PROGRAM – Friday 15 March – Presentations

14:30 Walk-in
15:00 Opening by Ane de Boer
15:15 Welcome by Witteveen+Bos Breda location director
15:30 Buckling of Curved Webs in Steel Box Girders
Gilles Van Staen, Hans De Backer, Philippe Van Bogaert, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
15:50 Stop criteria for proof load tests verified with field and laboratory testing of the Ruytenschildt Bridge
Yuguang Yang, Cor van der Veen, Dick A. Hordijk, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands & Ane de Boer Arnhem, the Netherlands
16:10 Large scale locks (9,000 tons) in Lanaye, Ivoz-Ramet and Ampsin (Belgium)
Michaël Bonivers, Yannis Goblet, David Monfort, Greisch, Belgium
16:30 Recalculation of the Railway Bridge Buggenum
Arjen Steenbrink, Sander van Alphen, Bert Hesselink, Movares, Utrecht, The Netherlands
16:50 Break: coffee and tea
17:20 Multi-setup Operational Modal Testing of a Multi-span Viaduct
Jie Zhang, Kristof Maes, Guido De Roeck, Geert Lombaert, Department of Civil Engineering, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
17:40 Fatigue Crack Propagation Analysis of Rib-to-deck Welded Joint in OSDs using Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics
Weijian Wu, Henk Kolstein, Milan Veljković, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
18:00 Herstal Viaducts: complete program of refurbishment, strengthening and upgrading of existing structures
Pascal Thonon, formerly Besix, Belgium - To be confirmed
18:20 Break: simple meal(buffet)
19:20 Staged Structural Assessment of a Large Concrete Box-girder Bridge
Timo de Goede, Rob Vergoossen, Royal HaskoningDHV, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
19:40 The Arched Strut – a Tool for Modelling Column-Slab Connections
Eva Lantsoght,, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador, Concrete Structures, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands ,Scott Alexander,COWI North America, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
20:00 The Third Bosphorus Bridge – Erection Sequences of the Main Span
Vincent de Ville de Goyet, A. Propson, C. Peigneux, Y. Duchene, Greisch, Belgium
20:20 Concluding remarks by Bart de Pauw
20:35 End