This articles describes how non-destructive testing can help structural engineers in the structural condition assessment of existing buildings, such as parking garages, condominiums, and other constructed facilities. Share on linkedin Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on telegram Share on whatsapp Share on email Structural Condition Assessment usually refers to the process of collecting observations and data about the existing condition of the structure through systematic and scientific methods.… Read More »Nondestructive Testing for Structural Assessment
In this article, we will briefly review how to Estimate Strength of Concrete Using NDT Methods. Compressive strength of concrete is by far the most important property of concrete. It represents the mechanical properties of concrete; for example, the 28 days compressive strength of concrete cylinders is the key parameter in most design codes (ACI 318-14, CSA A23.3-14). Concrete strength is found to have reasonable relationship with certain durability parameters of concrete.… Read More »How To Estimate Strength of Concrete Using NDT Methods?
Deterioration of reinforced concrete structures can happen for a number of reasons. Physical and Chemical processes can impact durability and structural performance of the concrete. Defects in design, materials, workmanship, curing and maintenance can all impact the service life, safety and reliability of an element. In this article, we will review some of the most common types of deterioration mechanisms in concrete. Share on linkedin Share on facebook Share on… Read More »Deterioration of Concrete Structures