Optical imaging method for bridge painting maintenance and inspection
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Published by Purdue University Dept. of Civil Engineering, Available through the National Technical Information Service] in West Lafayette, Ind, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Painting, Structural,
  • Protective coatings,
  • Bridges, Iron and steel -- Maintenance and repair,
  • Image processing -- Digital techniques

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Edition Notes

StatementLuh-Maan Chang, Yassir Abdelrazig, and Chen Po-Han.
ContributionsAbdelrazig, Yassir., Chen, Po-Han., United States. Federal Highway Administration., Indiana. Dept. of Transportation., Purdue University. Dept. of Civil Engineering., Joint Transportation Research Program (Ind.)
LC ClassificationsTG380 .C44 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 181 p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6884036M
LC Control Number00457104

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