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102, 2022

Seismic Isolation

February 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

This post aims to present main aspects of seismic isolation in the strengthening of a reinforced concrete building, the available types of base isolation, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

1712, 2021

Application of Reinforced Concrete Jackets

December 17th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Concrete jacketing is probably the mostly used technique for the strengthening of RC members. It is constructed either with cast-in-place concrete or, more often, with shotcrete. The method involves the addition of a layer of reinforced concrete in the form of the jacket using longitudinal steel reinforcement and transverse steel ties outside the perimeter of the existing member.

1712, 2021


December 17th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The term ‘shotcrete’ refers to both the material and the construction method. The material is a concrete or a high-strength mortar, which is literally ‘shot’ into the forms. The method is the application of this material on site.


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