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Test method recommendations of RILEM TC 177-MDT 'Masonry durability and on-site testing' - D.1: Indirect determination of the surface strength of unweathered hydraulic cement mortar by the drill energy method



Title: Test method recommendations of RILEM TC 177-MDT 'Masonry durability and on-site testing' -
D.1: Indirect determination of the surface strength of unweathered hydraulic cement mortar by the drill energy method
Author(s): RILEM TC 177-MDT
Paper category : journal
Serial title: Materials and Structures
Abreviated Serial title: Mater. Struct.
ISSN: 1359-5997
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Volume: 37
Issue: 271
Issue date: 2004-08-01
Publication year: 2004
Pages: 485 - 487
Total Pages: 3
Nb references: 7
Language: English


Abstract: There is an enduring interest in the durability of masonry acting as a composite material especially because a very large proportion of the world’s heritage buildings and civil engineering structures are predominantly constructed from this material.
There is a continuing need for information on the best way to maintain a state of good preservation of masonry and on sympathetic techniques for repair and reinstatement of deteriorated masonry.
In order to evaluate materials for use in both new and old structures, laboratory accelerated durability tests are necessary.
Equally, a range of in-situ, non-destructive or semi-invasive tests are required to evaluate the status and condition of structures in the field and allow quality control of repair systems.


Online publication: 2004-05-19
Classification: RILEM Technical Committees
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/14117


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