Building Maintenance

One of the testing equipments used for inspection is?

  • A. Strain gauges
  • B. Measuring jar
  • C. Test tubes
  • D. None of the mentioned
Answer: Option A.

Strain gauges is one of the testing equipments used for inspection. Modern testing equipments which could be of use to the specialized inspection team are listed below: Rebound hammer compressive strength (Schmidt hammer), ultrasonic pulse velocity detection of cracks, snooper-crawler and adjustable ladders, magnetic decor for measuring thickness of concrete cover and for locating reinforcement bars, mechanical extensometer, transparent templates and microscope for reading of crack widths on the surface of the concrete hydraulic jacks, pressure transducers or load cells for measurement of forces etc, electronic strain gauges for measurement of strain in concrete and steel, vibration measuring equipment, electrical resistance meter(for rust pockets).

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