Dielectric properties of concrete and their influence on radar testing

Marios Soutsos, J.H. Bungey, S.G. Millard, M.R. Shaw, A. Patterson

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    Abstract

    Sub-surface radar is becoming increasingly popular as an inspection method. Interpretation can be enhanced if uncertainties about the dielectric properties of the concretes under investigation are removed. The need for reliable data to identify possible variations of the dielectric properties of different concrete mixes and their condition on site has led to a systematic laboratory based experimental programme under the auspices of a major European Commission (Brite-Euram m Framework 4) funded project. Some key results from this recently completed work are presented in this paper with practical implications related to field surveys of structural concrete. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd. Ah rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)419-425
    Number of pages7
    JournalNDT & E International
    Volume34
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2001

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)
    • Mechanical Engineering

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