A wealth of recent research into the continued deterioration of reinforced concrete structures has led to a review of methods of investigation and repair techniques. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition brings together the fundamental aspects of this world wide problem and offers advice on how investigations, diagnosis and consequent remedial work should be carried out.
Table of Contents
1. General observations. 2. Basic characteristics of concrete and its constituent and associated materials. 3. Factors affecting the durability of reinforced concrete. 4. Investigation and diagnosis of defects in reinforced concrete. 5. Non-structural repairs to reinforced concrete. 6. Structural repairs to reinforced concrete. 7. Repairs to fire damaged concrete buildings. 8. Repairs to concrete highway bridges. 9. Repair to concrete silos and bunkers. 10. Coatings for reinforced concrete. 11. Repairs to concrete floors and roofs. 12. Repair of concrete liquid-retaining structures. 13. Repairs to concrete water-excluding structures. 14. Repair to concrete marine structures.