keyword characteristic deflection
dc.subject.keyword sensitivity
dc.subject.keyword 212 Civil and construction engineering
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201703233129
dc.identifier.doi 10.4236/eng.2017.92005
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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