Repair of Concrete

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 OF CONCRETE

Seismically Robust Ultra-High-Performance Fiber- Reinforced Concrete Columns

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2021

Seismic Performance and Multi-Scale Model of Damage Evolution for Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2021

Nano-Modified Concrete as Repair Material in Cold Weather

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2021

Mechanical Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Alkali- Activated Composites for Repair Applications

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 1/1/2021

Effects of Pre-Damage on Stress-Strain Relationship of Partially Confined Concrete

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 1/1/2021

Development of Autonomous-Healing Mortar Using Geobacillus stearothermophilus

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 1/1/2021

Flexural Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Externally Bonded Polyurethane Carbon Fiber- Reinforced Polymer Composite Systems

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Cyclic Flexural Performance of Fire-Damaged Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Carbon Fiber- Reinforced Polymer Plates

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Repairable Precast Moment-Resisting Buildings: Part I— Experimental Investigations

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Repairable Precast Moment-Resisting Buildings: Part II— Analytical Investigations

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

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