Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures Syllabus
Periods/week : 3 Periods & 1 Tut /week. Ses. : 30 Exam : 70
Examination (Practical): 3hrs. Credits: 4
UNIT-I: Materials: Construction chemicals, Mineral admixtures, Composites, Fibre reinforced concrete, High performance concrete, polymer-impregnated concrete.
UNIT-II: Techniques to test the existing strengths: Destructive and non destructive tests on concrete.
UNIT-III: Repairs of Multistory structures: Cracks in concrete, possible damages to the structural element-beams, slab, Column, Footings, etc., Repairing techniques like Jacketing, Grouting, External prestressing, Use of chemical admixtures, Repairs to the fire damaged structures.
UNIT-IV: Foundation problems: Settlement of shallow foundations – repairs, sinking of piles, wells – repairs.
UNIT-V: Corrosion of Reinforcement: Preventive measures – coatings –use of SBR modified cementitious mortar, Epoxy resin mortar, Acrylic modified cementitious mortar, flowing concrete.
- “Deterioration, Maintenance and Repair of Structures” by Johnson, McGraw Hill.
- “Concrete Structures: Repairs, water proofing and protection” by Philip H. perkins, Applied sciences publications Ltd., London, pp.302.
- “Durability of concrete structure: Investigation, Repair, Protection” Edited by Geoffmang., E. & FN SPON, An imprint of Chapman & Hall, pp.270.
- “Deterioration, maintenance and Repair of structures” by Johnson, McGraw Hill, pp.375.