Selecting Exposure Classes and Requirements for Durability
Karthik H. Obla and Colin L. Lobo
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freezing, sulfate, water, corrosion
Project specifications may be overly conservative or not applicable to the project’s exposure conditions. The article provides guidance for designers on how to generate concrete specifications that minimize environmental impacts and result in durable structures using prescriptive- or performance-based durability approach and provides two case examples.