Title: Effectiveness of Concrete Cover in Corrosion Protection of Prestressing Steel
Author(s): Rudolph Szilard and Oddmund Wallevik
Publication: Symposium Paper
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
Accelerated corrosion tests have been used to determine the required thickness of conrete cover for permanent corrosion protection of prestressing steel.