|Frangopol Honored with 2016 OPAL Award|
ASCE Blog: Pioneer of Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Honored with 2016 OPAL for Education
Fritz Engineering Laboratory
Features 800,000 lb and 5,000,000 lb universal testing machines, and a dynamic test bed with broad fatigue-testing capabilities, and a wide range of instrumentation. Founded in 1909 and enlarged to the present capacity in 1954. Designated as an ASCE Civil Engineering Landmark Structure.
|PITA Project: Integrated Framework using Monitoring and Reliability for Improved infrastructure Management under Uncertainty: Phases 1, 2, and 3|
The aim of the PITA project is to develop a novel integrated framework using structural health monitoring and reliability technologies for improved bridge management under uncertainty. Through the use of new technologies and the employment of structural health monitoring and reliability approaches, the project is expected to have significant impact on bridge lifetime management practices.