MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 284, 201929th International Conference on Structural Failures
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Failures of Concrete Structures|
|Published online||10 July 2019|
Condition assessment of selected reinforced concrete structural elements of the bus station in Kielce
Kielce University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, al. Tysiąclecia Państwa Polskiego 7, 25-314 Kielce, Poland
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The paper presents the results of the research aimed at assessing the condition of reinforcement and concrete cover in selected elements of the structure of the most recognizable structure in Kielce, i.e. PKS station, located at Czarnowska Street. Currently, demolition works are underway resulting from the planned modernization. The assessment of the corrosion risk of the reinforcement in the construction elements was carried out with the use of a semi-non-destructive electrochemical method. The use of this method made it possible to determine the probability of reinforcement corrosion in the selected areas and to estimate its rate. The protective properties of concrete cover were checked by the carbonation test (test using a 1% phenolphthalein solution) and phase composition analysis (X-ray diffraction analysis). In order to determine the position of the reinforcing bars and to estimate the concrete cover thickness distribution in the areas corresponding to the aforementioned measurements, ferromagnetic detection system was used.
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