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Case studies Protection of a pier structure using an alternative combined electrochemical approach R. Brueckner, C. Atkins, R. Merola & P. Lambert Analysis of adaptation of reinforced concrete structures from early 20th century to the needs of modern requirements - a case study G. Dmochowski & P. Berkowski Application of a surface-applied cathodic protection system on a light weight concrete bridge - Part I: Condition assessment, intervention options and trial investigations J.J.W. Gulikers, R.G. Giorgini &A.J. van den Hondel What are the benefits of corrosion monitoring in concrete structures from an owner's perspective? J.J.W. Gulikers Modern techniques and concrete technology used to conserve a unique heritage breakwater S. Hold WWII German concrete defence walls in Jersey, Channel Islands S. Hold Micropiling a bridge in construction in the motorway M-410 in Madrid (Spain) C. Jurado Cabanes Road bridge decks sealing, joints and pavement practice, the Greek motorway experience A. Kokkalis & P. Panetsos Corrosion propagation phase in reinforced concrete facades A. Koelioe & J. Lahdensivu ASR possibilities in Finnish concrete bridges J. Lahdensivu, A. Koelioe & D. Husaini Survey of the largest prefabricated concrete structure of Spain A. Lozano, M. Alonso, F. Alvarez, J.J. Del Coz Management strategy for localized concrete maintenance on the Rion-Antirion Bridge I.C. Papantoniou, P. Corbett, A. Stathopoulos-Vlamis & P. Papanikolas Focused, non-destructive repair of tunnel walls with electrochemical chloride extraction U. Schneck NDT and diagnostic study of corrosion damaged RC structures to enhance their service life - case studies S. Sharma, A. Pahuja, B.S. Rao, N.S. Adarsh Kumar &A. Sharma Design of repair works in underground structures located in fine-grained soil A. Shilin &A. Schukina Various stages of protection of concrete roads S.N. Tolmachov, O.A. Belichenko & H.V. Brazhnyk Analysis of the failure of a track slab concrete Z. Yi, H. Li, H. Jin &Y. Xie Electrochemical repair Electrochemical re-alkalisation, chloride extraction and alkali-silica reaction in concrete P.F.G. Banfill Acid damage to anode mortar when using cathodic protection P.M. Chess The flow of ions through concrete structures P.M. Chess Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) on reinforced concrete drilled piles buried in soil, Furth, Germany H. Esteves & S. Mayer Assessment of the throwing power generated by a surface applied galvanic cathodic protection system on a light weight concrete bridge deck soffit R.G. Giorgini, H. van den Hondel & J.J.W. Gulikers The durability of reference electrodes in reinforced concrete applications P.M. Chess, O. Klinghoffer & B. Kofoed An investigation into impressed current cathodic protection systems in Australian wharfs P. Nicholls & D.W. Law Prevention of incipient anodes induced by patch repair by a novel type of discrete galvanic zinc anodes W. Schwarz, M. Bakalli & M. Donadio Application of a surface-applied cathodic protection system on a light weight concrete bridge - Part II: Developments in time of the effectiveness by potential decay values and current densities A.J. van den Hondel, R.G. Giorgini & J.J.W. Gulikers NDT and diagnosis of problems 3D localization of the reinforcement in reinforced concrete slab by using GPR K. Agred, G. Klysz & J.P. Balayssac Determination of the electrical resistivity of concrete structures using electrical impedance tomography A. Asgharzadeh, K. Reichling & M. Raupach NDT for damage diagnosis in shear-critical concrete beams using external PZTs and a new wireless monitoring system (WiAMS) M.E. Voutetaki, N.A. Papadopoulos, C.E. Chalioris & C.P. Providakis Effect of stirrups on reinforcement corrosion measurements in concrete C.-T. Chen, C.-J. Li &T.-P. Chang Reinforced concrete NDT research and practice in Turkey: A gap analysis O. Gunes, C. Sengul, C. Colak & M. Asan In-situ methods of detecting steel corrosion using permanent and non-electronic systems T. Juraschek & O.Weichold Influence of the reinforcement on concrete resistivity with a new measurement technique A.Q. Nguyen, G. Klysz, F. Deby & J.P. Balayssac Injection quality of steel cable ducts evaluated by NDT C.G. Petersen Non-destructive testing of joints in precast element structures C.G. Petersen & H.D.O. Recillas Development of electrically conductive resins for the on-site fabrication of sensors for corrosion detection and risk assessment in reinforced concrete P.B. Sassmann & O.Weichold Frequency dependency of concrete resistance measurements A.-M. Thoresen, K. Hornbostel & M.R. Geiker Patch repair An experimental investigation into the effects of water and binder-related parameters on restrained shrinkage cracking in concrete patch repair mortars P.A. Arito, H. Beushausen & M.G. Alexander Strength recovery of concrete repaired using normal and rapid hardening repair mortars A. Badr & S. Ioannou Development of new types of repair materials by imparting thixotropic properties H. Fujiwara, M. Maruoka, T. Kawato, T. Sugawara, K. Yoshikawa, T. Abe, S. Takemoto & H. Kasahara Microwave system for in-situ curing of concrete repair P.S. Mangat, K. Grigoriadis, S. Abubakri, A. Javaid & C. Zhao Temperature development in microwave cured repair materials P.S. Mangat, K. Grigoriadis & S. Abubakri Sustainable and effective self-leveling mortars I. Papayianni, E. Anastasiou, P. Avramidis & P. Chatziagorastou The effect of binding system of mortars on chloride ion penetration I. Papayianni, M. Papachristoforou & F. Kesikidou Bonding properties of magnesium phosphate cement-based repair materials C. Shi, N. Yang, L. Chong, Z.Wu & J. Yang Effectiveness of different repair materials and methods used for the repair of chloride corroded reinforced concrete structures K.K. Sideris, E. Manikas &A. Michalakopoulos Analytical investigation of bond between ECC matrix and steel reinforcement S.P. Tastani Flexural response of corroded reinforced concrete beams: Experiments and finite element analyses G.G. Triantafyllou, T.C. Rousakis &A.I. Karabinis Performance of rapid repair mortars with sulfate aluminium cement and Portland cement J. Yuan,W. Yang, X. Cai & Q. Li Early-age cracking resistance of repair cement mortar with copolymer powder and fibers W. Yang, X. Cai, Y. Ge, J. Yuan & D. Zhou Repair and preservation of heritage structures, Roman cement Historical and structural aspects of the durability and maintenance of a reinforced concrete market hall building from the early 20th century P. Berkowski & M. Kosior-Kazberuk Restoration of historical heritage in Russia: The age of architectural concrete V.R. Falikman &V.V. Deniskin The survey of a historical building from the beginning of the previous century. Evaluation of mechanical characteristics of the load bearing system I. Papayianni, V. Pachta &A. Milosi Repair of fire damage Study on the effect of firing heating on FRC with various types and content D. Choumanidis, P. Nomikos, A. Sofianos, E. Badogiannis & E. Papadimitriou Investigation, assessment and repair of a fire-damaged reinforced concrete structure A. Elenas & K.K. Sideris Innovative materials for passive fire protection of concrete K.M. Sakkas, P. Nomikos, A. Sofianos & D. Panias Risk management Application of carbon nanotubes in structural health monitoring of steel-reinforced concrete P.H.P. Lagason, O.V.M. Antonio & S.A.P. Peneda Service life modelling Chloride threshold values for corrosion in concrete - a myth? U.M. Angst & B. Elsener Durability design of reinforced concrete structures - service life estimation S. Demis &V.G. Papadakis Service life estimation of cracked and healed concrete in marine environment M. Maes & N. De Belie Propagation of pitting corrosion of steel in concrete: Conceptual models for local cross section loss R.B. Polder, U.M. Angst, J. Pacheco &W.H.A. Peelen Influence of crack width on the initial corrosion of surfaces exposed to high chloride M. Schneider, E. Baumgartner, P. Druml & F. Pruckner The "Predicted Performance Curve" (PPC): A new structural performance deterioration model for concrete infrastructure N. Semaan &T. Zayed Service life design of concrete structures using probabilistic modelling tools: Statistical analysis of input parameters I.P. Sfikas & J.P. Ingham Strengthening materials and techniques/Repair with composites Assessment of strengthening techniques of reinforced concrete elements rehabilitated with composites D.V. Achillopoulou, A.N. Kiziridou, G.A. Papachatzakis &A.I. Karabinis Experimental analysis for the development of an Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC) A.L. Mina, M.F. Petrou & K.G. Trezos Bond performance of the deep embedment shear strengthening method M. Caro, Y. Jemaa, S. Dirar &A. Quinn Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete T-beams with EB-FRP sheets C.E. Chalioris & C.A. Argiriou Flexural and cracking behaviour of concrete beams reinforced with FRP bars C.E. Chalioris, P.K. Kosmidou, T.A. Panagiotopoulos & C.G. Karayannis Fatigue design of RC beams strengthened in flexure with FRP laminates B. Charalambidi, T.C. Rousakis &A.I. Karabinis Evaluation of the mechanical behavior of FRC with different types of fibre, through Barcelona and bending testing D. Choumanidis, P. Nomikos, A. Sofianos, E. Badogiannis & E. Papadimitriou Improving the ductility of FRP strengthened unidirectional RC slabs via hybrid CFRP/BFRP reinforcing T. Donchev, D. Petkova &A. Pavlovic Stress field analysis of reinforced concrete slab with central cutout strengthened using FRP laminates L. Vasiliadis, I. Kavvadias, I. Litina & K. Bantilas Pullout behavior of single steel fiber with different strengths of concrete M.I. Khan &W. Abbass FRP confinement of high-aspect ratio concrete columns C.S. Kolyvas, T.C. Triantafillou &A.I. Bernakos Durability restoration of cementitious composites via micro encapsulated mineral repair agents C. Litina, A. Kanellopoulos &A. Al-Tabbaa Cyclic response of large lightly reinforced concrete walls made of plain and fibre concrete C.G.R. Mircea, A. Faur, A. Harcsa, M. Mulea & C. Baera Differences in losses of prestress between steel and FRP reinforcement M. Mirshekari, T. Donchev, D. Petkova & M. Limbachiya Use of 3D microscopy in the analysis of FRP strengthened concrete D. Petkova, T. Donchev & D.Wertheim CFRP-steel hybrid retrofitting of steel-concrete composite structures M. Subhani, R. Al-Ameri & M.I. Kabir Bacteria-based self-healing mortar: A comparison of two studies E. Tziviloglou, V.Wiktor, H.M. Jonkers & E. Schlangen Some considerations on precipitation rate of calcium carbonate in bio-based materials used for concrete repair K. Kawaai, I. Ujike, S. Yamamoto & P.Y. Putri Study on tensile bearing behavior of nodes in CFRP grid B.Wang, K. Uji, V.D. Tran, A. Ueno & K. Ohno Resistance to fatigue of self-healed concrete based on encapsulated polymer precursors J. Feiteira, V. Couvreur, E. Gruyaert & N. De Belie Surface protection methods and materials Concrete protection with hydrophobic impregnation - importance of correct specifications M. Donadio & N. Anagnostopoulos Development of chloride induced reinforcement corrosion in cracked concrete after application of a surface protection system F. Hiemer, S. Kessler & C. Gehlen An investigation of the surface properties of air-cured microconcretes developed with controlled permeability formwork liners using destructive and non-destructive methods A.S. Marinos, M.S. Katsiotis, G. Batis, M. Beazi-Katsioti, J.L. Gallias &V. Kaloidas Durable surface repair of waterway engineering structures with sprayed textile reinforced concrete C. Morales Cruz & M. Raupach Sustainable repair An engineering example of energy saving renovation of external wall of original building with lightweight insulation composite panel Y. Shi, Y. Zhang, J. Shi, S. Yang &W. Liu Production of durable concretes using EAF slag aggregates K.K. Sideris, A. Chatzopoulos & Ch. Tassos
Professor Mike Grantham has many years of experience in NDT and repair of concrete structures. He is currently the President of the Institute of Concrete Technology and a Visiting Professor at Leeds University (and at Queen's University previously). He is the author or co-author of several books on NDT and repair of concrete, including the well-known "Testing of Concrete in Structures, with Bungey and Millard. He is organiser and Chair of the Concrete Solutions series of International Conferences on Concrete Repair. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's "Case Studies in Construction Materials. Professor Ioanna Papayianni, chemist and civil engineer, is an expert at an international level in the rehabilitation of cultural heritage, carrying out scientific research on building techniques and materials of monuments from all periods at the University of Thessaloniki. At the URBACT LINKS Network Workshop in Veria she presented research findings related to the rehabilitation of the city's historical center and the workprogram she has started as a contribution to the Network. Kosmas Sideris, Associate Professor, was born in Athens (1969). He received his diploma in Civil Engineering (1992) and his Ph.D. degree (1996) from the Civil Engineering Department of Democritus University of Thrace. He served as Lecturer (1998-2003) and Assistant Professor (2003-today) in the Laboratory of Building Materials at the Department of Civil Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace. He is the author of two books in Cement Hydration and Concrete Durability and the author or co-author of 90 articles published in Greek and International Journals and Conferences. Dr. Sideris is a member of several International and National Scientific Committees and Societies (ACI, RILEM, ACI Hellas Chapter, Technical Chamber of Greece, Industrial By-Product Research and Development Association) and active member of RILEM TC DSC - Durability of Self Compacting Concrete, RILEM TC HPB - Physical properties and behaviour of High-Performance Concrete at high temperature and RILEM TC MPS- Mechanical properties of self-compacting concrete committees. His main research interests are focused in the durability of reinforced concrete structures and the technology of advanced concretes (self compacting concrete, high performance concrete, fibre reinforced concrete and concrete produced with pozzolanic additives and industrial by products). His secondary research interests are in the area of hydration kinetics of plain and blended cements and the use of special chemical admixtures in concrete.