Reference: CSU 28/4/55
Last update: 01/08/2003 15:02:10
To develop an expert system to allow the optimisation of repairs on reinforced concrete highway bridges.
A database will be constructed of repair methods, repair specifications of the Highways Agency and typical highway bridges. A prototype computer system using statistical analysis of collected data to reach optimal decisions on repair solutions will be developed.
Sheffield Hallam University
School of Construction, City Campus, Sheffield, S1 1WB
0114 253 3339
QSE (Bristol) Ltd
51 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, BS17 6AD
M J Gleeson UK plc
Chantrey House, Chesterfield Road, Sheffield, S8 0SG
0114 250 0600
PO Box 7, London Road, Preston, PR1 4AJ
V A Crookes (Contracts) Ltd
Holborn House, 22 Sheffield Road, Sheffield, S18 6GG
W S Atkins & Partners
Consulting Engineers, The Cresent, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4XE
Cost to the Department: £152,347.00
Actual start date: 01 February 1998
Actual completion date: 28 February 2002
Departmental Assessment Status: Project completed prior to implementation of Departmental Publication Scheme.