A jointly awarded Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, Exeter University and Strathclyde University, offering ten places per year funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
The world-wide demand for construction of high-speed railways is growing. China leads the world followed by Japan. In the UK we are adding capacity to our railway network with the construction of High Speed Two – HS2.
Most bridges worldwide lack Structural Health Monitoring instrumentation. Part of the reason is that older bridges pre-date the development of appropriate instrumentation; and part of the reason is that bridge owners do not have the staff/resource to analyse the “big data” emanating from an instrumentation system.