publication . Other literature type . 2017

Investigation of Concrete Electrical Resistivity As a Performance Based Test

Malakooti, Amir;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
The purpose of this research project was to identify the extent that concrete resistivity measurements (bulk and/or surface) can be used as a performance based lab test to improve the quality of concrete in Utah bridge decks. By allowing UDOT to specify a required resistivity, concrete bridge deck quality will increase and future maintenance costs will decrease. This research consisted of two phases: the field phase and the lab phase. In the field phase, concrete samples were gathered from local concrete producers in Utah. These concrete samples were made with common concrete mixes used in bridge decks across the state of Utah. Testing multiple mix designs allow...
free text keywords: investigation, concrete, electrical resistivity, performance based, test, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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