Effectiveness of an acoustic continuous monitoring system for post-tensioned buildings: NH18-1/434-1998E-PDF

an evaluation report /

“Based on this investigation, the acoustic monitoring system was considered effective in reporting the time and location of tendon ruptures in the monitored part of an unbonded post-tensioned building. Using the system to monitor the behaviour of a new building or an older building in which the existing condition of the tendons has been established by other techniques, can provide valuable information to assess the structural impact of tendon rupture at any time during the building's life"--Executive Summary, p. ii.

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Department/Agency Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction.
Title Effectiveness of an acoustic continuous monitoring system for post-tensioned buildings
Subtitle an evaluation report /
Series Title Research report
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note "February 10, 1998." Digitized edition from print [produced by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation].
Date 1998.
Number of Pages 1 vol. (various pagings) :
Catalogue Number
  • NH18-1/434-1998E-PDF
Subject Terms Technical reports, Construction