Testing of Concrete in Structures Third Edition

  • Filename: testing-of-concrete-in-structures-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780203487839
  • Release Date: 2010-09-03
  • Number of pages: 296
  • Author: J.H. Bungey
  • Publisher: CRC Press

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques involved in testing concrete in structures. The non-specialist civil engineer involved in assessment, repair or maintanance of concrete structures will find this a thorough update of the second edition, with an expansion of those areas where recent developments have made significant advances, for example in integrity assessment.

Handbook on Nondestructive Testing of Concrete

  • Filename: handbook-on-nondestructive-testing-of-concrete.
  • ISBN: 9780803120990
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 392
  • Author: V. M. Malhotra
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Written by international experts in the field, this new edition provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date information available on nondestructive testing (NDT) methods used to evaluate concrete structures. Sixteen chapters give you a comprehensive understanding of the tools and techniques used to estimate the inplace strength of concrete and permeation properties that relate to potential durability, and describe methods used to assess the internal condition of concrete and corrosion activity of steel reinforcement.

Non destructive Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Structures Deterioration processes and standard test methods

  • Filename: non-destructive-evaluation-of-reinforced-concrete-structures-deterioration-processes-and-standard-test-methods.
  • ISBN: 1845695607
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Christiane Maierhofer
  • Publisher: Woodhead Pub Limited

This authoritative book provides a comprehensive review of the highly important subject of non-destructive evaluation of reinforced concrete structures. Many concrete structures and elements of concrete infrastructure (roads, bridges etc) have exceeded their original design lives and are deteriorating to an extent where they are becoming dangerous.

Acoustic Emission Testing

  • Filename: acoustic-emission-testing.
  • ISBN: 9783540699729
  • Release Date: 2008-07-12
  • Number of pages: 406
  • Author: Christian U. Grosse
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Acoustic Emission (AE) techniques have been studied in civil engineering for a long time. The techniques are recently going to be more and more applied to practical applications and to be standardized in the codes. This is because the increase of aging structures and disastrous damages due to recent earthquakes urgently demand for maintenance and retrofit of civil structures in service for example. It results in the need for the development of advanced and effective inspection techniques. Thus, AE techniques draw a great attention to diagnostic applications and in material testing. The book covers all levels from the description of AE basics for AE beginners (level of a student) to sophisticated AE algorithms and applications to real large-scale structures as well as the observation of the cracking process in laboratory specimen to study fracture processes.

Non Destructive Assessment of Concrete Structures Reliability and Limits of Single and Combined Techniques

  • Filename: non-destructive-assessment-of-concrete-structures-reliability-and-limits-of-single-and-combined-techniques.
  • ISBN: 9789400727366
  • Release Date: 2012-01-21
  • Number of pages: 374
  • Author: Denys Breysse
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book gives information on non destructive techniques for assessment of concrete structures. It synthesizes the best of international knowledge about what techniques can be used for assessing material properties (strength) and structural properties (geometry, defects...). It describes how the techniques can be used so as to answer a series of usual questions, highlighting their capabilities and limits, and providing advices for a better use of techniques. It also focuses on possible combinations of techniques so as to improve the assessment. It is based on many illustrative examples and give in each case references to standards and guidelines.

Non Destructive Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Structures

  • Filename: non-destructive-evaluation-of-reinforced-concrete-structures.
  • ISBN: 1439841128
  • Release Date: 2010-08-26
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: C. Maierhofer
  • Publisher: CRC Press

This authoritative book provides a comprehensive review of the highly important subject of non-destructive evaluation of reinforced concrete structures. Engineers have a range of sophisticated techniques at their disposal to assess the condition of reinforced concrete structures that do not cause material damage and which usually enable the structure to be used while the surveys are carried out. Non-destructive evaluation of the infrastructure also plays a key role in calculating and prioritising where money should be spent on repair or replacement. Providing details of related techniques and case studies, this book offers an overview of how to plan and implement the NDT of reinforced concrete structures.

Durability of Concrete Structures

  • Filename: durability-of-concrete-structures.
  • ISBN: 9780203473474
  • Release Date: 2002-11-01
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: G.C. Mays
  • Publisher: CRC Press

This book is concerned with the long term durability of concrete as a structural material as used in the construction of buildings, bridges, roads, marine and civil engineering structures. It discusses the fundamental reasons for the deterioration of concrete over time and available techniques for detecting, remedying and preventing the deterioration.

Prediction of Concrete Durability

  • Filename: prediction-of-concrete-durability.
  • ISBN: 0419211705
  • Release Date: 1997-06-12
  • Number of pages: 204
  • Author: J. Glanville
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Poor durability of concrete is a continuing concern to owners of structures and their professional advisors. Advances in methods of assessing and predicting durability are being made in many areas, and this book provides a state of art review of the current situation. Contributions from leading researchers and consultants make it a valuable guide for all those responsible for concrete buildings and structures.

Deteriorated Concrete

  • Filename: deteriorated-concrete.
  • ISBN: 072773119X
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 194
  • Author: Frank Rendell
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford

This book is a guide to the techniques available for evaluating concrete structures. One of its aims is to give an insight into the physicochemical analytical techniques that are now available. It also provides a good starting point for students and researchers working in the field of advanced concrete technology. The book begins with the fundamentals of concrete technology applicable to the diagnosis of problems. The reader is then introduced to in situ and preliminary laboratory testing of concrete. The final sections of the book discuss the application of X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy to concrete technology. The content of the book is underpinned by a number of case studies to illustrate the practical problems of concrete inspection and analysis.

Testing During Concrete Construction

  • Filename: testing-during-concrete-construction.
  • ISBN: 0412392704
  • Release Date: 1991-01-31
  • Number of pages: 472
  • Author: H.W. Reinhardt
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Testing concrete while construction is underway enables decisions to be made which can improve the quality of the finished structure. The book covers testing and measuring techniques for fresh concrete and concrete during the first few days after placing, and for reinforcement and prestressing tendons. Many examples are given of practical methods which can be applied directly during concrete construction to improve quality. It forms the Proceedings of the International RILEM Workshop in Mainz, Germany, March 1990.

Concrete Bridge Engineering

  • Filename: concrete-bridge-engineering.
  • ISBN: 9780203497791
  • Release Date: 2003-10-04
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: R J Cope
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Nine chapters by a group of authors run from site investigation to assessment, repair, thermal response, structural types, and joints and substructures.

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