Causes, Evaluation, and Repair of Cracks in Concrete Structures

  title={Causes, Evaluation, and Repair of Cracks in Concrete Structures},
  author={Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid and Fouad H. Fouad and Ralf Leistikow and Randall W. Poston and James P. Barlow and David W. Fowler and Peter A. Lipphardt and Royce J. Rhoads and Florian Barth and Grant Todd Halvorsen and Edward G. Nawy and John Wolfgang Roberts and J. Floyd Best and Will Hansen and Kamran M. Nemati and Andrew Scanlon and David Charles Darwin and Harvey H. Haynes and Keith A. Pashina and Andrea J. Schokker and John F. Duntemann and Robert J. Frosch and Jeffrey S. West},
  • Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid, Fouad H. Fouad, +20 authors Jeffrey S. West
  • Published 2007
  • Materials Science
  • Cracks in concrete have many causes. They may affect appearance only, or they may indicate significant structural distress or a lack of durability. Cracks may represent the total extent of the damage, or they may point to problems of greater magnitude. Their significance depends on the type of structure, as well as the nature of the cracking. For example, cracks that are acceptable for buildings may not be acceptable in waterretaining structures. The proper repair of cracks depends on knowing… CONTINUE READING

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