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CONCRETE PLACEMENT INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Quality control of concrete starts with inspection of concrete during pre-placement, during placement and post-placement. Type of inspection of concrete depends on type of concrete, i.e. PCC or RCC, type of elements to be casted, such as RCC ...

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CURING TIME & DURATION OF CONCRETE

Concrete Curing Time – The Right Time to Cure Concrete Curing of concrete is defined as the process of maintaining the moisture and temperature conditions of concrete for hydration reaction to normally so that concrete develops hardened properties over ...

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CONCRETE DAMAGES, DEFECTS AND PREVENTION

Concrete structure damages, defects and its prevention Concrete structures get damaged or defective during its lifetime. The causes for such damages or defects can be many such as poor quality control during construction, overloads on structure, natural calamities, environmental factors etc. ...

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DESIGN AND DETAILING ERRORS IN CONSTRUCTION

Common design and detailing errors in construction arises due to either inadequate structural design or due to lack of attention to relatively minor design details. These types of design errors are discussed below: (1) Inadequate structural design Due to inadequate structural design ...

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CONCRETE DURABILITY PROBLEMS IN STRUCTURES

Concrete durability problems in structures can be due to environment to which the concrete structure is exposure or due to internal causes within the concrete. The following conditions causes the concrete durability problems in structures:Temperature Moisture Physical factors Chemical factors Biological factorsDurability of concrete in ...

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QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

Quality management systems in concrete construction should be the essential part of the construction project. Quality management system is nothing but a set of documents that provides detailed guidelines on quality management of concrete construction. It establishes systematic way of ...

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