Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Repair and renovation of concrete structures : proceedings of the international conference held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK on 5-7 July 2005 / edited by Ravindra K. Dhir, M. Roderick Jones and Li Zheng
Published London : Thomas Telford, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xv, 503 pages) : illustrations
Contents Getting it right -- from testing through diagnosis to lasting repair / P Robery, Halcrow Group Ltd, UK -- On the role of moisture in degradation of concrete structures / L-O Nilsson, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden -- Condition survey of Romanian prestressed concrete bridges / C Mircea [and others] -- The use of air entrainment in bridges and highway structures of the USA / CL Johnson [and others] -- Influence of design and construction details on localized degradation of concrete structures / A M Banafa, K Mahmood -- Diagnosis and repair of a cement concrete structure: a case study of a residential building / A Abibsi, A Guettala, L Bahmed -- Degradation of concrete in structures -- water treatment infrastructure / P Edwards -- Models for environmental actions on reinforced concrete structures / A Lindvall -- Influence of desulfurised combustion gases on durability of cooling towers / J Bydzovsky, A Dufka -- Studying the bond between repair materials and concrete substrate / K Behfarnia [and others] -- Mathematical modelling of strike penetration processes into concrete and sandy barriers / NN Belov [and others] -- Cover concrete evaluation: the contribution of GPR techniques experimental studies and field measurements / JP Balayssac [and others] -- Cost effective testing of concrete structures / D Pearson-Kirk, JL Ford, BA Solan -- Defeating alkali-aggregate reaction worldwide / I Sims, A Poole, H Sommer -- Temperature variations in concrete subjected to cyclic compressive loads: consequences for diagnostic applications / P Antonaci, P Bocca -- A study about the rehabilitation method of electochemical chloride extraction in Brazil / E Monteiro, P Helene -- Loading tests -- practical experiences / P Gruessl, J Lutz -- Possibilities of optical fibre sensors to monitor strength in concrete structures / RA Barnes [and others] -- Durability of marine and coastal structures -- the high quality cover and monitoring approach / M Raupach -- New suggestions to measure the corrosion level of reinforcement using infrared thermographic technology / L Chung, I Paik, YS Roh -- Fracture energy of ultry high performance concrete beams using AE technique / D Bjegovic, M Skazlic, Z Skazlic -- Development of an automatic crack recogniction system for concrete structures / A Miyamoto -- A non-destructive test to measure concrete permeability / S Kodali, WM Hale -- Ultrasonic inspection of concrete structures -- new steps towards "transparent" concrete / O Kroggel, P Grubl -- On bonding repairing steel fibre reinforced concrete to hardened concrete / E Bonaldo, J A O Barros, P B Lourenco -- Condition assessment of RC structures by electro chemical method (linear polarization) and accelerated carbonation experiments / DP Mase -- New material, concepts and quality control systems for strengthening concrete constructions / D Van Gemert, KU Leuven, Belgium -- Repair of foundation for a large compressor / KCG Ong, TS Tan -- On the use of non-adequate primers to the reinforcing steel in concrete localised repairs / P Castro-Borges -- Evaluating external CFRP strips and internal MMFX steel shear bars for shear strenghthenig of precast concrete channel beams / SA Durham [and others] -- Evaluation of corrosion inhibitors for remediation of St. Mary's mulit-storey car park, Colchester / MG Grantham, MJ Gray, A del Valle -- Re-alkalisation of carbonated concrete by alkaline solutions absorption and diffusion mechanisms / FWC Araujo, EJ Pazini Figueiredo -- External CFRP tendons for bridge strengthening in Austria / J Horvatits, J Kollegger -- Anchorage of additional external prestressing tendons / W Buschmeyer, M Zech -- Determination of ductility and deformability indeces for FRP strengthened RC slabs / DB Tann -- Use of FRP materials for strengthening concrete structures / A Hammami, A Alshamsi, S Hareeb -- Effect of temperature on the durability of systems for strengthening of concrete structures / NLF Vaz, JB Aguiar, AF Camoes -- Axial compressive strength of reinforced concrete columns wrapped with fibre reinforced polymers (FRP) / MR Esfahmani, MR Kianoush -- Efficiency of hybrid FRP sheets in strengthening concrete beams / L J Li [and others] -- Embedded fibre bragg grating sensors for monitoring for health of concrete structures / MS Raghu, AAA Samad, AA Ashrabov, D Khazani -- Performances of bonded anchors in repair and strengthening of reinforced concrete frame structures / L Terec, M Irimies -- Managing concrete bridges: methods for reducing costs and user inconveniences / P Goltermann [and others] -- Innovative method of strengthening punching shear of reinforced concrete slabs / A Biddah -- Strengthening of loaded reinforced concrete beams in flexure / AM El-Shihy [and others] -- Fatigue behaviour of strengthened bridge decks with carbon fibre reinforced rods / J Sim [and others] -- Comparison between mix proportions methods in concrete resistance to chemical degradation / JJ De Oliveira Andrade -- A comprehensive approach to life extension of wastewater treatment facilities / MJ Garlich -- Protection of reinforced concrete structures by means of cemenitious and organic coatings with high barrier effect / L Fedrizzi [and others] -- New technique for improving peeling stresses of strengthened reinforced concrete beams by CFRP sheets / H F Shaaban, H A Shehab -- Low cost techniques for repair and strengthening existing masonry structures made of concrete units / H Ramirez de Alba, B B Carreeon-Guardado -- Defects, repair and maintenance approach of historic buildings in Malaysia / KS Kamal [and others] -- Investigation on durability performances on concrete structures in historical residential buildings / L Mavilia -- Design of quality, durable mortar for the conservation of historic masonry fabrics / S Pavia -- European standardisation of products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures: the current position / G C Mays -- Repair and renovation of concrete structures in North America using sprayed concrete / DR Morgan, AMEC Earth & Environmental, Canada
Summary Concrete faces many opportunities and some threats. For these opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects, manufactureres and suppliers must focus on the changes needed to champion concrete and maintain its dominance within the global construction industry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Concrete construction -- Congresses
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Congresses
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction.
Concrete construction.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Dhir, Ravindra K
Jones, M. Roderick
Zheng, Li, 1958-
University of Dundee. Concrete Technology Unit.
ISBN 9780727740236