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Dipl.-Ing. Ronald Schneider MSc
Research Associate
P: +49 30 8104 4372
ronald.schneider [at] bam.de

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)
7. Safety of Structures
Unter den Eichen 87
12205 Berlin, Germany

Research interests

  • Probabilistic modelling and reliability analysis of deteriorating structural systems
  • Reliability updating with monitoring and inspection information (Bayesian analysis)
  • Inspection, monitoring and maintenance planning (Bayesian decision analysis)
  • Integrity management of structural systems

Current and past research projects

  • SysPark – System model for offshore wind park support structures (funded by innogy SE), project period 01/2015 – 12/2017
  • Intelligent Structures – Prototype for the Condition Assessment and Damage Development Prognosis for Elements of the Bridge Model (funded by BASt Federal Highway Research Institute, FE 15.0546/2011/LRB), project period: 11/2012 – 09/2014
  • Intelligent Structures – Reliability-based Condition Assessment of Bridge Structures utilising Inspection and Monitoring Results (funded by BASt Federal Highway Research Institute, FE 15.0508/2011/KRB), project period: 08/2011 – 11/2012
  • IRIS – Integrated European Risk Reduction System (EU 7th Framework Programme, CP-IP 213968-2), project period: 10/2008 – 03/2012

Journal papers

  • Schneider R., Thöns S., Straub D. (2017). Reliability analysis and updating of deteriorating systems with subset simulation. Structural Safety, 64: 20–36
  • Schneider R., Fischer J., Bügler M., Nowak M., Thöns S., Borrmann A., Straub D. (2015). Assessing and updating the reliability of concrete bridges subjected to spatial deterioration – principles and software implementation. Structural Concrete, 16(3): 356–65

Conference papers

  • Schneider R., Thöns S., Rogge A. (2017). Simulating the service life performance of an inspected group of jacket-type structures. 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2017), Vienna, Austria
  • Thöns S., Schneider R. (2016). The influence of brittle Daniels system characteristics on the value of load monitoring information. Proc. 8th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (EWSHM 2016), Bilbao, Spain
  • Thöns S., Schneider R., Faber M.H. (2015). Quantification of the value of structural health monitoring information for fatigue deteriorating structural systems. Proc. 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP12), Vancouver, Canada
  • Schneider R., Thöns S., Fischer J., Bügler M., Borrmann A., Straub D. (2014). A software prototype for assessing the reliability of a concrete bridge superstructure subjected to chloride-induced reinforcement corrosion. Proc. 4th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2014), Tokyo, Japan
  • Schneider R., Thöns S., Rücker W., Straub D. (2013). Effect of different inspection strategies on the reliability of Daniels systems subjected to fatigue. Proc. 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), New York, USA
  • Schneider R., Thöns S., Straub D. (2012). Probabilistic fatigue crack growth modeling for reliability-based inspection planning. Proc. 3rd International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2012), Vienna, Austria
  • Schneider R., Thöns S., Straub D. (2012). Reliability-based inspection planning with application to orthotropic bridge deck structures subjected to fatigue. Proc. 3rd International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2012), Vienna, Austria

Research reports

  • Schneider R., Fischer J., Straub D., Thöns S., Bügler M., Borrmann, A. (2015). Intelligente Bauwerke – Prototyp zur Ermittlung der Schadens- und Zustandsentwicklung für Elemente des Brückenmodels. Berichte der Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, Heft B 117, http://bast.opus.hbz-nrw.de/volltexte/2015/1615/ (in German)
  • Fischer J., Straub D., Schneider R., Thöns S., Rücker W. (2014). Intelligente Brücke – Zuverlässigkeitsbasierte Bewertung von Brückenbauwerken unter Berücksichtigung von Inspektions- und Überwachungsergebnissen. Berichte der Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, Heft B 99, http://bast.opus.hbz-nrw.de/volltexte/2014/768/ (in German)
  • Schneider R., Rücker W. (2012). Integrated European Risk Reduction System (IRIS) - Reliability-based inspection planning for welded steel structures. Final report, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)

Additional expertise

  • Offshore structural engineering (analysis, code compliance and ultimate capacity of offshore steel structures)
  • Fire engineering (probabilistic assessment of fire loads, heat transfer, structural fire response analysis, passive fire protection)
  • Fatigue and fracture of steel structures
  • Non-linear FE analysis

Employment history

Education

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09.02.2012 um 14:42

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