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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Performance-Based Specifications for Concrete Exposed to Chlorides
Author(s): Kyle A. Riding, Michael D.A. Thomas, R. Doug Hooton, Karthik H. Obla, and W. Jason Weiss
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 41-47
Keywords: corrosion, electrical, resistivity, test
Abstract:Inclusion of a performance-based alternative for concrete exposed to chlorides in the ACI Code could foster innovation and better in-place concrete. Currently available electrical tests for concrete can be adopted as part of a performance-based approach in the ACI 318 Code until a more practical method to measure the concrete’s resistance to chloride ingress is developed.
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