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ICBECS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Bridge Engineering and Civil Structures

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICBECS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICBECS 2017: 19th International Conference on Bridge Engineering and Civil Structures aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Bridge Engineering and Civil Structures. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Bridge Engineering and Civil Structures.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Bridge Engineering and Civil Structures are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICBECS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Bridge Engineering and Civil Structures. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Evaluation of Urban Land Development Direction in Kabul City, Afghanistan
Ahmad Sharif Ahmadi, Yoshitaka Kajita
2) Renewed Urban Waterfront: Spatial Conditions of a Contemporary Urban Space Typology
Beate Niemann, Fabian Pramel
3) Urban Heat Island Intensity Assessment through Comparative Study on Land Surface Temperature and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index: A Case Study of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Tausif A. Ishtiaque, Zarrin T. Tasin, Kazi S. Akter
4) Validation of Visibility Data from Road Weather Information Systems by Comparing Three Data Resources: Case Study in Ohio
Fan Ye
5) Preparing Data for Calibration of Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide in Central Saudi Arabia
Abdulraaof H. Alqaili, Hamad A. Alsoliman
6) Exploring Influence Range of Tainan City Using Electronic Toll Collection Big Data
Chen Chou, Feng-Tyan Lin
7) Effects of Urbanization on Land Use/Land Cover and Stream Flow of a Sub-Tropical River Basin of India
Satyavati Shukla, Lakhan V. Rathod, Mohan V. Khire
8) Performance Evaluation of a ‘Priority-Controlled’ Intersection Converted to Signal-Controlled Intersection
Ezenwa Chinenye Amanamba
9) The Relations between Spatial Structure and Land Price
Jung-Hun Cho, Tae-Heon Moon, Jin-Hak Lee
10) Sustainable Development Variables to Assess Transport Infrastructure in Remote Destinations
Dimitrios J. Dimitriou, Maria F. Sartzetaki
11) An Exploration of the Dimensions of Place-Making: A South African Case Study
W. J. Strydom, K. Puren
12) Feasibility Study of Distributed Lightless Intersection Control with Level 1 Autonomous Vehicles
Bo Yang, Christopher Monterola
13) The Effect of User Comments on Traffic Application Usage
I. Gokasar, G. Bakioglu
14) Evaluation of the Urban Regeneration Project: Land Use Transformation and SNS Big Data Analysis
Ju-Young Kim, Tae-Heon Moon, Jung-Hun Cho
15) Estimating Bridge Deterioration for Small Data Sets Using Regression and Markov Models
Yina F. Muñoz, Alexander Paz, Hanns De La Fuente-Mella, Joaquin V. Fariña, Guilherme M. Sales

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