The Revista ALCONPAT (RA) is an international scientific electronic journal of the Latin American Association of Quality Control, Pathology and Recovery of Construction that aims to publish case studies related to quality control, pathology and recovery of buildings , contributions are welcome product of basic research, applied, documentary or review articles, directly related to the solution of problems in these areas.

(RA) is aimed towards the scientific and technical medium of the construction industry, related to: exterior finishes, climate action, accidents and meteors, legal aspects, ethics, costs, education and learning, execution, human factor, structural elements, decorative elements, management, facilities, safety, materials, characterization methods and methodologies, standards, works, projects, international networks, use and maintenance.

The manuscripts will be subject to a peer review process by a scientific committee and anonymous reviewers in a double-blind process, in which the authors do not know the evaluators and vice versa.

It is a quarterly journal published three times per year in the following manner: January, May and September. It is published in three languages, English, Portuguese and Spanish. The RA, based on its open access privacy policy, allows downloading the entire content of the journal in digital format (PDF) for free.

It also authorizes the author to upload the article, in the format published by the journal (author’s guidelines), to their personal website:; the author may also distribute copies of the published article in an electronic or printed format to anyone they consider convenient and reuse parts of the article in future articles, provided that the corresponding credit is given (citation).

Vol 8, No 2 (2018)

Table of Contents

Pedro Castro Borges

Applied Research

Romildo Berenguer, Adriana Passos, Eliana Monteiro, Paulo Helene, Ângelo Just, Romilde Oliveira, Marcelo Medeiros, Arnaldo Carneiro
Carina Farias Ferreira, Charlei Marcelo Paliga, Ariela da Silva Torres
Thiago Zanon, ROSANA SCHMALZ, Fernanda Giannotti da Silva Ferreira
Denio Ramam Carvalho de Oliveira, Vitor Lopes Branco, Iana Ingrid Rocha Damasceno
Wilfrido Martinez Molina, Andres Antonio Torres Acosta, Hugo Luis Chavez Garcia, Elia Mercedes Alonso Guzman, Cindy Lara Gomez, Juan Alberto Bedolla Arroyo, Herwing Zeth Lopez Calvo, Jose Luis Ruvalcaba Sil
Romildo Berenguer, Jairo Mariz, Angelo Just, Eliana Monteiro, Paulo Helene, Romilde Oliveira, Arnaldo Carneiro
Omar Farid Ojeda Farías, Miguel Ángel Baltazar Zamora, José Manuel Mendoza Rangel
Eduarda Lauck Machado, Nicolle Christine Sotsek, Sergio Scheer, Adriana de Paula Lacerda Santos