Resilience Assessment of City-Scale Transportation Networks Using Monte Carlo Simulation

O. Kammouh, A. Cardoni, S. Marasco, G.P. Cimellaro, S. Mahin

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Abstract

To improve the resilience of critical infrastructure systems, their intrinsic properties need to be understood and their resilience state needs to be identified. In the literature, several methods to evaluate networks’ reliability and resilience can be found. However, the applicability of these methods is usually restricted to small-size networks. In this paper, the transportation network of a large-scale virtual city is considered as a case study. A random removal strategy of the links (roads) is applied to simulate the network’s failure. The network reliability is then calculated using the Destruction Spectrum (D-spectrum) method and a Monte Carlo approach has been developed to generate failure permutations that are necessary for the evaluation of the D-spectrum. In addition, the Birnbaum Importance Measure (BIM) has been adopted in this study to determine the importance of the network’s components. The methodology adopted in this study can be also extended to all network-based systems. The paper also introduces resilience indicators as a soft tool to predict the performance and the serviceability of the transportation networks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), 9-13 July 2018, Melbourne, Australia
EditorsNigel Powers, Dan M. Frangopol, Riadh Al-Mahaidi, Colin Caprani
PublisherCRC Press
Pages1902-1910
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781315189390
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-73045-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
Event9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018) - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 9 Jul 201813 Jul 2018
Conference number: 9
https://iabmas2018.org/

Conference

Conference9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018)
Abbreviated titleIABMAS 2018
Country/TerritoryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period9/07/1813/07/18
Internet address

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