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.
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Foreward. Introduction and welcome. Opening remarks. The performance Prediction of Concrete - Review of landmarks 1974. Discussion. Non-destuctive testing - assessment of concrete durabitity related to expected performance in. Achieving durable. Discussion. Engineering design and service life (a framework for the future). Measuring and modelling transport for life prediction of concrete structures. Aggregates: prediction and performance: a review. Discussion and chairman's summing up. Index.