Repairing Structural Concrete: An Overview

Concrete is one of the most widely used and durable building materials. It often is subject to deterioration, damage, incorrect design, and/or construction errors that will necessitate structural repairs. This article focuses on the structural repair of concrete and describes the processes involved in determining the cause of the distress, removing damaged materials, and selecting the appropriate repair techniques that will extend the useful service life of the structural elements of the existing facility. Structural concrete repair is a complex process that requires careful diagnosis of the existing condition and consideration of many factors to arrive at a satisfactory, economical, and durable solution.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 70-77
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01004515
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 28 2005 11:45AM