Through-Life Care and Management of Concrete Structures: Assessment, Protection, Repair and Strengthening, by Matthews,Stuart
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- ISBN: 9781848061996 | 1848061994
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- Copyright: 2/5/2016
Most concrete structures provide satisfactory performance over many decades but a significant number experience premature deterioration and require repair, especially in aggressive environments. Existing structures represents not only a huge economic investment that cannot easily be replaced, but also a large and important investment in embodied carbon. This document seeks to give an appreciation of the issues associated with the management, assessment, maintenance and repair of concrete structures. The document reflects recent and evolving developments and gives an up to date overview.