METHODS OF INSPECTION AND NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF EXISTING BRIDGE PIERS AND FOUNDATIONS

METHODES D'INSPECTION ET D'AUSCULTATION DES FONDATIONS ET PILES DES PONTS ANCIENS

Regulations governing the inspection and non-destructive testing of bridge foundations are outlined, and the different types of foundation found in existing structures are briefly recalled. Different methods of surveillance are mentioned; periodic examinations (visual observation of the conditions of foundations and underwater inspection), then exceptional measures: isolating the structure from water, local stripping of the foundations, investigation by means of boreholes, tests in boreholes, in-situ mechanical tests. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federation Nationale des Trav Publ & des Synd Aff

    6 Avenue Pierre Premier de Serbie
    Paris 16e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Baguelin, F
    • Corte, J F
    • Levillain, J P
  • Publication Date: 1980-6

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 48-59
  • Serial:
    • Travaux
    • Issue Number: 544
    • Publisher: Federation Nationale des Trav Publ & des Synd Aff

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00334855
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM