Bonded Cement-Based Material Overlays for the Repair, the Lining or the Strengthening of Slabs or Pavements: State-of-the-Art Report of the RILEM
Format Post in Civil Engineering BY Benoît Bissonnette, David W. Fowler, Jean-Louis Gr
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Among different approaches that can be considered for concrete rehabilitation, bonded overlays are often the most economical alternative. The Author of this Book is Benoît Bissonnette, David W. Fowler, Jean-Louis Granju, Luc Courard The primary purpose of overlays is to extend the life of the candidate structures, either by restoring the quality and integrity of the surface and/or the re-establishing or improving the load-carrying capacity. Array ISBN . Nevertheless, the durability of bonded overlay systems still draws concerns in the technical community because of bond sustainability problems encountered in a number of cases. Bonded Cement-Based Material Overlays for the Repair, the Lining or the Strengthening of Slabs or Pavements: State-of-the-Art Report of the RILEM available in English. At this time, there is still no accepted design approach or methodology that can warrant the practitioner a successful outcome of the repair. This State-of-Art report summarizes the findings with respect to all aspects involved in the overlaying process.