25 Aug 2013

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Tips for General guide line for site inspection on RC structure elements before concreting...

One of the duty for consulting engineer is to carry out site inspection such as steel rebars checking. When carry out site inspection, engineer has to inspect ALL the RC elements that need for concreting. How to proper inspection steel bars works?
  1. Before carry out inspection, engineer has to study RC drawings, identify  all the critical or important RC elements, i.e. heavy reinforced elements. During checking of rebars, engineer has to pay more attention on these elements.
  2. Checking elements must in sequence of go for horizontal elements and then vertical elements or vice versa. This to avoid duplicated members check, miss out members and work can be done more systematically.
  3. Extra attention on the cleanliness of  formworks, spacer blocks, formworks, rebars are tighten up where not shown on drawings.
  4. Do not argue with any foreign workers! Always make comments to main contractor.
  5. If found any dispute that unable to solve at site, recommend just walk a way. Go back to office, make comments in writing.
Written by scchee
Disclaimer: the above article is based on writer personal opinion on Civil and Structural field. It will not represent any ultimate solution of any mention subjects. Writer will not responsible for any causes arise.
Reading level: Advance.
(Updated 12/2/07)

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