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We are always happy to assist you. Individuals performing the inspection should be experiencedand competent in concrete condition surveys. 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. We are nonprofit website to share and download documents.
2201.1 descriptions and photographs provided in Chapter 2illustrate typical observations encountered during inspectionsand aid in the preparation of a condition survey report byidentifying 21.1 characteristics of potential problems anddescribing their condition.
The user must determine axi 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. The American Concrete Institute disclaims any and allresponsibility for the stated principles.
It is the responsibility of the user of this document to establish health and safety practices appropriate tothe specific circumstances involved with its use. To the running of this website, we need your help to support us. Home Documents ACI Dc – Ec Fan Jul 23, Antropologia Estrutural pg The inspection results also aid in earlydetection of distress and deterioration, enabling repair orrehabilitation before replacement is necessary.
It includes a checklist of the many details that maybe considered in making a report and descriptions for various concreteconditions associated with the durability of concrete.
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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A visual inspection is an examination of concrete toidentify and define many of the various conditions concretemay exhibit during its service life. Individuals who use this publication in any way assume all risk andaccept total responsibility for the application and use of this information.
While a visual inspection is most often used in connectionwith the condition survey of concrete that is showing defectsor some degree of distress, its application is recommendedfor all concrete structures. The technical committees responsible for ACI committee reports and standards strive to avoid ambiguities,omissions, and errors in these documents. All materials on our website are shared by users. It is important that the inspector properly document anyobservations related to environmental and loading conditions.
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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.
The visual inspection istypically limited to the surfaces of the concrete structure thatare visually accessible. Following the guide does not eliminate the need forintelligent observations and the use of sound judgment.
Individualsmaking the survey should not limit their investigation to theitems listed, but should review any other contributingfactors. Thoseperforming the survey should be thoroughly familiar withthe terminology of various types of imperfections anddistresses.
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