Repair of Concrete Structures

  • Lee How Son
  • George C. S. Yuen
Part of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS)


Reinforced concrete is generally a very durable structural material and very little repair work is usually needed. However, its durability can be affected by a variety of causes, including those of design and construction faults, use of inferior materials and exposure to aggressive environments. The need for a repair is primarily dictated by the severity of the deterioration as determined from the diagnosis. Good workmanship is essential if anything more than just a cosmetic treatment to the concrete is required.


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© Lee How Son and George C. S. Yuen 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lee How Son
    • 1
  • George C. S. Yuen
    • 1
  1. 1.Building DepartmentNgee Ann PolytechnicSingapore

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