Condition Assessment Techniques

Below is a list of techniques that can be used to determine the condition of an asset.

These techniques can be divided into two main categories: Non-destructive Testing (NDT) and destructive testing which commonly entails taking a sample of the material to be assessed.

Non-destructive Testing / Assessment

Non-destructive Testing is any method of testing the properties of materials without the need to take samples and therefore resulting in damage to the material.

Destructive Testing

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External Links & References

  1. ISTT Condition Assessment Inspection Techniques (pdf)
  2. NZWWA Visual Assessment of Utility Assets (8.2MB - pdf)
  3. Non Destructive Testing of Timber Bridge Girders (0.55MB - pdf)
  4. Modern Bridge & Infrastructure Inspection Methods (Next Big Future)
  5. Condition Assessment of Wastewater Collection Systems - USA EPA 2009 State of Technology Review Report
  6. Model for Underground Infrastructure Stormwater Assets
  7. Google Search
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