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Appraisal and Repair of Existing Concrete Structures

Yue Choong Kog

Appraisal and Repair of Existing Concrete Structures is a practical guide for civil and structural engineers involved in the preservation, renovation and repair of concrete buildings and structures. Comprehensive in scope, the book contains detailed guidance on all stages of appraisal, including common issues that arise, and how to address gaps within current codes of practice.

Coverage includes:

  • a brief review of relevant codes of practice and safety factors for the design and construction of concrete structures
  • changes in construction practice and technology
  • stages of appraisal
  • visual inspection
  • how to develop
  • testing plans for assessment of structural adequacy and durability assessment testing for in situ compressive strength
  • full structural investigation for repair, strengthening and replacement
  • durability assessment
  • load testing
  • assessment of fire-damaged concrete structures
  • repair methods for different types of concrete damage and defects

Written by an author with over 45 years' experience in research and practice, Appraisal and Repair of Existing Concrete Structures contains essential knowledge required by practising civil and structural engineers as well as students studying structural appraisal.

Book Details

  • Publisher: ICE Publishing
  • Publish Date: Mar 31st, 2023
  • Pages: 272
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780727766939
  • Categories: Surveying

About the Author

Yue Choong Kog is President of East West Engineering Consultants, Singapore. He has over 45 years of research and practitioner experience in appraisal and repair of concrete structures and is a former President of the Association of Consulting Engineers, Singapore. He has over 100 previous publications in international refereed journals, conference proceedings and chapters in books.