Book Chapter

Automation in structural health monitoring of transport infrastructure

L Zhang, N Herath, BNK Raja, S Chen, S Miramini, C Duffield

Advances in 21st Century Human Settlements | Springer Singapore | Published : 2021


Roads are among the most important assets in the world. Road structure improvements make a crucial contribution to economic development and growth and bring important social benefits. Automation in structural health monitoring allow the accurate prediction of ongoing damage caused by long-term traffic loading. This permits optimal road structure management and ensures the longevity and safety of road structures. This chapter discusses a variety of advanced automation techniques in structural health monitoring of road structures, such as data acquisition, data processing, and life-cycle assessment. It demonstrates that the implementation of automation in road asset management can increase the..

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