The book discusses the basic principles of repair to a wide range of building and civil engineering structures and gives recommendations on methods of repair. The subject is covered in the following chapters: (1) the principal materials used in the repair of all types of concrete structures, (2) factors controlling the deterioration of concrete, steel and other metals used in concrete structures, (3) repairs to concrete building structures, (4) repairs to concrete water-retaining and water-excluding structures, (5) repairs to concrete marine structures, and (6) protection of concrete structures against chemical attack. Appendices contain information on codes of practice and standards in english-speaking countries and the majority of eec countries. Details are also given of organisations carrying out research associated with materials and construction of concrete structures. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Applied Science Publishers Limited

    22 Rippleside Commercial Estate, Ripple Road
    Barking, Essex,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Perkins, P H
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 302 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00164374
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM