- Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structures
- Community Based Rehabilitation
- Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures
1. Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structures
|1."Innovative Bridge Design Handbook: Construction, Rehabilitation and Maintenance" by Alessio Pipinato|
“Innovative Bridge Design Handbook: Construction, Rehabilitation and Maintenance” Book Review: This book brings the specific knowledge of bridge engineering dealing with design, assessment, research and construction. This book begins with an analysis of the history and development of bridges aesthetic and design. It explains the Loads including seismic and wind loads, fatigue and fracture, creep and shrinkage, local effects. It describes the LRFD designs and Bridge Design based on Geometry: Arch bridges, curved bridges, Long span bridges and suspension bridges.It also covers the topic of special bridge structures such as segmental bridges, movable bridges, masonry bridges, timber bridges, railway bridges. It also helps to gain knowledge about Bridge foundations, construction practices, inspection and maintenance systems. Every chapter is divided into two parts, the first containing design issues, and the second covering numerical modeling methods.
|2."Traditional Details: For Building Restoration, Renovation, and Rehabilitation" by Charles George Ramsey and Harold Reeve Sleeper|
“Traditional Details: For Building Restoration, Renovation, and Rehabilitation” Book Review: This book is specially designed for Architects, designers, and others involved in rebuilding and renovating structures. This book covers all the features of building construction from foundations to furnishings and are structured to follow the drawing preparation sequence of a typical rehabilitation project.
|3."Repair and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures" by Walter F. Silva|
“Repair and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures” Book Review: This book is a summary of the workshop organized in 1997 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Science and Technology Program (CYTED) whose purpose was to present current international knowledge about reinforced concrete structures and to describe future directions and propose joint research projects for repair and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures. This book present’s current international knowledge about reinforced concrete structures and to describe future directions. It also proposed joint research projects for repair and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures. It covered the topics in corrosion, service life, and new materials. This book also explains the diverse subjects such as concrete block deterioration, vibration measurements, stainless steel rebar behaviors. It discusses diagnosis and repair procedures resulting from overloads on a concrete parking structure.
|4."Bridge Strengthening and Rehabilitation (Transportation Structures Series)" by Petros P Xanthakos|
“Bridge Strengthening and Rehabilitation” Book Review: This book is designed for Civil engineers, transportation engineers, structural engineers and construction engineers involved in transportation structures. This book explains about bridge strengthening, rehabilitation and replacement. It includes extensive detail and examples of how to evaluate the condition of bridges. It provides detailed information on analyzing the cost-effectiveness and service life of proposed bridge repairs. It also helps with the repair-vs.-replace decision. It offers comprehensive coverage of available methods for strengthening existing bridges.
|5."Handbook of Research on Seismic Assessment and Rehabilitation of Historic Structures: Volume 2 (Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering)" by Panagiotis G Asteris and Vagelis Plevris|
“Handbook of Research on Seismic Assessment and Rehabilitation of Historic Structures: Volume 2 (Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering)” Book Review: This is designed for the professionals, researchers, students and engineers active in the field of earthquake engineering. This book explains the developing contributions in the field of earthquake engineering with regards to the analysis and treatment of structural damage imposed by tectonic activity.
|6."Concrete Structures: Protection, Repair and Rehabilitation" by R Dodge Woodson|
“Concrete Structures: Protection, Repair and Rehabilitation” Book Review: This book provides guidance on evaluating the condition of the concrete in a structure, relating the condition of the concrete to the underlying cause or causes of that condition, selecting an appropriate repair material and method for any deficiency found, and using the selected materials and methods to repair or rehabilitate the structure. Guidance is also provided for engineers focused on maintaining concrete and preparing concrete investigation reports for repair and rehabilitation projects. Considerations for certain specialized types of rehabilitation projects are also given. This book deals primarily with evaluation and repair of concrete structures. It provides the reader with a step by step method for evaluation and repair of structures. This book covers all types of Concrete structures ranging from bridges to sidewalks. It also explains the handy tables outlining the properties of certain types of concrete and their uses. This book contains various worked out examples and equations. It also provides case studies along with diagrams to provide visuals to the book. In addition, the author translates cryptic codes, theories, specifications and details into easy to understand language. Tip boxes are used to highlight key elements of the text as well as code considerations based on the International Code Council or International Building Codes. The book contains various worked out examples and equations.
|7."Construction and Building Research" by Carmen Llinares-Millán and Igor Fernández-Plazaola|
|8."Masonry: How to Care for Old and Historic Brick and Stone (Respectful Rehabilitation Series)" by Mark London|
“Masonry: How to Care for Old and Historic Brick and Stone (Respectful Rehabilitation Series)” Book Review: It explains how to care for and repair old brick and stone structures. When should I repoint an old brick wall? Do I need to clean my brick? What can be done to keep out moisture? Hundreds of questions such as these are answered in this book.
|9."Strengthening and Retrofitting of Existing Structures (Building Pathology and Rehabilitation)" by António Arêde and Humberto Varum|
“Strengthening and Retrofitting of Existing Book Review: This book explains the fundamentals of strengthening and retrofitting approaches, solutions and technologies for existing structures. It explains in detail about specific techniques for the strengthening of traditional constructions, reinforced concrete buildings, bridges and their foundations. It also discusses the issues related to standards and economic decision support tools for retrofitting.
3. Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures
|1."Concrete Structures Repair Rehabilitation And Retrofitting" by Bhattacharjee|
“Concrete Structures Repair Rehabilitation And Retrofitting” Book Review: This book contains papers, presented at the conference, and classified into a total of 12 sub themes which can be grouped under the three main themes of (i) Concrete durability aspects, (ii) Condition assessment of concrete structures, and (iii) Concrete repair, rehabilitation and retrofitting. The major interests in terms of submissions exist in the fields of innovative materials for durable concrete construction, integrated service life modelling of reinforced concrete structures, NDE/NDT and measurement techniques, repair methods and materials, and structural strengthening and retrofitting techniques. The large number of high-quality papers presented and the wide range of relevant topics covered confirm that these proceedings will be a valued reference for many working in the important fields of concrete durability and repair, and that they will form a suitable base for discussion and provide suggestions for future development and research.
|2."REPAIR AND REHABILITATION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES" by POONAM I MODI and CHIRAG N PATEL|
“REPAIR AND REHABILITATION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES” Book Review: This text details all important aspects such as causes of distress, assessment and evaluation of deterioration, techniques for repair and rehabilitation along with selection of repair and rehabilitation materials and other important aspects related to preventive maintenance and rehabilitation/structural safety measures. Due to the growing importance of this field, many engineering colleges have included the subject of concrete repair and rehabilitation in the senior undergraduate and postgraduate course curriculums of civil engineering. This book is an earnest attempt to help students of civil engineering in enhancing their understanding and awareness about critical elements of repair and rehabilitation of concrete structure. The content is organised in such a way that it fulfils the academic needs of the students.
|3."Repairs And Rehabilitation Of Structures" by ABHIJITSINH PARMAR|
“Repairs And Rehabilitation Of Structures” Book Review: Structural repairs and rehabilitation is a process of reconstruction and renewal of a facility or its structural elements. This involves determining the origin of distress, removing damaged materials and causes of distress, as well as selecting and applying appropriate repair materials that extend a structure’s life.
|4."Innovative Systems For Seismic Repair And Rehabilitation Of Structures, Design And Applications" by Ayman S Mosallan|
“Innovative Systems For Seismic Repair And Rehabilitation Of Structures, Design And Applications” Book Review: Reporting on the Second Conference on Seismic Repair & Rehabilitation of Structures (SRS2), this text provides an extensive review of advanced technology related to seismic repair and preventive reinforcement of the infrastructure. Twenty-two detailed reports examine the materials and methods available for this purpose and deal with practical engineering needs in this area. The reports are well illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and other schematics, and supplemented with tables and graphs that provide useful reference data.
|5."Bridge and Highway Structure Rehabilitation and Repair (Mechanical Engineering)" by Mohiuddin A Khan|
“Bridge and Highway Structure Rehabilitation and Repair (Mechanical Engineering)” Book Review: This book discusses the most recent AASHTO bridge design codes and discusses new analytical and design methodologies, such as the application of load and resistance factor design (LRFD). A wealth of concise explanations, solved examples, and in-depth case studies are included in this comprehensive resource. This authoritative volume offers up-to-date guidance on the latest design techniques, repair methods, specialized software, materials, and advanced maintenance procedures for bridges and highway structures. Focusing on both traditional and nontraditional design issues also. Covers a wide range of topics which include Diagnostic design and selective reconstruction, Bridge failure studies and safety engineering, Analytical approach to fracture and failure, Load and resistance factor rating (LRFR) and redesign, Application of LRFD and LRFR methods and Guidelines for seismic design and retrofit methods.
|6."Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures" by R.Dinesh Kumar Dr R Saravanan|
“Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures” Book Review: Repair is the technical aspect of rehabilitation. It refers to the modification of a structure, partly or wholly which is damaged in appearance or serviceability. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring the structure to service level, once it had and now lost, strengthening consists in endowing the structure with a service level, higher than that initially planned by modifying the structure, not necessarily damaged area. This book discusses the process, methods of repairs, along with applications of repairs and rehabilitations of structures.
|7."Case Studies of Rehabilitation, Repair, Retrofitting, and Strengthening of Structures" by P Stefanovic|
“Case Studies of Rehabilitation, Repair, Retrofitting, and Strengthening of Structures” Book Review: This document provides case studies of structural rehabilitation, repair, retrofitting, strengthening, and upgrading of structures, which might be encompassed in short by the convenient umbrella terms Conservation / Upgrading of Existing Structures. The selected studies presented in this SED cover a variety of structural types from different countries. Strengthening and rehabilitation of structures is usually a challenge because of uncertainties associated with old structures and difficulties due to restrictions on the geometry and materials used, as well as other structural or functional constraints. The book is a summary of practices to help structural engineers. The reader of this book will discover different approaches to put forward strengthening or rehabilitation projects. Even identical technical problems could have very different efficient solutions.
|8."Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures (Compilation 10)" by American Concrete|
“Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures (Compilation 10)” Book Review: This text details all important aspects such as causes of distress, assessment and evaluation of deterioration, techniques for repair and rehabilitation along with selection of repair and rehabilitation materials and other important aspects related to preventive maintenance and rehabilitation/structural safety measures. Due to the growing importance of this field, many engineering colleges have included the subject of concrete repair and rehabilitation in the senior undergraduate and postgraduate course curriculums of civil engineering. This book is an earnest attempt to help students of civil engineering in enhancing their understanding and awareness about critical elements of repair and rehabilitation of concrete structure. The content is organised in such a way that it fulfils the academic needs of the students.
|9."Advanced Dam Engineering for Design, Construction, and Rehabilitation" by R B Jansen|
“Advanced Dam Engineering for Design, Construction, and Rehabilitation” Book Review: It discusses the design and construction of dams. It covers advanced dams such as cofferdams, earth-fill dam, rockfill dam and many more. It explains the foundation treatment, analysis and remedial measures.