978-620-0-22659-4

Repair and Rehabilitation of Buildings

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Summary:

UNIT 1: Deterioration of concrete in structures: physical processes of deterioration like F & T abrasion, erosion, pitting, chemical processes like carbonation, chloride ingress, corrosion, alkali aggregate reaction, sulphate attack; their causes, mechanism, effect, preventive measures. UNIT 2: N.D.T.: Non destructive test methods for concrete including rebound hammer, ultrasonic pulse velocity, rebar locator, corrosion meter, penetration resistance and pull out test, core cutting etc. UNIT 3: Materials for repair: polymers and resins, self curing compound, FRP, Ferrocement etc; properties, selection criterion, bonding aspect.UNIT 4: Repair Techniques: grouting, jacketing, shotcrete, externally bonded plates and under water repair; materials, equipments, precautions process etc.UNIT 5: Allied topics such as Structural Health Monitoring and Investigation for structures: Distress, observation and preliminary test methods.

Author:

Utkarsh Nigam

Biographie:

Prof. Utkarsh Nigam, presently working as an Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Dept. of L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, Gujarat under the aeges of Technical Education Department, Govt. of Gujarat. Mr. Nigam has done his M. Tech (Civil Engineering) from SVNIT Surat, Gujarat and B. Tech (Civil Engineering) from GEC Jhalawar.

Number of Pages:

60

Book language:

English

Published On:

2020-07-20

ISBN:

978-620-0-22659-4

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Repair, Rehabilitation, buildings, DETERIORATION, Structures, physical processes, cracks, Repair Techniques, Corrosion

Product category:

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General