Translation of pipe inspection results into condition rating using theory of evidence

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ConferenceWater Management Challenges in Global Change CCWI2007 and SUWM2007 Conference: 03 September 2007, Leicester, UK
Pages6974; # of pages: 6
Subjectcondition rating, pipe condition assessment, Dempster-Shafer (D-S) theory, hierarchical evidential reasoning (HER); Pipes and pipelines
AbstractThe effective management of failure risk in large buried pipes requires inspection and monitoring, whereby distress indicators are observed, recorded, and subsequently interpreted into condition rating(s). The type, extent and location of observed distress indicators in a buried pipe are dependent on the pipe material and its surrounding environment. The physico-chemical and biochemical processes that govern deterioration are often not understood well enough to merit an adequate mechanistic or kinetic model.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number49510
NPARC number20377794
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