Concrete Deterioration, Diagnosis, Maintenance And Maintenance Reliability In Buildings In Hot Climates.
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This paper identifies types of deterioration in concrete structures and analyses their causes, examines methods of repair and maintenance and assesses the effectiveness of the maintenance with age. The findings in this study have showed that maintenance reliability depends on (a) quality of materials (b) the proffered technical solution (c) supervision (d) regularity of inspection and (e) management procedure.
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Falade, F. (2001) Concrete Deterioration, Diagnosis, Maintenance And Maintenance Reliability In Buildings In Hot Climates. Being a Paper Presented At The 7th InternationalConferenceon Inspection, Appraisal, Repairs & Maintenance of Buildings & Structures, Nottingham,United Kingdom. Pp. 57 - 64.