Repair of small, medium and large cracks in concrete and repair of crushed concrete is required to enhance the strength and durability of damaged...

Plastic Shrinkage Cracks and Its Prevention in Concrete Cracking caused by plastic shrinkage in concrete occurs most commonly on the exposed surfaces of...

Poor construction methods and workmanship is responsible for the failure of buildings and structure. The poor construction methods and workmanship is caused due to...

Building materials such as concrete, mortar, bricks, wood etc are porous in nature and expand by absorbing moisture from atmosphere and shrink on drying....

Causes of defects in concrete structures can be broadly categorized as: i) Structural deficiency resulting from errors in design, loading criteria, unexpected...

Concrete structure damages, defects and its prevention Concrete structures get damaged or defective during its lifetime. The causes for such damages or defects can...

Damage to structural concrete can be due to the use of excessive water, poor cement, poor construction practices, improper mixture proportioning, dirty or low quality aggregate, and inadequate curing.

Thermal Cracking of Concrete and Prevention Temperature difference within a concrete structure may be caused by portions of the structure losing heat of hydration...

Common design and detailing errors in construction arises due to either inadequate structural design or due to lack of attention to relatively minor design...

Long Term Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete:Shrinkage is the inherent property of cement paste, which in pure form may shrink up to 1%. Aggregate provides...