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A Petri net model for railway bridge maintenance (2017)
Journal Article
Le, B., Andrews, J., & Fecarotti, C. (2017). A Petri net model for railway bridge maintenance. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability, 231(3), doi:10.1177/1748006X17701667. ISSN 1748-006X

This article describes the application of the Petri net modelling approach to managing the maintenance process of railway bridges. The Petri net model accounts for the degradation, inspection and repair processes of individual bridge elements in inve... Read More

Modelling railway bridge degradation based on historical maintenance data (2016)
Journal Article
Le, B., & Andrews, J. (in press). Modelling railway bridge degradation based on historical maintenance data. doi:10.1080/09617353.2015.11691040. ISSN 2469-4126

As structures deteriorate with age and use, it is necessary to devise a maintenance plan to control their states in a cost effective way. In order to evaluate the effectiveness of alternative maintenance strategies their success must be measured by t... Read More

Petri net modelling of bridge asset management using maintenance-related state conditions (2015)
Journal Article
Le, B., & Andrews, J. (in press). Petri net modelling of bridge asset management using maintenance-related state conditions. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 12(6), doi:10.1080/15732479.2015.1043639. ISSN 1573-2479

Bridge structures are an important part of the UK transportation network. They are also experiencing increasing rates of deterioration due to the increasing traffic volume and load intensity. Available bridge models have many restrictions due to the... Read More