18 May 2012 Nondestructive evaluation of concrete structures by nonstationary thermal wave imaging
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Abstract
Reinforced concrete structures (RCS) have potential application in civil engineering and with the advent of nuclear engineering RCS to be capable enough to withstanding a variety of adverse environmental conditions. However, failures/loss of durability of designed structures due to premature reinforcement corrosion of rebar is a major constrain. Growing concern of safety of structure due to pre-mature deterioration has led to a great demand for development of non-destructive and non-contact testing techniques for monitoring and assessing health of RCS. This paper presents an experimental investigation of rebar corrosion by non-stationary thermal wave imaging. Experimental results have been proven, proposed approach is an effective technique for identification of corrosion in rebar in the concrete samples.
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Ravibabu Mulaveesala, Soma Sekhara Balaji Panda, Rupla Naik Mude, and Muniyappa Amarnath "Nondestructive evaluation of concrete structures by nonstationary thermal wave imaging", Proc. SPIE 8354, Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XXXIV, 83540B (18 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919985; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.919985
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