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 1 (2018)

Table of Contents


Pedro Castro Borges

Basic Research

Emerson Felipe Felix, Tito José Rodrigues Balabuch, Mariana Corrêa Posterlli, Edna Possan, Rogério Carrazedo
1 - 15

Applied Research

Tezozomoc Pérez López, M. R. Sosa, V. M. J. Moo-Yam, E. Chávez, J. T. Pérez-Quiroz
16 - 29
Romildo Alves Berenguer, Paulo Helene, Fernando Artur Nogueira Silva, Sandro Marden Torres, Eliana Cristina Barreto Monteiro, Antônio Acacio de Melo Neto
30 - 37
Othavio Toniasso Takeda, Wellington Mazer
38 - 50
Eudes de Arimatéa Rocha, José Macedo, Pedro Correia, Eliana Monteiro
51 - 63
Alexandre Machado, Luiz Carlos Mendes
64 - 78
Clayton José Gomes Silva, Eliana Monteio, José Pereira Afonso Vitório
79 - 93

Study Case

Erick Edgar Maldonado Bandala, Demetrio Nieves Mendoza, Juan Luis Vela Jimenez, Pedro Castro Borges
94 - 107