It is of importance to appropriately maintain our infrastructure, that is constructed to achieve comfortable and safe life and integrated economical activity. In the lecture, basic concept of appropriate maintenance, constituent technology such as inspection, evaluation, prediction, and countermeasure, linkage with structural design are explained. Furthermore, recent examples of infrastructure maintenance are analyzed as case studies, aiming to acquiring the relevant knowledge.
The purpose of the lecture is to understand the basic concept of appropriate maintenance, and to get fundamental knowledge on maitenance-related technology such as inspection, evaluation, prediction, and countermeasure, linkage with structural design.
2. Objective of maintenance
3. Basic concept of maintenance
4. Inspection and investigation
5. Performance evaluation and its future prediction
6. Repair and reinforcement
7. Linkage with structural design
8. Case studies (recent example of maintenance)
None(some handouts are distributed by the lecturer if necessary)
Attendance (40%) and Reports (60%)
Questions and comments are very welcomed.