Title: Practical Methods of Ensuring Durability of Prestressed Concrete Ocean Structures
Author(s): Ben C. Gerwick, Jr.
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 317-324
Keywords: acid attack; admixtures; aggregates; air entrainment cement; chemical attack; chlorides; corrosion; cover; cracking (fracturing); durability; finishes; freeze-thaw durability; mix proportioning; ocean environments; prestressed concrete;protective coatings
Prestressed concrete is being applied to an increasing number of important ocean structures and vessels. The assurance of long term durability, dpesite a harsh and corrosive environment, requires that careful procedures be followed.