Digital laminography assessment of the damage in concrete exposed to freezing temperatures
Monteiro, Paulo J.M.
Ostertag, Claudia P.
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AbstractThe research explores the possibility of using digital laminography as a non-destructive inspection X-ray method to image the damage existing in concrete exposed to low temperatures. Freezing-thawing and scaling tests were performed and digital laminography was used to determine the degree of damage existing inside the concrete samples. First, digital laminography was performed on the concrete sample and then a visual inspection was done by slicing the sample after it was vacuum-impregnated with epoxy in order to compare the differences in crack width. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
CitationWakimoto K, Blunt J, Carlos C, Monteiro PJM, Ostertag CP, et al. (2008) Digital laminography assessment of the damage in concrete exposed to freezing temperatures. Cement and Concrete Research 38: 1232–1245. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2008.05.003.
SponsorsPaulo Monteiro wishes to thank the support given by KAUST.
JournalCement and Concrete Research