Digital Twins in Civil Infrastructure Systems

Matthew Callcut, Jean-Paul Cerceau Agliozzo, Liz Varga*, Lauren McMillan

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This research explores the existing definitions, concepts and applications surrounding the efficient implementation and use of digital twins (DTs) within civil infrastructure systems (CISs). The CISs within the scope of this research are as follows: transportation, energy, telecommunications, water and waste, as well as Smart Cities, which encompasses all of the previous. The research methodology consists of a review of current literature, a series of semi-structured interviews and a detailed survey. The outcome of this work is a refined definition of DTs within CISs, in addition to a set of recommendations for both future academic research and industry best practice.
Original languageEnglish
Article number11549
Number of pages32
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2021
Externally publishedYes

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