After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Discuss various methods of concrete repair and restoration that can contribute to the durability and sustainability of existing buildings.
- Describe assessment methods for evaluating existing concrete structures.
- Explain how reconstruction and restoration methods vary for vertical, horizontal, indoor, and outdoor concrete structures and how these such techniques can be used to add to the functional life and sustainability of such structures.
- List several conventional and novel technologies for restoring and repairing damaged concrete and thereby contribute to longer building life and sustainability.