Title: Life-cycle management of concrete structures

Authors: Hiroshi Yokota; Katsufumi Hashimoto

Addresses: Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8628, Japan. ' Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8628, Japan

Abstract: A concrete structure has to maintain its structural performance over required levels. It can be achieved both with sufficient durability design and maintenance work based on the concept of life-cycle management. This paper presents the concepts of life-cycle management for formulating and subsequently modifying the life-cycle scenario regarding structural performance assurance in relation to the initial durability design.

Keywords: lifecycle management; LCM; structural performance; durability design; maintenance; concrete structures; concrete durability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSTRUCTE.2013.050770

International Journal of Structural Engineering, 2013 Vol.4 No.1/2, pp.138 - 145

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 02 Dec 2012 *

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