Durability of Concrete

Definition: the ability of a material to resist weathering action, chemical attack, abrasion, and other conditions of service.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Durability of concrete is determined by its ability to resist weathering action, chemical attack, abrasion, or any other process of deterioration, and will retain its original form, quality, and serviceability when exposed to its environment. Durable concrete is a result of proper design, proportioning, placement, finishing, testing, inspection, and curing.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON DURABILITY OF CONCRETE

The Battle for Survival of Our Concrete Infrastructure

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2021

Near-Surface Qualities of Decorative Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 8/1/2021

Vapor Barriers Used with Capillary Breaks Reduce the Severity of Sulfate Exposure of Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 8/1/2021

STRUCTURAL RESPONSE AND BUCKLING BEHAVIOR OF SLENDER ULTRA-HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE (UHPC) COLUMNS

Publication: CRC
Date: 6/11/2021

Microbially Induced Corrosion of Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2021

2021 Special International Symposium on Concrete Pavements: A Tribute to Juan Pablo Covarrubias

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2021

Effect of Mineral Additions on The Self-Healing Ability of Cementitious Materials

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Assessment of Properties of Low Cement Content Paste Using Interparticle Separation as an Insight on Fresh State

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Effect of Aggregate Types on Mortar Properties Produced with Geopolymer Binders

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Preliminary Studies on the Influence of Nano-cellulose and Nano-alumina Fibers on UHPFRC

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

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