Maintenance and repair of concrete structures - Part 2: Assessment of existing concrete structures
|Publication Date:||15 April 2014|
|ICS Code (Concrete and concrete products):||91.100.30|
This part of ISO 16311 describes general requirements and procedures for the assessment of concrete structures.
The assessment can be initiated under the following circumstances, but not limited to:
a) an anticipated change in use or extension of design service life;
b) structural deterioration due to time-dependent actions such as corrosion of reinforcement, fatigue, etc.;
c) safety and/or serviceability check (e.g. for earthquake and increased traffic actions) as required by authorities, insurance companies, owners, etc.;
d) structural damage by accidental actions. (See ISO 2394.)
This part of ISO 16311 does not cover
- qualification of personnel,
- contractual matters, and
- health and safety requirements for the protection of workers during the investigation and testing.