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Durability Of Reinforced Concrete Structures Assessment and Repair Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Durability Of Reinforced Concrete Structures Assessment and Repair in Construction and Civil Engineering Training

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  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Zurich
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Zurich
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • London
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  • Madrid
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Munich
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Berlin
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Dubai
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Paris
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    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • London
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Madrid
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Munich
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Berlin
    20 - 1 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Rome
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Zurich
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • London
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  • Madrid
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  • Munich
    17 - 2 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    17 - 2 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 2 - 2019
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  • Singapore
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Dubai
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Paris
    3 - 2 - 2019
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  • Hong Kong
    3 - 2 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    17 - 3 - 2019
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  • Zurich
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
    10 - 3 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Zurich
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
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    3 - 3 - 2019
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  • Madrid
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Munich
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Berlin
    3 - 3 - 2019
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  • Dubai
    24 - 3 - 2019
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  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
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    10 - 3 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    10 - 3 - 2019
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    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    28 - 4 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    28 - 4 - 2019
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  • Zurich
    28 - 4 - 2019
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    7 - 4 - 2019
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    7 - 4 - 2019
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  • Munich
    7 - 4 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    7 - 4 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Bali
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Singapore
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Dubai
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Paris
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    12 - 5 - 2019
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  • Zurich
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 5 - 2019
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  • Rome
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
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  • Berlin
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  • Dubai
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Paris
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • London
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  • Munich
    5 - 5 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    9 - 6 - 2019
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  • Zurich
    9 - 6 - 2019
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  • London
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  • Madrid
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  • Munich
    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Bali
    23 - 6 - 2019
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  • Singapore
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Dubai
    2 - 6 - 2019
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  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Kuala Lumpur
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  • Rome
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
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  • Rome
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
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    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Rome
    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Dubai
    28 - 7 - 2019
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  • Paris
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    28 - 7 - 2019
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  • London
    14 - 7 - 2019
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  • Munich
    14 - 7 - 2019
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  • Berlin
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    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Madrid
    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Munich
    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    4 - 8 - 2019
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  • Rome
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
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  • London
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    11 - 8 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    11 - 8 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    18 - 8 - 2019
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  • Bali
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    18 - 8 - 2019
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  • Dubai
    25 - 8 - 2019
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  • Paris
    25 - 8 - 2019
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  • Hong Kong
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    22 - 9 - 2019
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  • Rome
    22 - 9 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    22 - 9 - 2019
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  • Zurich
    22 - 9 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    1 - 9 - 2019
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  • Rome
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
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  • Rome
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  • Berlin
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  • Istanbul
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  • Bali
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  • Singapore
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  • Dubai
    13 - 10 - 2019
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  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
    13 - 10 - 2019
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    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 11 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
    24 - 11 - 2019
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  • London
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  • Munich
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  • Dubai
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  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
    10 - 11 - 2019
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  • London
    24 - 11 - 2019
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  • Madrid
    24 - 11 - 2019
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  • Munich
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    24 - 11 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    15 - 12 - 2019
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  • London
    22 - 12 - 2019
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  • Madrid
    22 - 12 - 2019
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  • Munich
    22 - 12 - 2019
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  • Berlin
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  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
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  • Bali
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  • Singapore
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  • Dubai
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  • Paris
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Course Description

As cities grow older they inherit a wealth of buildings that have economic, functional and heritage values and yet their uses may need to change, human knowledge is enhanced and thus their vulnerability to extreme events are better understood and sometimes changes may need to be made in their structure to adapt to new uses. In all of these cases structural engineers are called upon to make assessment of the current condition of the structure and to advice on what type of intervention is needed to ensure safety, functionality and economy of such alterations.

Course Objective

  • This short course is intended to overview the types of motivations for evaluation of existing concrete structures and to outline the processes to be followed to make such evaluations. Such motivations range from the need to change use or re-plan to the situation where signs of distress in those buildings are detected.
  • Evaluations of existing structures start with understanding the new criteria which the structure is to be measured against and is then followed by testing of the existing properties which in turn is followed by analysis to determine whether the set criteria are met. Where a residential building is to be used as offices, new live loads will need to be investigated. Where new statistical data is available on the maximum wind speed or maximum snow accumulation, assessment of existing buildings may reveal some shortcomings. Most importantly, ramification of seismic events are now understood more than ever before and the need to assess resistance of old buildings is evident in many developed countries and other countries where catastrophic losses have been experienced. The course covers the processes required to evaluate and retrofit vulnerable buildings.
  • Marin environment is another situation where deterioration of buildings may be expedited by the presence of chloride and wetting and drying cycles. Inspection of buildings that are exposed to such sever effects is discussed in the course with recommendations for repair and the production of durable concrete.
  • Solutions using traditional material such as steel and concrete are discussed. This discussion is followed by the examination of new materials. These will include the use of carbon fibers, epoxies and various admixtures.

Course Outline

Day One:

Session 1 (Structural evaluation of buildings for):

  • For the purposes of change in use
  • For addition of floors or other structural changes
  • Due to apparent signs of distress

Session 2

  • Cracks in building.
  • Types of cracks, early thermal shrinkage, drying shrinkage and thermalcracks
  • Inspection and diagnosis
  • Repair of cracks, material and system
  • Monitoring of cracks

Session 3

  • Testing of concrete in the structure
  • Destructive tests: cores and pull outs
  • Nondestructive tests: Rebound hammer, penetration resistance and UPV

Day Two:

Session 1

  • Seismic rehabilitation of existing buildings
  • Seismic vulnerability of buildings

Session 2

  • Seismic strengthening of existing buildings
  • Cost, functional and aesthetic considerations
  • Retrofitting of structural system by enhancing strength and continuity

Session 3

  • Decreasing demand of an existing system
  • Rehabilitation of nonstructural elements

Day Three:

Session 1

  • Retrofitting using steel and concrete
  • Use of plates with bolts and/or epoxy fixing
  • Jacketing of columns

Session 2

  • Use of new technologies such as carbon fibers and resin
  • Application to enhance flexure and shear
  • Use as column confinement

Session 3

  • ACI requirements for the evaluation of existing structures
  • Analysis of buildings using available information
  • Report writing

Day Four:

Session 1

  • Foundation movement inspection and interpretation
  • Options for intervention: direct and indirect
  • Underpinning of building structures

Session 2

  • Chemical attacks
  • Chloride attack
  • Sulfate attack
  • Carbonation
  • Mechanism, perpetuation, mitigation and repair

Session 3

  • Marin environment
  • Durability of concrete as influenced by the used material and systems

Day Five:

Session 1

  • Repair of historic and heritage buildings
  • High level of uncertainty
  • Constraints on available retrofitting systems: reversibility is a must

Session 2

  • Changed use of a building
  • New and more stringent snow load requirement
  • Archeological site

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