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Towards Adaptive Infrastructure: Flexibility and Agility in a Non-stationarity Age


Abstract As technologies rapidly progress, there is growing evidence that our civil infrastructure do not have the capacity to adaptively and reliably deliver services in the face of rapid changes in demand, conditions of service, and environmental conditions. Infrastructure are facing multiple challenges including inflexible physical assets, unstable and insufficient funding, maturation, utilization, increasing interdependencies, climate change, social and environmental awareness, changes in coupled technology systems, lack of transdisciplinary expertise, geopolitical security, and wicked complexity. These challenges are interrelated and several produce non-stationary effects. Successful infrastructure in the twenty-first century will need to be fl... (more)
Contributor Chester, Mikhail (Author) / Allenby, Braden (Author)
Identifier Stock Number: ASU-SSEBE-CESEM-2017-RPR-002
Rights All Rights Reserved
Collaborating Institutions School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE) / Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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