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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: Corrosion of Metals in Concrete-Needed Research
Author(s): Bernard Erlin and George J. Verbeck
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 39-46
Keywords: alkalies; alkalinity; cathodic protection; chlorides; coatings; concretes; corrosion; corrosion resistance; electrolysis; pH; reinforcing steels; research
Abstract:The electrochemical and physical mechanisms causing the corrosion of steel in concrete are known. There is, however, a need for information that will more specifically characterize the effects of individual factors that initiate corrosion, and for methods that can be used to stop the corrosion process once it has begun.
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