MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 284, 201929th International Conference on Structural Failures
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Section||Failures of Concrete Flooring|
|Published online||10 July 2019|
Causes of damage and methods of repairing floor made on polystyrene concrete
1 Department of Building Structures, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Akademicka 5, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
2 Department of Building Structures, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology, Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdansk, Poland
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The paper describes damages, tests and repair of the floor made on existing ceiling and expanded polystyrene concrete underlay. The floor was built on a reinforced concrete ceiling with an area of about 1050 m2. Significant damage in the form of cracks, detachments and unevenness was found in the floor. In order to determine the causes of damage, in situ tests and laboratory tests were carried out. It was found that the damage was caused by numerous performance errors. A test repair of the damage (4.7x6.0 m) was carried out, and then the repair method was applied on the entire floor surface.
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