Concrete Structures: Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair.
In this free online course, learn about the Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair for Concrete Structures.
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In this free online course on Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair, you will learn about the condition assessments of concrete structures that must be carried out before any maintenance or repair work takes place. The course highlights exposure conditions of concrete structures with some emphasis on visual inspection and on-site testing. You will be introduced to testing on rebars in the field and in laboratories.
In this video-based course, you will also learn about the root-cause analyses of the problems of concrete structures and how to address them adequately. Various techniques, methods and strategies used to choose the best materials for a specific type of repair will be discussed in this course. By the end of this course, you will understand the compatibility of repair materials with substrate.
This course is very practical and allows you to learn about the condition assessment of concrete structures, the relevant strategies and the best materials for surface repair. This course will be of interest to professionals in the fields of civil engineering, students in particular. Don’t wait! Start this course today and learn more about the Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair in Concrete Structures.Start Course Now
Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures
Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures - Learning Outcomes
Exposure Conditions and Visual Inspections
Testing of Concrete in Laboratory
Mechanical and Corrosion Testing of Rebars
Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures - Lesson Summary
Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair
Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair - Learning Outcomes
Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair, Part I
Strategies and materials for Surface Repair, Part II
Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair, Part III
Strategies and Materials for Surface Repair - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss condition assessments of concrete structures
- Contrast visual inspection to on-site testing
- Describe testing of concrete in a laboratory
- Explain the concrete resistivity test
- Distinguish between mechanical testing and corrosion testing of rebars
- Discuss strategies and materials for surface repair
- Define the root-causes of problems in concrete structures
- Describe techniques, methods and strategies to choose good materials
- Identify a type of repair on the basis of the properties of materials
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