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Performance-related specifications (PRS) for concrete bridge superstructures



Title: Performance-related specifications (PRS) for concrete bridge superstructures
Author(s): J. P. Smith-Pardo, J. A. Ramirez
Paper category : conference
Book title: International Symposium on Intergrated Life-Cycle Design of Materials and Structures
Editor(s): A. Sarja
Print-ISBN: 951-758-408-3
e-ISBN: 235158029X
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2000
Pages: 253 - 259
Total Pages: 7
Nb references: 19
Language: English


Abstract: Performance-Related Specifications (PRS) provide a rational and practical application of economic concepts and' reliability analysis. The main goal of PRS is to assess construction compliance with a desired level of performance (as-designed). The level of performance of any structure is expressed in terms of its Life Cycle Cost (LCC) through performance predictive models, statistical simulation and cost models. The level of compliance of the
actual as-built structure with the as-designed structure is measured through the relative LCC, which could provide a criterion for management actions.


Online publication: 2000-04-30
Classification: EXAMPLES OF LIFE-CYCLE DESIGN
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/235158029X.046