SS 3-3: Analysis of Rehabilitation Needs and Maintenance Strategies

Makarand Hastak, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Yoojung Yoon, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Makarand Hastak    Yoojung Yoon    


Both efficient maintenance strategies and right rehabilitation intervention are necessary for infrastructure to maintain their integrity during their service lives. With the downturn of the world economy, asset management sector requires more cost-effective methods in terms of life-cycle maintenance and rehabilitation in order to utilize the limited resources and meet increasing public demands on infrastructure facilities.

The aim of this special session is to discuss state-of-the-art maintenance strategies research, analysis technique of rehabilitation needs, and new paradigms for infrastructure management to overcome challenges that asset managers in public and private areas have been facing.


Managementsystem for infrastructures at waterways
J. Bödefeld, K. Kloé

Life cycle considerations in bridge deck rehabilitation strategy
B. Czarnecki, W. Johnston, G. Wilkins

Strategies and methods to increase the life-cycle of RC buildings in seismic prone areas
S. Dritsos, E. Apostolidi, N. Karela

Optimal allocation of resources in MR & R planning for heterogeneous bridge networks
Z. Essahli, S. Madanat

Life cycle cost and life cycle carbon dioxide analyses of the new/renewable energy systems and the energy-saving measures in the elementary school facilities in South Korea
T. Hong, H. Kim, C. Koo, T. Kwak

Overall environmental impact for structural polymers: A material selection process
R. Khorasgani, T. Poli, A. Rezaallah

Life cycle assessment of historical structures towards sustainable architectural heritage in Kosovo
V. Nushi, S. Nixha

Fibrecement recycling as raw material for Portland clinker production
J. Schoon, L. Van Der Heyden, I. Van Driessche, J. Schoon, N. De Belie

Reducing CO2-emission by using CEM V eco-cements
K. Voit, K. Bergmeister, I. Janotka

Multiyear infrastructure rehabilitation strategy within the context of MR & R
Y. Yoon, M. Hastak