By R Holland
This ebook offers information on appraisal and service of strengthened concrete construction buildings. It addresses the issues relating to bolstered concrete, corrosion of reinforcement, cracking, cathodic defense and protecting coatings, and it highlights the benefits and/or difficulties of every whereas explaining the equipment and concepts to be had
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11. Construction defects Fig. 2 is included to illustrate a number of construction defects — albeit in an unusually severe form. Due to lack of vibration concrete has become caught up on the reinforcement at the change of section. There has then been a significant time interval preceding placing of the next delivery of concrete, sufficient for the trapped concrete to gain enough strength to prevent the filling of the large void. At the base of the newer concrete the arching patterns of plastic settlement can be seen.
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