This report reflects the state-of-the-art of corrosion of metals, and especially reinforcing steel, in concrete. Separate chapters are devoted to the mechanisms of the corrosion of metals in concrete, protective measures for new concrete construction, procedures for identifying corrosive environments and active corrosion in concrete, and remedial measures.
Keywords: admixture; aggregate; blended cement; bridge deck; calcium
chloride; carbonation; cathodic protection; cement paste; coating; corrosion;
corrosion inhibitor; cracking; deicer; deterioration; durability; parking structures;
polymers; portland cements; prestressed concrete; prestressing steels;
protective coatings; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; repairs; resins;
resurfacing; spalling; waterproof coatings; zinc coatings.
Table of Contents
Chapter 2--Mechanism of corrosion or steel in concrete
2.2--Principles of corrosion
2.3--Effects of the concrete environment on corrosion
Chapter 3--Protection against corrosion in new construction
3.2--Design and construction practices
3.3--Methods of excluding external sources of chloride ion from concrete
3.4--Methods of protecting reinforcing steel from chloride ion
3.5--Corrosion control methods
Chapter 4--Procedures for identifying corrosion environment and active corrosion in concrete
4.2--Methods of evaluation
Chapter 5--Remedial measures
5.4--The remedies and their limitations
Chapter 6—References, p. 222R-32
6.1—Referenced standards and reports
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