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Concrete In Australia : December 2010
58 Concrete in Australia Vol 36 No 4 TECHNICAL PAPER Table 4. Through-life management of an asset and approach to making an intervention. Step or Objective Stage Activity Creation of Asset: Design and Construction Phase Establish construction team Stage 1A Team establishment & definition of contract arrangements Establish owner requirements & develop concept design Stage 1A Performance management: Through-life strategy for asset Detailed design Stage 1B Design and specification for works for asset Construction Stage 1C Construction Birth Certificate Stage 1C Inspection / assessment (potentially by Third Party) Operation and Use: Post- Construction Service Life Phase Performance management during Post- Construction Service Life Stage 2 Through-life post construction monitoring / inspection / assessment linked with management strategy for asset. • Management strategy: verification of owner's requirements • Inspection & testing regime to gather condition and performance information Operation and Use: Making an Intervention for the Protection or Repair of an Asset Establish Professional Team Stage 3 Confirmation of team & contract terms / arrangements etc (could be largely the same as Construction Team) Inspection & assessment. Performance evaluation Stage 3 Inspection / assessment to: • Identify nature of deterioration, mechanisms etc • Establish current condition of structure • Make prognosis of future development of deterioration • Predict future condition of asset: structural & other related parameters (societal, environmental, economic) - aesthetics • Undertake re-evaluation against design / other criteria Confirm owner requirements Stage 3 Performance management: Post- Intervention strategy for asset • Length of service life, monitoring and maintenance practices to be adopted after intervention works completed • Other related parameters (societal, environmental, economic) Choose intervention method(s) Stage 3 • Performance review, work analysis & work statement: • Intervention design: goals & requirements / success criteria • Intervention design: specification development Contract negotiation Stage 3 Definition and pricing of technical solutions offered, negotiation and acceptance of contract terms for chosen technical solution selected and repair specialist to undertake works Execution Stage 3 Execution of works -- Intervention carried out Re- Birth Certificate Operation and Use: Post- Intervention Service Life Phase Performance management during Post- Intervention Service Life Stage 4 Post-intervention monitoring / inspection / assessment linked with management strategy for asset Design & construction of asset: Stage 1 of through-life performance of asset: See Figure 7. Post-construction monitoring: Stage 2 of through-life performance of asset: See Figure 7. Intervention related activities: Stage 3 of through-life performance of asset: See Figure 7. Post-intervention monitoring: Stage 4 of through-life performance of asset: See Figure 7. KEY: