1st Edition

Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting II 2nd International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, ICCRRR-2, 24-26 November 2008, Cape Town, South Africa

    The Second International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR 2005) was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 24-26 November 2008. The Conference followed the very successful First International Conference, also in Cape Town in 2005, and continued as a collaborative venture by researchers from the South African Research Programme in Concrete Materials (based at the Universities of Cape Town and The Witwatersrand) and The Construction Materials Sections at Leipzig University and MFPA Leipzig in Germany. 

    The background, in industry and the state of national infrastructures, continues to be highly challenging and demanding. The facts remain that much of our concrete infrastructure deteriorates at unacceptable rates, that we need appropriate tools and techniques to undertake the vast task of sound repair, maintenance and rehabilitation of such infrastructure, and that all this must be undertaken with due cognisance of the limited budgets available for such work.  New ways need to be found to extend the useful life of concrete structures cost-effectively. Confidence in concrete as a viable construction material into the 21st century needs to be retained and sustained, particularly considering the environmental challenges that the industry and society now face.

    The conference proceedings contain papers, presented at the conference, and classified into a total of 12 sub themes which can be grouped under the three main themes of (i) Concrete durability aspects, (ii) Condition assessment of concrete structures, and (iii) Concrete repair, rehabilitation and retrofitting. The major interests in terms of submissions exists in the fields of innovative materials for durable concrete construction, integrated service life modelling of reinforced concrete structures, NDE/NDT and measurement techniques, repair methods and materials, and structural strengthening and retrofitting techniques. The large number of high-quality papers presented and the wide range of relevant topics covered confirm that these proceedings will be a valued reference for many working in the important fields of concrete durability and repair, and that they will form a suitable base for discussion and provide suggestions for future development and research.

    Set of book of abstracts (476 pp) and a searchable full paper CD-ROM (1396 pp).

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    Keynote papers
    Design for service life: How should it be implemented in future codes
    J.C. Walraven
    Importance of microstructural understanding for durable and sustainable concrete
    K.L. Scrivener
    Advanced NDT methods for the assessment of concrete structures
    H. Wiggenhauser
    Efficiency control of electrochemical repair techniques
    C. Andrade, I. Martínez, M. Castellote & P.G. de Viedma
    External strengthening of continuous beams with CFRP
    L. Taerwe, L. Vasseur & S. Matthys
    Diagnostic analysis and therapy of severely cracked bridges
    H.-P. Andrä & M. Maier

    Invited papers
    Research in the field of repair – Actual approaches and future needs
    M. Raupach
    Reflections on future needs in concrete durability research and development
    Y. Ballim, M.G. Alexander, H.D. Beushausen & P. Moyo
    Reinforcement corrosion: Research needs
    C. Andrade

    Theme 1: Concrete durability aspects

    Innovative materials and influences of material composition
    High performance concrete for extreme applications
    B. Hillemeier, R. Wens & L. Hänisch
    Durability and microstructural development during hydration in ultra-high performance concrete
    B. Möser, C. Pfeifer & J. Stark
    Concrete ability to resist chloride ions using ternary blended cement
    I.S. Oslakovic´, R. Roskovic´ & D. Bjegovic´
    Sulphate resistance of high volume fly ash cement paste composites
    E. Aydin
    Durability of light-weight concrete with expanded clay aggregate
    M. Hubertova, R. Hela & R. Stavinoha
    On the potential of rubber aggregates obtained by grinding end-of-life tyres to improve the strain capacity of concrete
    A.C. Ho, A. Turatsinze & D.C. Vu
    Investigations on the PCC-Microstructure after Mechanical Load
    A. Flohr, A. Dimmig-Osburg & K.A. Bode
    Composites in structures – Use of special strength theories based on the form of anisotropy
    V. Lackovic´, J. Krolo & M. Rak
    Concrete containers for containment of vitrified high-level radioactive waste: The Belgian approach
    B. Craeye, G. De Schutter, H. Van Humbeeck & A. Van Cotthem
    Performance of different types of Pakistani cements exposed to aggressive environments
    A.R. Khan
    Durability requirements in self-compacting concrete mix design
    A. Ioani, J. Domsa, C. Mircea & H. Szilagyi
    Chemical attack of SCC: Immersion tests and X-ray CT
    V. Boel, K. Audenaert & G. De Schutter
    Study of chloride penetration in self-compacting concrete by simulation of tidal zone
    K. Audenaert & G. De Schutter
    Transport of water and gases in crack-free and cracked textile reinforced concrete
    R. Barhum, M. Lieboldt & V. Mechtcherine
    Application of FRC and FRSC in structural elements of St Rok tunnel
    E. Seferovic & E. Barisic
    Durability of Strain-Hardening Cement Composites (SHCC) – An overview
    G.P.A.G. van Zijl
    A novel durability design approach for new cementitious materials: Modelling chloride ingress in strain-hardening cement-based composites
    F. Altmann, V. Mechtcherine & U. Reuter
    A two component bacteria-based self-healing concrete
    H.M. Jonkers & E. Schlangen
    Self healing properties with various crack widths under continuous water leakage
    A. Hosoda, S. Komatsu, T. Ahn, T. Kishi, S. Ikeno & K. Kobayashi
    Using natural wood fibers to self heal concrete
    M.R. de Rooij, S. Qian, H. Liu, W.F. Gard & J.W.G. van de Kuilen
    The effect of geo-materials on the autogenous healing behavior of cracked concrete
    T.H. Ahn & T. Kishi
    Surface protections to prevent Alkali-Aggregate Reactions (AAR) in concrete structures
    L.F.M. Sanchez, S.C. Kuperman & P.R.L. Helene
    Micro-scale alterations of cementitious surfaces subjected to laser cleaning process and their potential impact on long-term durability
    A.J. Klemm, P. Sanjeevan & P. Klemm
    Evaluation of anti-fouling strategies on aerated concrete by means of an accelerated algal growth test
    W. De Muynck, A. Maury, N. De Belie, J. De Bock & W. Verstraete
    Corrosion testing of low alloy steel reinforcement
    M. Serdar, I.S. Oslakovic´, D. Bjegovic´ & L. Valek
    Influence of the geometry and reinforcement content of specimens on frost de-icing salt resistance of concrete
    F. Dehn, M. Orgass & K. Pistol

    Service life modelling and prediction of durability
    Life cycle management of concrete structures Part I: Birth certificate
    T.F. Mayer & P. Schießl
    Life cycle management of concrete structures Part II: Monitoring
    Ch. Dauberschmidt, G. Kapteina & Ch. Sodeikat
    A Spreadsheet Model for Service-Life Predictions
    E.A.B. Koenders, M. Ottelé & B. Obladen
    Modeling of the influence from environmental actions on the durability of reinforced concrete structures
    A. Lindvall
    Studies on prediction models for concrete durability
    R. Heiyantuduwa & M.G. Alexander
    Critical chloride content in reinforced concrete – State of the art
    U. Angst & Ø´. Vennesland
    Use of durability indexes in probabilistic modelling for durability design of RC members
    R.N. Muigai, P. Moyo & M.G. Alexander
    A simplified and practical approach regarding design for durability of reinforced concrete structures based on probabilistic modeling of chloride ingress
    J.J.W. Gulikers
    Assessment of the behaviour of concrete in the initiation period of chloride induced corrosion of rebars
    M. Castellote & C. Andrade
    Corrosion propagation in cracked and uncracked concrete
    M.B. Otieno, M.G. Alexander & H.D. Beushausen
    Effect of temperature on transport of chloride ions in concrete
    Q. Yuan, C. Shi, G. De Schutter & K. Audenaert
    Repair of architectural concrete and related modelling of carbonation-induced corrosion
    H.S. Mu¨ller, E. Bohner & M. Vogel
    Determination of critical moisture content for carbonation of concrete
    M.O. Mmusi, M.G. Alexander & H.D. Beushausen
    Effect of environmental parameters on concrete carbonation. DURACON collaboration (Mexican results)
    E.I. Moreno, C. Vinajera-Reyna, A. Torres-Acosta, J. Pérez-Quiroz, M. Martínez-Madrid, F. Almeraya-Calderón, C. Gaona-Tiburcio, P. Castro-Borges, M. Balancan-Zapata, T. Pérez-López, M. Sosa-Baz, E. López-Vázquez, E. Alonso-Guzmán, W. Martínez-Molina, J.C. Rubio-Avalos, L. Ariza-Aguilar, B. Valdez-Salas, D. Nieves-Mendoza, M. Baltazar & O. Troconis-Rincón
    Improvements in durability design of concrete bridges in Croatia
    P. Sesar, S. Pastorcic & Z. Banic
    Fire engineering in Croatia
    D. Bjegovic´, M. Jelcˇic´, M. Carevic´, M. Drakulic´ & B. Peroš

    Modelling of reinforcement corrosion
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling of reinforcement corrosion – An overview of the project
    P. Schießl & K. Osterminski
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling reinforcement corrosion – Investigations on the mechanism of cracking and spalling
    E. Bohner, N. Soddemann & H.S. Mu¨ller
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling of reinforcement corrosion – Macrocells and time dependence
    M. Raupach, J. Warkus & J. Harnisch
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling of reinforcement corrosion – Validation of corrosion model
    S. von Greve-Dierfeld, C. Gehlen & K. Menzel
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling reinforcement corrosion – Corrosion measurements on cracked reinforced concrete beams
    K. Osterminski, A. Volkwein, W. Tian & P. Schießl
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling reinforcement corrosion – Numerical modelling of bond strength of corroded reinforcement
    C. Fischer, J. Ožbolt & C. Gehlen
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling of reinforcement corrosion – Modelling loss of steel cross sectional area and design for durability
    K. Osterminski & P. Schießl
    DFG Research Group 537: Modelling reinforcement corrosion – Observation and monitoring of self-corrosion processes in chloride contaminated mortar by X-ray tomography
    M. Beck, J. Goebbels, D. Meinel & A. Burkert

    Theme 2: Condition assessment of concrete structures

    Degradation assessment and service life aspects
    An Austrian experience with identification and assessment of alkali-aggregate reaction in motorways
    E.K. Fischboeck & H. Harmuth
    Chloride ion propagation in onshore zone of Recife-PE
    R.B. Pontes, E.C.B. Monteiro, R.A. de Oliveira & S.C. de Paiva
    Investigation of the deteriorations of educational institutes
    M.M. Alshebani & S. Azhari
    Durability evaluations on the bridge over the Ruwais lagoon at Jeddah
    M. Arici & M.F. Granata
    Assessment of post-fire reinforced concrete structures. Determination of depth of temperature penetration and associated damage
    C. Alonso
    Computer integrated knowledge systems for the assessment and diagnosing distress in concrete structures in Persian Gulf
    F. Moodi
    Mechanical behaviour of corroded rebars and influence on the structural response of R/C elements
    S. Imperatore & Z. Rinaldi

    NDE/NDT and measurement techniques
    Nondestructive testing methods for hardly accessible parts of structures
    H. Anton, I. Netinger & E. Evic´
    Vibration based assessment of shear connectors in concrete composite bridges
    B. Sibanda, P. Moyo & H.D. Beushausen
    New approach to in-situ evaluation of watertightness of reinforced concrete underground structures
    A. Zakorshmenny
    Experimental evaluation of indirect sonic wave transmission technique in the diagnosis and monitoring of concrete slabs
    G. Concu, B. De Nicolo, F. Mistretta & L. Pani
    Ultrasonic imaging of post-tensioned concrete elements: New techniques for reliable localization of grouting defects
    M. Krause, B. Gräfe, F. Mielentz, B. Milmann, M. Friese, H. Wiggenhauser & K. Mayer
    Practical experience of geo-radar technique application in the course of an integrated inspection of historical
    A. Kirilenko & A. Baukov
    Wireless monitoring of structures including acoustic emission techniques
    C.U. Grosse, M. Kru¨ger & S. Bachmaier
    OSSCAR – Development of an On-Site SCAnneR for automated non-destructive bridge testing
    A. Taffe, T. Kind, M. Stoppel & H. Wiggenhauser
    Development of a portable LIBS-device for quality assurance in concrete repair
    A. Taffe, D. Schaurich, G. Wilsch & F. Weritz
    High speed chemical analysis of concrete surfaces using the LIBS method within the ILCOM project
    M. Bruns, M. Raupach, C.D. Gehlen, R. Noll, G. Wilsch & A. Taffe
    On the possibility of rapid nondestructive determination of compressive strength of cement materials
    N. Kamenic´, T. Matusinovic´ & J. Šipušic´
    Locating reinforcing bars in concrete with Electrical Resistance Tomography
    K. Karhunen, A. Seppänen, A. Lehikoinen, J.P. Kaipio & P.J.M. Monteiro
    Electrical resistance tomography imaging of concrete
    A. Seppänen, K. Karhunen, A. Lehikoinen, J.P. Kaipio & P.J.M. Monteiro

    Materials and structural assessments
    Quality assessment of a 40-years old tunnel
    E.A.B. Koenders, M. Ottelé, O. Çopurog˘lu & K. van Breugel
    Deficiencies in concrete structures “The Sherlock Holmes” factor
    A.N. van Grieken
    Contribution to diagnosis of alkali-silica reaction in a bridge structure
    S.O. Ekolu
    Condition assessment and repair alternatives for Lucko bridge overpasses of Zagreb
    K. Mavar, S.S. Palic & A. Balagija
    Service life extension of existing precast concrete girders
    D.I. Banic, D. Tkalcic & Z. Banic
    Approaches for the assessment of the residual strength of concrete exposed to fire
    E. Annerel & L. Taerwe
    Residual strength of R.C. buildings after a fire: A case study
    I. Venanzi, A.L. Materazzi & M. Zappia
    Assessment of fire-damaged concrete structures and the corresponding measures
    Y. Anderberg
    Different methods to investigate and to repair the damages of a post-tensioned deck of a high-way bridge after a fire incident due to a traffic accident
    A.-W. Gutsch & F. Herschelmann
    Structural behaviour of beams under simultaneous load and steel corrosion
    G. Malumbela, P. Moyo & M. Alexander
    BETOSCAN – An instrumented mobile robot system for the diagnosis of reinforced concrete floors
    M. Raupach, K. Reichling, H. Wiggenhauser, M. Stoppel, G. Dobmann & J. Kurz
    Accelerated high water corrosion
    K.P. Mackie
    Condition assessment of prestressed concrete structures with static and dynamic damage indexes
    X.Q. Zhu & H. Hao
    Debond Detection in RC Structures using piezoelectric materials
    X.Q. Zhu, H. Hao, K.Q. Fan, Y. Wang & J.P. Ou
    Development of a new test method for mineral based composites – Wedge splitting test
    K. Orosz, B. Täljsten & K. Orosz
    Evaluation of fibre distribution in concrete using AC impedance technique
    B. Srinath & M. Santhanam
    Simple hydration equation as a method for estimating water-cement ratio in old concrete
    S.O. Ekolu
    Selection of an optimal method for humidity elimination in masonry buildings
    I. Netinger, H. Anton & D. Bjegovic´
    Repair of guard gallery columns, Robben Island Maximum Security Prison
    H.G. Smith & M.G. Alexander

    Theme 3: Concrete repair, rehabilitation and retrofitting

    Repair methods and techniques
    Concrete repair: Research and practice – The critical dimension
    A.M. Vaysburd, P.H. Emmons & B. Bissonnette
    Performance based rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures
    S.L. Matthews & J.R. Morlidge
    Repair of bridge IB42 over the Limpopo river at Stockpoort border post
    E.J. Kruger & W.S. Humphries
    The aging of concrete sewers: Replace or rehabilitate
    V.A. da Silva & A.M. Goyns
    Concrete retrofitment solutions utilized at the Van der Kloof Dam spillway bridge
    P.D. Ronné & R.S. Maliehe
    Rehabilitation of major bridges over the spillways of three of South Africa’s largest dams
    P.D. Ronné, A.A. Newmark & E.J. Viljoen
    Protection of concrete with water repellant agents – What is required to achieve a sufficient penetration depth?
    A. Johansson, M. Janz, J. Silfwerbrand & J. Trägårdh
    Accelerated transport of corrosion inhibitors as complementary methodology for electrochemical chlorides extraction method
    M. Sánchez & C. Alonso
    Crack repair in concrete using biodeposition
    N. De Belie & W. De Muynck
    Cracked concrete repair with epoxy-resin infiltration
    R. Felicetti & V.H. De Domenico
    Concrete repair with ultra ductile micro-mesh reinforced abrasive resistant and impervious mortar
    C. Flohrer, M. Tschötschel & S. Hauser
    Electrochemical treatments of corroded reinforcement in concrete
    C. Christodoulou
    Electrochemical impedance monitoring of carbon fiber as an anode material in cathodic protection
    M. Chini, B. Arntsen, Ø´. Vennesland & J.H. Mork
    CP of the rear reinforcement in RC-structures – Numerical modelling of the current distribution
    M. Bruns & M. Raupach
    The application of electrochemical chloride extraction to reinforced concrete bridge members
    P.E. Streicher, G.E. Hoppe, V.A. da Silva & E.J. Kruger
    The corrosion protection of embedded steel reinforcement in reinforced concrete structures using galvanic anodes
    H. Bänziger, J. Vogelsang & G. Schulze
    Re-alkalisation technology applied to corrosion damaged concrete
    G.K. Glass, A.C. Roberts & N. Davison
    On pathology and rehabilitation teaching of concrete structures: A case study
    N.G. Maldonado, R.J. Michelini, N.F. Pizarro & M.E. Tornello
    Comparative study of cleaning techniques to be used on concrete indoors
    M. Bouichou, E. Marie-Victoire & D. Brissaud

    Repair materials and systems
    Material Data Sheet Protocol – From anarchy to order
    F.R. Goodwin, A.M. Vaysburd & P.H. Emmons
    Utilization of high performance fiber-reinforced micro-concrete as a repair material
    M. Skazlic, D. Bjegovic´ & M. Serdar
    Properties of modern rendering systems based on mineral binders modified by organic admixtures
    J.C.-M. Capener
    Low shrinking self-compacting concretes for concrete repair
    C. Pistolesi, C. Maltese & M. Bovassi
    Effects of fiber and silica fume reinforcement on abrasion resistance of hydraulic repair concrete
    Y.-W. Liu, C.-C. Lee & K.S. Pann
    Use of calcium sulfoaluminate cement to improve strength of mortars at low temperature
    J. Ambroise & J. Péra
    Development of Strain-Hardening Cement-based Composites for the strengthening of masonry
    A.-E. Bruedern, D. Abecasis & V. Mechtcherine
    Air permeability of hardener-free epoxy-modified mortars as repair materials
    M.A.R. Bhutta, K. Imamoto & Y. Ohama
    Performance of corrosion inhibitors in concrete exposed to marine environment
    I.N. Robertson & C. Newtson
    Hydrophobic treatments on concrete – Evaluation of the durability and non-destructive testing
    M. Raupach & T. Bu¨ttner
    Application of the NMR-technique to concrete-coatings
    J. Orlowsky, M. Raupach, M. Baias & B. Blu¨mich
    Durability of adhesion of epoxy coatings on concrete; causes of delamination and blistering
    M. Raupach & L. Wolff
    Protection and rehabilitation of chemically high stressed concrete surfaces by thin glass
    K. Schubert, B. Hillemeier & P. Osselmann

    Bonded concrete overlays and patch repairs
    Adhesion – A challenge for concrete repair
    L. Czarnecki
    Concrete repair and interfacial bond: Influence of surface preparation
    B. Bissonnette, A. Nuta, M. Morency, J. Marchand & A.M. Vaysburd
    Correlation between the roughness of the substrate surface and the debonding risk
    F. Perez, M. Morency, B. Bissonnette & L. Courard
    Performance of spall repair materials
    D.W. Fowler, D.P. Whitney & D. Zollinger
    Innovative concrete overlays for bridge-deck rehabilitation in Montréal
    R. Gagné, B. Bissonnette, R. Morin & M. Thibault
    Mortar mix proportions and free shrinkage effect on bond strength between substrate and repair concrete
    R. Abbasnia, M. Khanzadi & J. Ahmadi
    Evaluation of saturation and microcracking of the superficial zone of concrete: New developments
    L. Courard & J.-F. Lenaers
    Spalling of sprayed concrete under tunnels fire conditions
    C. Féron, C. Larive & G. Chatenoud
    Repair of slab surface with thin SFRC overlay
    J. Šušteršicˇ, I. Leskovar, A. Zajc & V. Dobnikar
    SHCC repair overlays for RC: Interfacial bond characterization and modelling
    G.P.A.G. van Zijl & H. Stander
    Modelling the performance of ECC repair systems under differential volume changes
    J. Zhou, M. Li, G. Ye, E. Schlangen, K. van Breugel & V.C. Li
    Prevention of damages in industrial floors with screed layers
    R. Breitenbu¨cher & B. Siebert
    Evaluation of the effect of load eccentricity on pull-off strength
    L. Courard, A. Garbacz & G. Moczulski
    Proposal of an experimental programme for determining tensile relaxation in bonded concrete overlays 369
    C. Masuku, H.D. Beushausen & P. Moyo

    Structural repairs and strengthening
    Analytical modelling of retrofitted reinforced concrete members with flexible bond
    E. Raue, H.-G. Timmler & H. Schröter
    Experimental and analytical investigation of concrete confined by external pre-stressed strips
    H. Moghaddam, S. Mohebbi & M. Samadi
    Flexure and shear behavior of RC beams strengthened by external reinforcement
    F. Minelli, G.A. Plizzari & J. Cairns
    Simplified verification of the bond resistance of externally bonded reinforcement at the area of the support moment
    C. Muehlbauer, R. Niedermeier & K. Zilch
    Loading test on a retrofitted pretensioned concrete girder after fire
    L. Taerwe & E. Annerel
    Anchorage failure of RC beams strengthened with FRP at the bottom face
    F. Arifovic & B. Täljsten
    Strengthening and verification of the prestressed road bridge using external prestressing
    M. Moravcik & I. Dreveny
    Numerical simulation of continuous RC slabs strengthened using NSM technique
    J.A.O. Barros, G. Dalfré & J.P. Dias
    Non-linear finite element modeling of epoxy bonded joints between steel plates and concrete using joint elements
    L. Hariche & M. Bouhicha
    Increase in the torsional resistance of reinforced concrete members using Textile Reinforced Concrete (TRC)
    F. Schladitz & M. Curbach
    Rejuvenating our aging structures: Cumberland street parking garage rehabilitation
    P. Sarvinis
    Mountain pass slope failure retrofitted with half viaduct bridge structure
    E.J. Kruger, A.A. Newmark & M. Smuts
    Rapid repair of RC bridge columns subjected to earthquakes
    A. Vosooghi, M.S. Saiidi & J. Gutierrez
    Rehabilitation problems regarding an over pass in Timisoara – Romania
    A. Bota & Alexandra Bota

    Seismic retrofit and rehabilitation
    An approach of service life in repair of structures with concrete due to natural hazards
    N.G. Maldonado, N.F. Pizarro, R.J. Michelini & A.M. Guzmán
    Seismic behavior of FRP-upgraded exterior RC beam-column joints
    Y.A. Al-Salloum, S.H. Alsayed, T.H. Almusallam & N.A. Siddiqui
    3D analysis of seismic response of RC beam-column exterior joints before and after retrofit
    R. Eligehausen, G. Genesio, J. Ožbolt & S. Pampanin
    Seismic assessment of a RC school building retrofitted with innovative braces
    L. Di Sarno & G. Manfredi
    Seismic response of FRP-strengthened corner RC beam-column joints
    T.H. Almusallam, S.H. Alsayed, Y.A. Al-Salloum & N.A. Siddiqui
    Experimental investigation on the seismic behaviour of SFRC columns under biaxial bending
    M. Palmieri, G.A. Plizzari, S. Pampanin & J. Mackechnie

    Retrofitting techniques and FRP systems
    Feasibility study of a novel prestressing system for FRP-laminates
    W. Figeys, L. Schueremans, D. Van Gemert, K. Brosens, L. Van Schepdael & J. Dereymaeker
    FRP tendon anchorage in post-tensioned concrete structures
    J.W. Schmidt, B. Täljsten, A. Bennitz & H. Pedersen
    Durability of CFRP strengthened concrete structures under accelerated or environmental ageing conditions
    K. Benzarti, M. Quiertant, C. Aubagnac, S. Chataigner, I. Nishizaki & Y. Kato
    Durability of GFRP composite made of epoxy/organoclay nanocomposite
    H.G. Zhu, C.K.Y. Leung & J.K. Kim
    Performance of Reactive Powder Concrete (RPC) with different curing conditions and its retrofitting effects on concrete member
    T.P. Chang, B.T. Chen, J.J. Wang & C.S. Wu
    Residual strength of SBR-latex modified high strength concrete under repeated impact loading
    S.R. Shashikumara, S. Ali Khan Zai, K. Muthumani & N. Munirudrappa
    Modeling the behavior of insulated FRP-strengthened reinforced concrete beams exposed to fire
    W.Y. Gao, K.X. Hu & Z.D. Lu
    Fracture optimization of RC beams strengthened with CFRP laminates with finite element and experimental methods
    A.A. Ramezanianpour & A. Gharachorlou
    Comparing the behaviour of reinforced HSC beams with AFRP bars and confined HSC beams with AFRP sheets under bending
    R. Rahgozar, M. Ghalehnovi & E. Adili
    Corroded RC beam repaired with near-face mounted CFRP rods
    A. Kreit, F. Al-Mahmoud, A. Castel & R. Francois
    Effect of damaged concrete cover on the structural performance of CFRP strengthened corroded concrete beams
    A.H. Al-Saidy, A.S. Al-Harthy & K.S. Al-Jabri
    Role of U-shaped anchorages on performance of RC beams strengthened by CFRP plates
    A.R. Khan
    Shear-flexure interaction of RC circular columns strengthened with FRP sheets
    P. Colajanni & A. Recupero
    Strengthening of R/C existing columns with high performance fiber reinforced concrete jacket
    A. Meda, G.A. Plizzari, Z. Rinaldi & G. Martinola
    Retrofitting of a precast industrial building
    M. di Prisco, M. Lamperti & S. Lapolla
    Strength and ductility of unreinforced concrete columns confined with CFRP composites under uniaxial loading
    P. Sadeghian, A.R. Rahai & M.R. Ehsani
    Experimental investigation on repair of RC pavements with SFRC
    G. Boscato & S. Russo
    Experimental research of performance and strength of damage – Concrete beams strengthening with CFRP using two different epoxies
    A.R. Rahai, M.R. Saberi & R. Mahmoudzadeh
    Strengthening of shear wall with high performance RC jacket
    A. Marini & A. Meda


    Professor Mark G. Alexander, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town, South Africa

    Dr Hans-Dieter Beushausen, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town, South Africa

    Dr Frank Dehn, MFPA Leipzig, Germany  

    Dr Pilate Moyo, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town, South Africa