Condition Evaluation and Durability Planning in Concrete Repair

Repair methods for concrete must take into account the changes to concrete characteristics that occur as part of deterioration. If these changes are considered during repair, it can help prevent failure and extend service life. Concrete repair restores an acceptable level of functionality to structures or components that are defective. A deteriorated or distressed structure must be assessed before repairs can begin. It is necessary to know the cause and level of deterioration to treat it properly. Repair requires a number of steps, from condition evaluation and durability planning, to construction and maintenance. It is necessary to take all steps to ensure that repairs are effective.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 55-60
  • Serial:
    • Concrete International
    • Volume: 36
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: American Concrete Institute (ACI)
    • ISSN: 0162-4075

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  • Accession Number: 01531663
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 29 2014 11:21PM