Dr Elyas Ghafoori is going to organize a Special Session on “Strengthening, Monitoring and Life-cycle Assessment of Metallic Structures” at the Fourth Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures (SMAR 2017) to be held in Zurich, Switzerland, September 13-15, 2017 (www.smar2017.org). Please see the flyers of the special session and the conference. It is a pleasure for us to invite you to submit an abstract and give a presentation at this Special Session to share your research findings with other experts and to enhance future collaboration in this topic.
This special session covers the following topics and also other related topics as explained in the flyer:
· Research related to strengthening of steel members using carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) or shape memory alloy (SMA) materials.
· Life-cycle assessment and management of existing metallic bridges.
· Structural health monitoring (SHM) of metallic structures.
If you are interested to participate in this Special Session, please submit an abstract in http://conf.empa.ch/smar2017. When submitting your abstract, please select only the name of this special session from the list of “Topic Areas”. The deadline to submit an abstract is 31th December 2016.
We are looking forward to your participation in this Special Session and meeting you in SMAR 2017 in Zurich.