Appraisal and Repair of Reinforced Concrete by R Holland

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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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Testingofconcrete in structures. Blackie, London, 1989, 2nd edn. Campbell-Allen D. and Roper H. Concrete structures: materials, maintenance and repair. Longman, London, 1991. Concrete Society. Non-structural cracks in concrete. The Society, London, 1982, Technical Report 22. I. Time effects inconcrete structures. Elsevier, Oxford, 1988. Holland R. et al. Appraisal and repair of building structures — Introductory Guide. Thomas Telford, London, 1992. Institution of Structural Engineers. Appraisal of existing structures.

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.

BSI, London, 1970. 6. British Standards Institution. Testing concrete, BS 1881, Part 114: Methodsfor determination of density of hardened concrete. BSI, London, 1983. 7. British Standards Institution. Testing concrete, BS 1881, Part 120: Method for determination of the compressive strength ofconcrete cores. BSI, London, 1983. 8. British Standards Institution. Testing concrete, BS 1881, Part 122: Methodfor determination of water absorption. BSI, London, 1983. 9. British Standards Institution. Testing concrete, BS 1881, Part 124: Analysis of hardened concrete.

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