1st Implementation Day

The first implementation day is organised jointly with BASt, the German Federal Highway Research Institute, in Berglich Gladbach (Germany), on Tuesday, the 20th of March 2018. The day after (21 March 2018) is the national symposium organised by BASt, and dedicated this year to smart structures. One focus of the symposium is on the results of the research project SMART DECK, an intelligent, multifunctional amplification and protection system for bridge decks.

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Registration is free but compulsory. Please register here before the 31st of December, 2017.

Preliminary Programme

10:00 - 10:30Registration and coffee

10:30 - 10:40

Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Peter Haardt (BASt)

10:40 - 10:50

INFRASTAR at a glance
Dr. Odile Abraham (IFSTTAR)

10:50 - 11:10

Keynote on railway bridges
Dr. Peter Lippert, Deutsche Bahn

11:10 - 11:30

Focus on Work Package 1: Monitoring and auscultation
Dr. Ernst Niderleithinger (BAM)

11:30 - 12:30

Presentations by the INFRASTAR PhD students (WP1)
- Experimental NDT/SHM results
12:30 - 13:30Lunch buffet
13:30 - 14:30

Presentations by the INFRASTAR PhD Students
- Joint works on shared objects
14:30 - 15:30

Poster session & demonstrations
Coffee & refreshments
15:30 - 16:20

Round table
- Exchanges between industries and academia, challenges and needs related to monitoring and auscultation

16:20 - 16:25



BASt (Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen)
Federal Highway Research Institute
Brüderstraße 53, 51427 Bergisch Gladbach - Germany

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