This publication provides introductory technical guidance for civil engineers and other professional engineers, construction managers and facility maintenance staff interested in repairing concrete structures. Here is what is discussed: 1. INTRODUCTION, 2. ADDITIONAL REINFORCEMENT, 3. AUTOGENOUS HEALING, 4. CONVENTIONAL CONCRETE PLACEMENT, 5. CRACK ARREST TECHNIQUES, 6. DRILLING AND PLUGGING, 7. DRYPACKING, 8. FIBER-REINFORCED CONCRETE, 9. FLEXIBLE SEALING, 10. GRAVITY SOAK, 11. GROUTING (CHEMICAL), 12. GROUTING (HYDRAULIC-CEMENT), 13. HIGH-STRENGTH CONCRETE, 14. JACKETING, 15. JUDICIOUS NEGLECT, 16. OVERLAYS (POLYMER), 17. OVERLAYS (PORTLAND-CEMENT), 18. POLYMER COATINGS, 19. POLYMER CONCRETE/MORTAR, 20. POLYMER PORTLAND-CEMENT CONCRETE, 21. POLYMER IMPREGNATION, 22. POLYMER INJECTION, 23. PRECAST CONCRETE, 24. PREPLACED-AGGREGATE CONCRETE, 25. RAPID-HARDENING CEMENTS, 26. ROLLER-COMPACTED CONCRETE, 27. ROUTING AND SEALING, 28. SHOTCRETE, 29. SHRINKAGE-COMPENSATING CONCRETE, 30. SILICA-FUME CONCRETE, 31. SLABJACKING, 32. STITCHING, 33. UNDERWATER CONCRETE PLACEMENT.
About the Author
Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with 35 years of experience designing buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a principal staff advisor to the California Legislature on capital outlay and infrastructure issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local offices with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineering Institute and National Society of Professional Engineers. He is a Fellow of ASCE and AEI.