Lessons from Concrete Structures in Service


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Title: Lessons from Concrete Structures in Service

Author(s): Roderick B. Young

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 25

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 64-76

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1929

Anyone who critically examines a large number of concrete structures in service will be struck with the fact that most of the deterioration found therein can be classified into a few general types. If, as seems reasonable to assume, similar defects have their genesis in similar causes, the study of a few typical cases of each should show the basic cause for that class and indicate how they could be prevented.