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Reuse of Existing Piles – How NDT Can Help

Share on LinkedIn Share 41 Share on TwitterTweet 3 Share on Facebook Share 5 Safety, reliability and satisfactory performance of structures require a well-planned maintenance program, as well as remedial actions in short and mid-term. Existing structures that are designed ...
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NDE of Concrete Dams

4 Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Dams

Share on LinkedIn Share 105 Share on TwitterTweet 7 Share on Facebook Share 11 Appropriate operation and maintenance of concrete dam structures are essential to ensure the safety of the structure, and reducing risk. Concrete surfaces should be examined in a ...
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Pile Integrity Test

How to Perform Pile Integrity Test

Share on LinkedIn Share 172 Share on TwitterTweet 5 Share on Facebook Share 15 Concrete piles and drilled shafts are an important category of foundations. Despite their relatively high cost, they become necessary when we want to transfer the loads of ...
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3 Methods for Crack Depth Measurement in Concrete

Share on LinkedIn Share 202 Share on TwitterTweet 2 Share on Facebook Share 15 Evaluation of existing surface cracks is normally done during the visual inspection of structures. Crack opening on the surface of concrete is normally measured using a ...
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Hot Weather Concreting

5 Tips for Hot Weather Concreting

Share on LinkedIn Share 43 Share on TwitterTweet 2 Share on Facebook Share 4 Extreme weather conditions (extreme heat or cold, and humidity variations) can significantly alter the quality of concrete. In hot weather concreting, one should make sure that ...
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Half Cell Corrosion Potential Mapping

Half Cell Corrosion Mapping for Concrete

Share on LinkedIn Share 83 Share on TwitterTweet 8 Share on Facebook Share 8 Half Cell corrosion mapping is an effective method for assessing the severity of corrosion activity in concrete structures. It is the most well-known procedure to identify the ...
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ultrasonic testing of concrete

Ultrasonic Testing of Concrete

Share on LinkedIn Share 231 Share on TwitterTweet 5 Share on Facebook Share 16 Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity (UPV) is an effective non-destructive testing (NDT) method for quality control of concrete materials, and detecting damages in structural components. The UPV methods ...
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NDT methods for Scanning Concrete Bridge Decks

NDT methods for Scanning Concrete Bridge Decks

Share on LinkedIn Share 125 Share on TwitterTweet 4 Share on Facebook Share 0 What is the future of bridge deck scanning? What is beyond traditional scanning methods such as chain dragging? This article briefly describes application of NDT methods ...
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Acostic Emission Monitoring

Acoustic Emission Monitoring for Civil Infrastructure

Share on LinkedIn Share 27 Share on TwitterTweet 0 Share on Facebook Share 0 Acoustic Emission is referred to the radiation of acoustic waves in solids as a result of damage or any irreversible change in its internal structure. Acoustic emission monitoring ...
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