Importance of diagnostic characters and diagnostic value of technical inspection for estimation of building structures elements state

Monitoring and testing of buildings and structures

When building structures technical inspection is done, the expertise is usually used, i.e. the expert make a decision about technical state group on the base of certain diagnostic characters and his professional experience. In the article the author tries to make a technical state estimation process more strict. For that he classifies diagnostic characters, and on the base of this classification he develops a diagnostic matrix including diagnostic importance of each diagnostic character.