research product . 2017

Railway bridge fault detection using Bayesian belief network

Vagnoli, M.; Remenyte-Prescott, R.; Andrews, J.;
Closed Access English
  • Published: 25 Apr 2017
Bridges are one of the most critical structures of the railway system. External loads may affect the bridge health state, and consequently their safety, availability and reliability can be improved by monitoring their condition and planning maintenance accordingly. In this paper, a Bayesian Belief Network (BBN) fault detection methodology for a truss steel railway bridge is proposed. The BBN is developed to assess the health state of the whole bridge using evidence about the behaviour of the bridge. In this initial study, the evidence is provided in terms of the values of displacement computed by a Finite Element model.
Funded by
Training in Reducing Uncertainty in Structural Safety
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 642453
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-ITN-ETN
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