The Repair of Concrete Structures
Recent years have seen increased emphasis on the repair and refurbishment of alltypes of structures, in preference to demolition and rebuilding. Furthermore,faults are now becoming evident in some structures erected during the period ofpeak activity in the construction industry, some ten to twenty years ago. Concretestructures are no exception. As a result, new materials and methods of concreterepair have been developed, but much of this information has appeared inisolated papers and articles. This book brings the details together and provides acomprehensive guide to the subject. In addition to basic structural repairs, itcovers underwater work, leak sealing, repairs to concrete floors and the use ofsurface coatings in the renovation and protection of concrete structures.