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How to Improve Masonry Resistance Against Penetration of Water?

Masonry resistance against water penetration depends on materials used, types of wall, and quality of workmanship. Methods to improve water penetration resistance of masonry is discussed. There are number of methods by which the masonry water penetration resistance can be further ...

Maintenance of Prestressed Concrete Structures from Damages and Deteriorations

Prestressed concrete structures undergo damages and deterioration. Causes of existing prestressed concrete structure damages and their maintenance is discussed. Maintenance of Prestressed Concrete Structures from Damages and Deteriorations Suitably designed and constructed prestressed concrete structure have demonstrated great durability performance ...

Visual Inspection of Underwater RCC Structures -Tools and Limitations

Visual inspection is the most widely used method for inspection of underwater reinforced concrete structures. This technique is economical, and it neither time consuming nor needs expensive and large number of equipments. Not only does visual inspection utilize to specify damages ...

Issues in Instruments Selection for Structural Performance Evaluation Tests

Specific instruments are required for structural performance evaluation. Issues while selection of instruments for these structural evaluation is discussed. When a specific structural concrete is design, necessary and required factor of safety are provided and theoretically the structure will be safe. ...

Types of Marine Structures – Their Construction Details and Uses

There are different types of marine structures constructed for various purposes. Construction and uses of these types of marine structures is discussed. Different materials such as concrete, stone, timber, and steel have been used for construction of marine structure. These structures ...

BAMTEC Carpet Reinforcement System -Advantages, Design and Installation

BAMTEC carpet reinforcement system is most advanced and complex reinforcement system. BAMTEC carpet reinforcement system advantages, design and installation is discussed. BAMTEC carpet reinforcement system not only reduces the time for construction but it also reduces the cost of building under ...