Non destructive assessment of concrete structures: usual combinations of techniques

  • Denys Breysse
Part of the RILEM State of the Art Reports book series (RILEM State Art Reports, volume 1)


Condition assessment of building materials is critical when reassessing existing structures, since material ageing can result in performance loss, degradation of safety, and maintenance costs. For these reasons, the use of non destructive testing (NDT) has become more common to assess the condition of existing reinforced concrete structures.


Electrical Resistivity Concrete Structure Infrared Thermography Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Strength Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.I2M, GCE (Civil and Environmental Engineering Department)University Bordeaux 1TalenceFrance

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