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The checklist includes items that might have a bearing onthe durability and performance of the concrete. In addition towritten descriptions, sketches of relevant features are valuableand encouraged.
Video coverage should be considered for docu-mentation as it provides an enhanced visual dimension thatmay exceed that of still photography.
The inspection results also aid in earlydetection of distress and deterioration, enabling repair orrehabilitation before replacement is necessary. Dc – Ec Fan Jul 23, This document is intended for the use of individuals who arecompetent to evaluate the significance and limitations of itscontent and recommendations and who will acceptresponsibility for the application of the material it contains. The user must determine the applicability of allregulatory limitations before applying the document and must comply with all applicable laws and regulations,including but not limited to, United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA healthand safety standards.
To the running of this website, we need your help to support us. This materialmay not be reproduced or copied, in whole or part, in any printed, mechanical, electronic, film, or otherdistribution and storage media, without the written consent of ACI. Following the guide does not eliminate the need forintelligent observations and the use of sound judgment. The visual inspection istypically limited to the surfaces of the concrete structure thatare visually accessible.
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Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our free products and services. A visual inspection is an examination of concrete toidentify and define many of the various conditions concretemay exhibit during its service life.
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Concrete Soil Evaluation Corrosion Fracture. Concrete material records and construction practices shouldbe collected and 2201.1. Individuals performing the inspection should be experiencedand competent in concrete condition surveys. The American Concrete Institute disclaims any and allresponsibility for the stated principles. The descriptions and photographs provided in Chapter 2illustrate typical observations encountered during inspectionsand aid in the preparation of a condition survey report byidentifying the characteristics of potential problems anddescribing their condition.
Inspections are often supplemented with nondestructivetests, destructive tests, and other investigations, especiallywhen distress and deterioration is observed and informationregarding the internal condition of the concrete is needed.
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While a visual inspection is most often used in connectionwith the condition survey of concrete that is 2011. defectsor some degree of distress, its application is recommendedfor all concrete structures. We Need Your Support. All materials on our website are shared by users.
In spite of these efforts, the users of ACI documents occasionallyfind information or requirements that may be subject to more than one interpretation or may beincomplete or incorrect. Antropologia Estrutural pg It includes a checklist of the many details that maybe considered in making a report and descriptions for various concreteconditions associated with the aco of concrete.
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It is important that the inspectorproperly document any observations related to environmentalexposure effects from physical loads, deformations, defects,imperfections, and distressdurability, and performance.
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