This guide reviews the most recent developments of metal corrosion, specifically reinforcing steel, in concrete. Individual chapters are devoted to corrosion of metals in concrete, protective measures for new concrete construction, procedures for identifying corrosive environments, active corrosion in concrete, and remedial measures.
Keywords: allowable chloride; carbonation; chloride; chloride threshold; corrosion; corrosion-resistant reinforcement; durability; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1—INTRODUCTION AND SCOPE
CHAPTER 2—NOTATION AND DEFINITIONS
CHAPTER 3—MECHANISM OF CORROSION OF STEEL IN CONCRETE
3.2—Principles of corrosion
CHAPTER 4—PROTECTION AGAINST CORROSION IN NEW CONSTRUCTION
4.2—Design approaches and choices
4.3—Methods of excluding external sources of chloride from concrete
4.4—Corrosion control methods
CHAPTER 5—PROCEDURES FOR IDENTIFYING CORROSIVE ENVIRONMENTS AND ACTIVE CORROSION IN REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
5.2—Condition evaluation of reinforced concrete structures
5.3—Corrosion evaluation methods
5.4—Concrete evaluation test methods
CHAPTER 6—REMEDIAL MEASURES
6.3—Remedies and their limitations
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