Effectiveness of Concrete Cover in Corrosion Protection of Prestressing Steel

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Title: Effectiveness of Concrete Cover in Corrosion Protection of Prestressing Steel

Author(s): Rudolph Szilard and Oddmund Wallevik

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 49

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 47-70

Keywords: alkalinity; compressive strength; concretes; corrosion; corrosion resistance; cover; permability; prestressing steels; reinforcing steels; quality control; thickness; water-cement ratio

Date: 1/1/1975

Abstract:
Accelerated corrosion tests have been used to determine the required thickness of conrete cover for permanent corrosion protection of prestressing steel.