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ULTRASONIC TEST FOR CONCRETE

Ultrasonic test on concrete is a recognized non-destructive test to asses the homogeneity and integrity of concrete. With this ultrasonic test on concrete, following can be assessed:Qualitative assessment of strength of concrete, its gradation in different locations of structural members ...

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BASIC METHODS FOR NDT OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

It becomes sometimes necessary to examine the hardened concrete structure for their suitability for its intended use. But the examination of such existing or new structures should be such that it is not damaged during the process. In such cases, ...

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LIQUID PENETRANT INSPECTION OF CONCRETE

Liquid penetrant inspection is a non-destructive testing method for detection of crack penetration depth in concrete. This method is used when visual inspection is not enough to detect cracks in concrete, especially in the case of liquid retaining structure. ...

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NDT TESTING OF MASONRY STRUCTURES

  Non-destructive testing of masonry structures is not common in practice. However methods of NDT testing of masonry structures are available which can be used for evaluation of existing masonry structures when visual inspection is not sufficient or is not ...

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NDT TESTING EQUIPMENTS FOR CONCRETE STRENGTH

Non-Destructive Tests are useful for testing and evaluation of concrete strength after construction and during its lifetime. NDT tests are conducted to ensure the quality of concrete construction as per required specification for intended use. Various Non Destructive Testing Equipments ...

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REBOUND HAMMER TEST ON CONCRETE

Rebound hammer test (Schmidt Hammer) is used  to  provide  a  convenient  and rapid indication of the compressive strength of concrete. It consists of a spring controlled mass that slides on a plunger within a tubular housing. The operation of rebound hammer ...

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TESTING OF CONCRETE CORES

TESTING OF CONCRETE CORES The testing of cores is carried out according to the ASTM Standard C 42. The diameter of core specimens for the determination of concrete compressive strength should preferably be at least three times the nominal maximum size ...

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TESTS ON HARDENED CONCRETE IN STRUCTURES

Various tests on Hardened Concrete is done to ensure the design strength of concrete and quality of concrete construction is achieved. Normal tests on Hardened Concrete:The main destructive tests on hardened concrete are as follows.(a) Cube test: Compressive strength of ...

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