Humidity Change Rate Analysis for Various Waterproofing Method in Underground Structures During Winter Season

지하 구조물 동절기 온도조건에서의 방수공법별 습도 변화량 분석

  • Received : 2015.12.02
  • Accepted : 2015.12.27
  • Published : 2016.01.01


This paper proposes the appropriate waterproofing methods for underground structures after applying different types of waterproofing materials on the concrete test specimens and selecting the best results out of humidity testing in winter conditions. Results of the testing showed that the underground structures absolutely require relevant waterproofing application based on the environmental conditions; when applied with interior waterproofing, the results showed that the concrete maintained high level of humidity and reinforcing steel within the concrete layer corroded. However, when applied with exterior waterproofing, it was shown that the waterproofing layer prevent direct contact with water and concrete, thereby protecting the concrete structure and improving overall durability. It follows that during underground structure construction, exterior waterproofing methods are have shown by an effective method for improving the durability as well as providing a comfortable interior environment for users.


Underground structure;Winter time;Humidity variation;Waterproofing method


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