Journal of Steel Structures & Construction

ISSN: 2472-0437

Open Access

Skourou Christina

Department of Engineering and Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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    Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Steel Structures: Ensuring Longevity and Structural Integrity
    Author(s): Skourou Christina*

    Steel structures are known for their durability and strength, but like any other building material, they require regular maintenance and, at times, rehabilitation to ensure their longevity and structural integrity. This article explores the importance of maintenance and rehabilitation for steel structures, the common maintenance practices employed and the various techniques used for rehabilitating aging or damaged steel structures. Regular maintenance is crucial for steel structures to prevent deterioration, identify potential issues and extend their service life. Maintenance activities such as inspection, cleaning and protective coatings help mitigate corrosion, which is a common concern for steel structures. By addressing maintenance needs promptly, building owners can avoid costly repairs and ensure the safety and functionality of their steel structures over time... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2472-0437.2023.9.179

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