Deterioration of Concrete of Coastal Structures of Japan

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Title: Deterioration of Concrete of Coastal Structures of Japan

Author(s): Hiroshi Seki

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 47

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 293-316

Keywords: absorption; acid attack; chemical attack; compressive strength; concretes; corrosion; curing; deterioration; durability; erosion; field tests; freeze-thaw durability; harbor structures; joints (junctions); mix proportioning; reinforced concrete;salt water

Date: 1/1/1975

Abstract:
This paper discusses the degree and rate of deterioration of plain concrete structures resulting from field observations and experimental work. Structures investigated were sea walls and wharfs which have been exposed to sea water and sea breeze for approximately 15 to 40 years.