Roof Waterproofing Using Bituminous Waterproofing Membrane Sheet

A bituminous waterproofing membrane is used for reinforced concrete roof waterproofing. This waterproofing membrane comes on site in the form of rolls manufactures and packed in the factory properly sealed. The specifications and safety manuals of this membranes provided by manufacturer ...

Use of NSM Fiber Reinforced Polymer For Strengthening of RCC Beam

The Use of near surface Mounted Fiber Reinforced Polymer bars for strengthening of reinforced concrete beam: There are several factors that might decrease ultimate load capacity of concrete structures such as steel corrosion in an aggressive environment, design calculation errors, and ...

SEISMIC RETROFITTING TECHNIQUES FOR CONCRETE STRUCTURES

Seismic Retrofitting Techniques for Concrete Structures: Seismic Retrofitting Techniques are required for concrete constructions which are vulnerable to damage and failures by seismic forces. In the past thirty years. Moderate to severe earthquakes occurs around the world every year. ...

TYPES OF WATERPROOFING METHODS IN CONSTRUCTION

There are some common types of waterproofing methods used in construction industry. Waterproofing in buildings / structures are generally required for:Basement of structure Walls Bathrooms and kitchen Balconies, decks Terrace or roofs Green roofs Water tanks Swimming poolsThe following waterproofing methods are commonly used in construction: 1. Cementitious ...

SELECTING REPAIR / PROTECTION SYSTEM MATERIALS

Selecting Repair / Protection System Materials   The materials for repairs and protective systems are selected based on the following factors: a) Strength: Bond and compressive strengths are important material properties in almost all repairs and protective works. b) Coefficient of thermal expansion: The ...

DEFECTIVE CONCRETE REMOVAL TECHNIQUES

Defective Concrete Removal Techniques Removal of deteriorated, damaged, porous or defective concrete is a must for any repair work but the extent of this removal can not usually be determined in the planning stage. The decision about how much damaged concrete ...

PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES

REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS Protective systems consist of materials and methods that provide the following protective qualities: a) Reduction in chances of corrosion of steel reinforcement. b) Less deterioration of the concrete. c) Less penetration of moisture, chloride ions, and other contaminants into ...

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS IN REPAIR OF STRUCTURES

Design Considerations in Repair of Structures The rehabilitated structure may be required to provide equivalent safety to that of a new structure. The rehabilitated structure is brought to current building code standards. The design codes only provide guidance, and the engineer ...