n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The Concrete Institute on the six main reasons why concrete floors fail : market contribution

Volume 21, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



"Concrete floors on the ground account for the majority of problems dealt with by the technical staff at The Concrete Institute," says Managing Director, Bryan Perrie.

According to Perrie the problems encountered can be grouped into three main categories: surface defects, joint defects and structural defects. Within each of these categories different defects can be identified. An analysis of these defects was carried out to determine why they occur, and six primary reasons were identified.

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