224.1R-07: Causes, Evaluation, and Repair of Cracks in Concrete Structures

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Title: 224.1R-07: Causes, Evaluation, and Repair of Cracks in Concrete Structures

Author(s): ACI Committee 224

Publication: Technical Documents

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Appears on pages(s): 26

Keywords: alkali-silica reaction; alkali-carbonate reaction; autogenous healing; concrete; consolidation; corrosion; cracking (fracturing); drying shrinkage; epoxy resins; evaluation; grouting; heat of hydration; mass concrete; methacrylates; mixture proportion.

Date: 3/1/2007

Abstract:

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The causes of cracks in concrete structures are summarized. The procedures used to evaluate cracking in concrete and the principal techniques for the repair of cracks are presented. The key methods of crack repair are discussed, and guidance is provided for their proper application.