Title: Deterioration of Concrete of Coastal Structures of Japan
Author(s): Hiroshi Seki
Publication: Symposium Paper
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
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.