An Attempt to Describe a Relationship between Concrete Deterioration Quantities and Bridge Deck Condition Assessment Techniques
This paper presents a study of the performance of four techniques - visual inspection, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Ultrasonic Surface Wave (USW), and core control - that were used to assess condition of a concrete bridge deck. The bridge deck was then rehabilitated using hydrodemolition, and the concrete removed during hydrodemolition was assumed to be deteriorated. LiDAR measurements of concrete depth removal collected after hydrodemolition were used as ground truth. Comparisons of bridge deck condition assessment data and LiDAR concrete removal measurements were performed in this study. The comparisons attempt to find and describe a possible relationship between bridge deck assessment techniques and quantities of concrete deterioration.
A. V. Varnavina et al., "An Attempt to Describe a Relationship between Concrete Deterioration Quantities and Bridge Deck Condition Assessment Techniques," Journal of Applied Geophysics, vol. 142, pp. 38-48, Elsevier B.V., Jul 2017.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jappgeo.2017.05.009
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Condition assessment; Ground Penetrating Radar; Hydrodemolition; Non-destructive testing; Repair estimates; Bridge decks; Concretes; Deterioration; Geological surveys; Nondestructive examination; Optical radar; Surface waves; Ultrasonic applications; Ultrasonic testing; Assessment technique; Concrete deterioration; Ultrasonic surface wave
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