repair Topic

Repair

Definition: to replace or correct deteriorated, damaged, or faulty materials, components, or elements of a structure.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Concrete repair involves a condition evaluation to assess the current condition of the concrete structure, a determination of the causes of deterioration or distress, and selection of repair methods and materials. The evaluation may include a review of available design and construction documents, structural analysis of the structure in its deteriorated condition, a review of available test data, a review of records of any previous repair work, a review of maintenance records, a visual inspection of the structure, an evaluation of corrosion activity, destructive and nondestructive testing, and a review of laboratory results from chemical and petrographic analysis of concrete samples. Following the evaluation, the deterioration mechanism that caused the deficiency should be determined, and finally the appropriate repair materials and methods can be selected.

JOURNAL Articles ON REPAIR

Rapid Seismic Repair of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2017

Towards a Service Life Prediction System of Concrete Structures Based on a Neural-Computing Approach

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/1/2017

Towards a Service Life Prediction System of Concrete Structures Based on a Neural-Computing Approach

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/1/2017

The Franklin Avenue Bridge

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 6/1/2017

Bonded Concrete Overlays

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2017

Evolution of ACI 562 Code—Part 11

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2017

Products & Practice Spotlight: Rehabbing Aging Infrastructure

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2017

Precast Concrete Pavement Implementation

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 4/1/2017

2016 ICRI Project Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 4/1/2017

Products & Practice Spotlight: Repair of ASR-Damaged Piles

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 4/1/2017

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