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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 factors Durability of concrete in ...

Quality Management System (QMS) in Concrete Construction

Quality Management System (QMS) for concrete construction must be considered as an important part of the construction project. A set of detailed guidelines regarding the quality management of concrete construction is called as QMS. QMS guidelines will help to improve ...

Design of Concrete Structures for Durability

Generally concrete structures are designed for sizing and strength of structural members and not for durability. Durable design of concrete members as much important as design for strength, to give the structure long life. Safety of structural members does not only ...

Methods of Protecting Concrete Surfaces from Damages and Deterioration

Surface protection of concrete structural members is necessary to protect the structure from damage due to environmental considerations. Corrosion of reinforcement due to permeability of water / moisture, chemical attack on structural members, structures nearby sea-coast etc. are all responsible for ...

REPLACEMENT CONCRETE: MATERIALS AND APPLICATIONS

Replacement concrete is a method of repair for defective concrete when the defects or cracks in concrete have large area. In this method of concrete repair, defective concrete is removed from the structural member and area is prepared for repairs ...

HOW TO CONSTRUCT DURABLE CONCRETE STRUCTURES

Achieving Durability of Concrete Structures: The durable concrete structures are to be conceptualised, specified, designed, contracted, constructed and maintained. To achieve the design life of the structure at reasonable maintenance cost, the following aspects are required to be taken care ...