ABSTRACT

The service life of a structure can most certainly be maximised with minimal expenditure (operating and/or capital). The phases in the life of a reinforced concrete structure are summarised at Figure 5.1. Phases in the life of a reinforced concrete structure. (From <xref ref-type="bibr" rid="CH005_CIT00003">fib, 2012</xref>.) https://s3-euw1-ap-pe-df-pch-content-public-u.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/9780429298189/27a36b71-ffae-4811-b0ad-acf84fefe2be/content/fig5_1_B.tif"/>