Sunday, November 17, 2013

IBSBI Conference: Innovations On Bridges And Soil-Bridge Interaction, Athens, 2014

The Hellenic Society of Bridges Study is pleased to announce the second IBSBI Conference, "Innovations On Bridges And Soil-Bridge Interaction" IBSBI 2014, which will be held in Athens on 16, 17 and 18 October 2014. During 2014 we will be celebrating the 3300 years of the construction of the oldest bridge in Europe, the Mycenaean Bridge of Kazarma.

CONFERENCE TOPICS
· Aesthetics and architecture of bridges
· Bridge monitoring
· Design methods
· Fabrication and construction
· High performance materials
· New materials and their application on bridges
· International codes on bridges and comparison-loadings
· Seismic behaviour
· Vehicle-bridge interaction
· Old bridges and maintenance
· Stone bridges
· Long-span bridges
· Special forms of bridges
· Floating bridges
· Pedestrian bridges
· Sky-bridges
· Geotechnical problems
· Soil-structure interaction
· Stability problems - types and analysis
· Auxiliary and connected sub-structures
· Prefabrication
· Erection
· Computational techniques
· Experimental research
· Isolation and damping systems
· Aeroelasticity
Impact and explosion problems
· Multi-hazard loading on bridges

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Scientific Committee invites all participants wishing to contribute to the scientific program to submit an abstract for oral presentation. Abstracts must be submitted by the deadline, January 10, 2014, to the following e-mail address:ibsbi2014@ntua.gr . Abstracts received after this date will not be considered.

Selected papers of high quality will be considered for publication in an extended form in the new International Journal IJBE after invitation ( http://www.ijbe.net/ ).
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