chapter  3
30 Pages

Underwater inspection

ByF Rendell

Concrete has now become a traditional material for construction, and its cost and versatility lend themselves to an economic solution to many construction problems. No material is invulnerable and concrete structures will be subjected to deterioration. The durability of concrete is therefore a vital factor in the in-service life of a structure. Elements of a structure that interface with water are subjected to a wide range of aggressive environmental conditions.