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Nondestructive Evaluation of Bridge Decks (Hardcover) (Bernard H. Hertlein)
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This comprehensive reference details the core test methods for the nondestructive evaluation of bridge decks and overlays, and gives a balanced comment on their strengths and limitations. It covers visual, acoustic, low strain, electro-chemical, and invasive methods, and also looks at novel and emerging methods as wll as the general question of quality control. It also gives guidance on which test methods to specify for various site conditions or needs and on adherence to internationally recognized norms or standards where these exist.