Civil and structural engineering consultants engaged in quality control or investigations of hardened concrete need a comprehensive resource that explains the methods of determining strength and other performance characteristics.
Handbook on Nondestructive Testing of Concrete, Second Edition answers this demand by providing a thorough analys
Surface Hardness Methods. Penetration Resistance Methods. Pullout Test. The Break-off Test Method. The Maturity Method. Pull-Off Test and Permeation Tests. Resonant Frequency Methods. The Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Method. Combined Methods. Magnetic/Electrical Methods. Mehtods to Evaluate Corrosion of Reinforcement. Radioactive/Nuclear Methods. Short-Pulse Radar Methods. Stress Wave Propagation Methods. Infrared Thermographic Techniques. Acoustic Emission Methods.