Repair and Rehabilitation Of Civil Infrastructure

The course equips students with appropriate technical skills for management and maintenance of civil infrastructures. Students learn causes, mechanisms, detection and assessment of damages in civil structures; repair materials and techniques for damaged structures; long term protection and maintenance strategies; repair effectiveness and cost comparisons; life-cycle cost analysis. Additional topics will be explored in the area of trenchless technologies for underground utility system maintenance such as horizontal directional drilling, micro tunneling, pipeline assessment, pipe bursting, and rehabilitation.