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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: Mechanisms of Corrosion of Steel in Concrete
Author(s): George J. Verbeck
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 21-38
Keywords: alkali-carbonate reactions; alkali content; cathodic protection; cement pastes; chlorides; concretes; corrosion resistance; cover; cracking (fracturing); permeability; quality control; reinforcing steels; staining; water-cement ratio
Abstract:The purpose of this paper is to present in an interpretative manner and as briefly as is consistent with accuracy those factors of design, concrete quality, and environment that affect the corrosion of steel in concrete and the resulting performance of the structure.
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