Investigation and Repair of Damage to Concrete Caused by Formwork and Falsework Fire

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Title: Investigation and Repair of Damage to Concrete Caused by Formwork and Falsework Fire

Author(s): Peter Smith

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 60

Issue: 11

Appears on pages(s): 1535-1566

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Date: 11/1/1963

Abstract:
Describes what to look for and steps to be taken in investigating damage to concrete following a fire during construction. A selected list of references that can aid in assessing the significance of the damage is presented and discussed. A detailed account is given of an investigation of a fire on an arch bridge extension proiect where new concrete (6,19, and 40 days old) and PO year old concrete were damaged. Repair and restoration measures and precautions to be taken to prevent fires, a special hazard of winter construction, are covered.