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- Xie, Hui-Bing, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of cleaner production 2018 v.176 pp. 36-45
- algorithms; discount rate; environmental impact; life cycle assessment; life cycle costing; planning; probability
- ... Maintenances are necessary to ensure the safety and serviceability of existing bridges. With the increasing number of existing bridges, maintenances cost a large proportion of financial fund and have significant impact on environment. Implementation of preventive maintenance (PM) could reduce the frequency of essential maintenance (EM) and corresponding cost, leading to considerably lower environm ...