ENGG(SERC) 2-910: Repair & Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures (L-T-P-C) : 3-0-1-3

Course Coordinator: Dr. B.H. Bharthkumar

General: Introduction , cause of deterioration of concrete structures, Diagnostic methods & analysis, preliminary investigations ,experimental investigations using NDT, load testing, corrosion mapping, core drilling method; Serviceability and Durability: Effects due to climate, temperature, chemicals, wear and erosion, Design and construction errors; Maintenance and Repair Strategies: Definitions: Maintenance, repair and rehabilitation, Facets of Maintenance importance of Maintenance Preventive measures on various aspects. Assessment procedure for evaluating a damaged structure; Causes of deterioration – testing techniques; Techniques

for Repair: Corrosion protection, corrosion inhibitors, corrosion resistant steels, coatings, cathodic protection. Strengthening of structural elements with various methods; Case Studies: Structures affected due to corrosion related failure