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Concrete Repair : a Practical Guide.

Author: Michael G Grantham
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
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This straightforward book serves as a practical guide to engineers on the processes to be followed in commissioning a concrete repair. It stresses the need to fully understand the cause, extent, and location of the problem by appropriate in situ and laboratory testing, and outlines the steps to a successful repair. It includes sections on the different repair techniques, giving practical advice as to where and when  Read more...
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Grantham, Michael G.
Concrete Repair : A Practical Guide.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Grantham
ISBN: 9780203931400 0203931408
OCLC Number: 768164653
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Understanding defects, testing and inspection / Michael G. Grantham --
2. The petrographic examination of concrete and concrete repairs / Mike Eden --
3. Structural aspects of repair / Jonathan G.M. Wood --
4. Cathodic protection of structures / John P. Broomfield --
5. Cathodic protection using thermal sprayed metals / John P. Broomfield --
6. Service life aspects of cathodic protection of concrete structures / Rob B. Polder and Willy H.A. Peelen --
7. Instrumentation and monitoring of structures / John P. Broomfield --
8. Electrochemical chloride extraction / Ulrich Schneck --
9. Electrochemical realkalisation / Michael G. Grantham --
10. Corrosion inhibitors / Michael G. Grantham --
11. European standards for concrete repair / Peter Robery --
12. Concrete repair : a contractor's perspective / John Drewett --
13. Sprayed concrete for repairing concrete structures / Graham Taylor --
14. Durability of concrete repairs / G.P. Tilly --
15. Service-life modelling for chloride-induced corrosion / Rob B. Polder --
16. Case studies in the use of FRPs / Paul Russell --
17. Coatings for concrete / Shaun A. Hurley.

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This straightforward book serves as a practical guide to engineers on the processes to be followed in commissioning a concrete repair. It stresses the need to fully understand the cause, extent, and location of the problem by appropriate in situ and laboratory testing, and outlines the steps to a successful repair. It includes sections on the different repair techniques, giving practical advice as to where and when to use them, and warns of the pitfalls of their incorrect use. It also includes an up-to-date guide on the current standards for repair and provides ample references to other source.

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