R.A. Smith National structural engineer Joe Diekfuss, Ph.D., P.E., co-authored three articles recently published in the Journal of Structural Engineering, an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) scholarly periodical. Each of the three articles detail recently completed research on reliability-based fatigue inspection and evaluation of sign support structures. The technical papers were co-authored by Dr. Christopher Foley, Marquette University Professor and Chair, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.
“It is a great feeling to know the work I did at Marquette University will be disseminated via the Journal of Structural Engineering for the engineering community to use,” Diekfuss said of the rigorous review process.
Follow the links below to view more detailed information regarding this research effort and to access the recently published articles.
Diekfuss, J.A., and Foley, C.M. (2016). “Detail Categories for Reliability-Based Fatigue Evaluation of Mast-Arm Sign Support Structures." J. Struct. Eng., 04016044.
Diekfuss, J.A., and Foley, C.M. (2016). “Modeling Error Uncertainty Characterization for Reliability-Based Fatigue Assessment in Sign Support Structures.” J. Struct. Eng., 04016042.
Foley, C.M., and Diekfuss, J.A. (2016). “Reliability-Based Inspection Protocols for Mast-Arm Sign Support Structures.” J. Struct. Eng., 04016043.