cobrimento

English translation: concrete cover to reinforcement

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Portuguese term or phrase:cobrimento
English translation:concrete cover to reinforcement
Entered by: rhandler

20:13 Nov 16, 2002
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / Concrete / Civil construction
Portuguese term or phrase: cobrimento
COBRIMENTO is the distance between the reinforcement bars and the surface of the concrete piece.
rhandler
Local time: 11:35
concrete cover / depth of cover
Explanation:
Concrete cover:
Electromagnetic cover devices can be used for determining the position and direction of steel reinforcement and depth of cover to the steel.

CONCRETE COVER TO REINFORCEMENT
SCOPE
This method describes the procedure for the determination of depth of concrete cover to steel
reinforcement embedded in hardened concrete. The method may also be used to determine the
location, diameter and condition of the steel.
DEFINITION
Concrete cover to reinforcement is the last distance measured from the surface of the concrete
member to the surface of the embedded reinforcing steel.
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Maria Luisa Duarte
Spain
Local time: 16:35
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Muito obrigado, Maria Luisa, pela 'rapida e precisa resposta, muito bem documentada.
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concrete cover / depth of cover


Explanation:
Concrete cover:
Electromagnetic cover devices can be used for determining the position and direction of steel reinforcement and depth of cover to the steel.

CONCRETE COVER TO REINFORCEMENT
SCOPE
This method describes the procedure for the determination of depth of concrete cover to steel
reinforcement embedded in hardened concrete. The method may also be used to determine the
location, diameter and condition of the steel.
DEFINITION
Concrete cover to reinforcement is the last distance measured from the surface of the concrete
member to the surface of the embedded reinforcing steel.


    Reference: http://www.ele.com/conc/cove.htm
    Reference: http://website.mrwa.wa.gov.au/standards/pavement_&_structure...
Maria Luisa Duarte
Spain
Local time: 16:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 1916
Grading comment
Muito obrigado, Maria Luisa, pela 'rapida e precisa resposta, muito bem documentada.

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