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Concrete Solutions

1st Edition

Edited by Michael Grantham, Carmelo Majorana, Valentina Salomoni

CRC Press

480 pages

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Concrete repair continues to be a subject of major interest to engineers and technologists worldwide. The concrete repair budget for the UK alone currently runs at some UKP 220 per annum. Some estimates have indicated that, worldwide, in 2010 the expenditure for maintenance and repair work will represent about 85% of the total expenditure in the construction field. It has been forecast that, in the same year in the USA, 50 billion dollars will be spent just for the restoration of deteriorated bridges and viaducts.

An understanding of the latest techniques in repair and testing and inspection is thus crucial to the international construction industry. This book, with contributions from 34 countries, brings together the best in research, practical application, strategy and theory relating to concrete repair, testing and inspection, fire damage, composites and electro-chemical repair.

Table of Contents

Electrochemical repair

Rapid electrokinetic nanoparticle transport in concrete

H.E. Cardenas & F. Syed

Cathodic protection of reinforced concrete swimming pools

P. Chess & J. Drewett

Active protection of FRP wrapped reinforced concrete structures against corrosion

S. Gadve, A. Mukherjee & S.N. Malhotra

Electrochemical desalination of concrete and electrochemical soil remediation – Differences and similarities

L.M. Ottosen & M. Castellote

Chloride transport in masonry (brick and cement mortar) in isolated and combined systems

I. Rörig-Dalgaard

Long term behaviour of box girder sections with residual chloride after the application of ECE

U. Schneck

Fire damage and repair

Approaches for the assessment and repair of concrete elements exposed to fire

E. Annerel & L. Taerwe

Resistance of cracked concrete to fire and high temperatures

A. Badr

Microscopic analysis of the connection between CFRP laminates and concrete at elevated temperatures

T.D. Donchev, S. Abouamer & D. Wertheim

Mechanical and physicochemical properties of lightweight self-consolidating concrete subjected to elevated temperatures

H. Fares, A. Noumowe, H.A. Toutanji & K. Pierce

Loss of performance induced by carbonation of lime-based fire proofing material

K.S. Nguyen, C. Baux, Y. Mélinge & C. Lanos

Improving fire resistance properties of structural concrete members by adding polypropylene fibres

L.A. Qureshi & M. Ilyas Sh.

General repair

Repair and strengthening of reinforced concrete structures of industrial buildings from the beginning of the 20th century

P. Berkowski, G. Dmochowski & M. Kosior-Kazberuk

How to clean soot deposits indoors?

M. Bouichou, E. Marie-Victoire & D. Brissaud

Joint sealing on a 50 year old concrete tunnel, Santa Barbara Hydro Plant, Mexico

A. Garduno & J. Resendiz

Effects of admixture type on air-entrained self-consolidating concrete

N. Ghafoori & M. Barfield

Remediation of slump flow loss of fresh self-consolidating concrete induced by hauling time

N. Ghafoori & H. Diawara

Study of new methods for restoration and repair of concrete in dams

M.H. Ghoshouni, S.M.A.S. Hejazi & B.S. Ghabel

Active repairs of concrete structures with materials based on expansive cement

A. Halicka

Protection of a WW2 Concrete defence wall at St. Ouens Bay, Jersey, Channel Islands

S. Hold

Restoration of St. Catherine’s breakwater roundhead, Jersey, Channel Islands

S. Hold

Repairing a sinking bridge over Guadalquivir river

C. Jurado

The underpass in O’Donnell street in Madrid

C. Jurado

New bridge in the high velocity train to the northwest of Spain

C. Jurado

Bond strength of cementitious and polymer modified repair materials

M.I. Khan, S.H. Alsayed, T.H. Almusallam, Y.A. Al-Salloum & A.A. Almosa

Restoration of historic hydrotechnical concrete structures

M. Kosior-Kazberuk & M. Gawlicki

Cracking resistance of concrete overlays as predicted from the development of shrinkage stress

S.A. Kristiawan, A.M.H. Mahmudah & Sunarmasto

The importance of every detail: Performance analysis of a concrete pavement

A.-T. Mircea

Basalt fibres: Mechanical properties and applications for concrete structures

A. Palmieri, S. Matthys & M. Tierens

Overview upon restrained shrinkage cracking of RC structures

C. Mircea

Repair and restoration of limestone blocks on Agulhas lighthouse – A world heritage structure

S.J. Pinker & D. Kruger

Bacterial concrete – An ideal concrete for historical structures

D.B. Raijiwala, P.S. Hingwe &V.K. Babhor

Microbial precipitation for repairs of concrete structures

D.D. Sarode & A. Mukherjee

Rejuvenating our aging structures – Cumberland street parking garage rehabilitation

P. Sarvinis

Approach for the safe use of coatings for stopping corrosion in chloride bearing concrete: Experiences from long term surveys with installed electrodes

U. Schneck

Sulphate resistance of cements evaluated according to ASTM C1012 and AFNOR P18-837 standards

K.K. Sideris & P. Manita

Performance of “waterless concrete”

H.A. Toutanji & R.N. Grugel

Repair of the reinforced concrete structure of the “Prokop” railway station in Belgrade

D. Vasović, T. Vasović & M. Glišić

Structural assessment of agricultural buildings

E. Rodum, Ø. Vennesland, H. Justnes & H. Stemland

Long-term investigation of alternative reinforcement materials for concrete

H.G. Wheat

Patch repairs

Improving the bond cohesion of patch repair material and substrate with nano-fibres

P. van Tonder, D. Kruger & J.J. Duvenage

Long term evaluation of concrete patch repairs

J. Pretorius & D. Kruger

Controlling crack in concrete repair materials by using nanofibres as reinforcement

P. van Tonder, D. Kruger & J.H. Strydom

Repair strategy

The new VIAP way of monitoring and planning in the Iraqi culture

A. Al-Khatib

Application of the new European concrete repair standards BS EN 1504 parts 1 to 10 to a range of reinforced concrete structures

J.P. Broomfield

The schematic program of bridge inspection and condition assessment

P. Chupanit, T. Pinkaew & P. Pheinsusom

Application of a statistical procedure to evaluate the results from potential mapping on a parking garage

J.J.W. Gulikers

Durability and serviceability problems in the Kuwait National Assembly structure and ongoing investigations and repairs

M.N. Haque & M. Al-Busaily

Mass loss evaluation of a roller-compacted concrete dam: Understanding the problem for planning repair intervention

A. Joukoski, K.F. Portella, J.C.A. Galvão, E.L. Alberti, M.A. Soares & P. Tümmler

Existence of deterioration in concrete balconies

J. Lahdensivu, I. Weijo & J. Mattila

Estimating the economic life span of a reinforced concrete building

E.S.S. Lam

Durability model for concrete and concrete repairs under corrosion

G. Nossoni & R.S. Harichandran

Numerical modeling of cathodic protection in concrete structures

R.B. Polder & W.H.A. Peelen

Contextual repairs – A case study

P. Sandeford

Code for management and Rehabilitation of Coastal Concrete Structures (RCCS): Some case studies

M.S.M. Tughar & A.F. Aweda

COIN – and durability of structures

Ø. Vennesland, U. Angst & T.F. Hammer

Structural repair of defects and deterioration to extend service life

J.G.M. Wood

Repair with composites

Effect of ECC thickness at soffit of concrete beams before strengthening with CFRP

A.M. Anwar, K. Hattori & H. Ogata

Non-linear finite element modeling of epoxy bonded joints between steel plates and concrete using joint elements

L. Hariche & M. Bouhicha

Experimental and analytical investigation of concrete confined by external pre-stressed strips

S. Mohebbi, H. Moghaddam, M. Samadi & K. Pilakoutas

Effect of elimination of concrete surface preparation on the debonding of FRP laminates

D. Mostofinejad & E. Mahmoudabadi

Structural performance of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with PBO Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Mortars (FRCM)

L. Ombres

An experimental study on the effect of steel fibre reinforced concrete on the behaviour of the exterior beam-column junctions subjected to cyclic loading

A. Parghi & C.D. Modhera

Strengthening and repair of reinforced concrete structures using composite material

A. Parghi & C.D. Modhera

High strength ferrocement laminates for structural repair

M.J. Shannag

Bonding characteristics between FRP and concrete substrates

H.A. Toutanji, M. Han & J.A. Gilbert


The potential of terrestrial laser scanning for detecting the deterioration of building facades

F. Al-Neshawy, S. Peltola, J. Piironen, A. Erving, N. Heiska, P. Salo, M. Nuikka, A. Kukko & J. Puttonen

Monitoring the chloride concentration in the concrete pore solution by means of direct potentiometry

U. Angst, C.K. Larsen, Ø. Vennesland & B. Elsener

The detection of micro-cracks in concrete by the measurement of ultrasonic harmonic generation and inter-modulation

P.R. Armitage, L.V. Bekers & M.K. Wadee

Permeability testing of site concrete: A review of methods and experience

R.A. Barnes

A low frequency electromagnetic probe for detection of corrosion in steel-reinforced concrete

J.B. Butcher, M. Lion, C.R. Day, P. W. Haycock, M.J. Hocking & S. Bladon

Investigation of cracking in foundation bases affected by DEF using underwater ultrasonic probes

M.G. Grantham

A ferromagnetic resonance probe

S.L. Sherrat, L.J. North, N.J. Cassidy, P. W. Haycock & S.R. Hoon

Predicting service life of reinforced concrete structures based on corrosion rate measurements

D.W. Law, T.C.K. Molyneaux, F. Blin & K. Wilson

Rehabilitation planning and corrosion surveys of bridge decks from the soffit: Enhanced opportunities for corrosion assessment under traffic

U. Schneck

Delamination detection of FRP sheet reinforced concrete specimens using a microstrip patch antenna

S.K. Woo, Y.C. Song & H.C. Rhim

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