349.3R-18: Report on Evaluation and Repair of Existing Nuclear Safety-Related Concrete Structures

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Title: 349.3R-18: Report on Evaluation and Repair of Existing Nuclear Safety-Related Concrete Structures

Author(s): ACI Committee 349

Publication: Technical Documents

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Keywords: corrosion; cracking; degradation; inspection; load test; nondestructive testing; nuclear plant; rehabilitation; reinforcement; repair; safety; serviceability; structural design; structural evaluation.

Date: 1/23/2018

Abstract:
This report provides recommendations for the evaluation of existing nuclear safety-related concrete structures. The purpose of this report is to provide the owner, owner’s engineering staff, consultants, and others with an appropriate procedure and background for examining concrete structural performance and taking appropriate actions based on observed conditions. Methods of examination, including visual inspection and testing techniques and their recommended applications, are cited. Guidance related to acceptance criteria for various forms of degradation and methods for repair are provided.