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Marine Concrete


The three main causes of deterioration in concrete marine structures are: 1) freezing-and-thawing attack on the concrete; 2) corrosion of reinforcing steel and disruption of concrete by the resulting expansion; and 3) chemical attack on concrete by sea water. Magnesium, sulfate, and chloride ions, and dissolved CO2 present in sea water, act as agents of destruction for all the hydration products of portland cement (namely, the calcium silicate hydrates, calcium aluminate and sulfoaluminate hydrates, and calcium hydroxide).

Practice oriented papers and articles ON MARINE CONCRETE

Corrosion Resistance of Concrete Incorporating Supplementary Cementing Materials in a Marine Environment

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/1/2017

Sulfate Resistance of Ternary Blend Concretes: Influence of Binder Composition on Performance

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 6/1/2017

ACCELERATED MORTAR TEST METHOD TO DETERMINE CHLORIDE THRESHOLD VALUES

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 6/1/2016

Evaluation and Modification of fib Service Life Design Model for Persian Gulf Region

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 6/1/2015

Underwater Natural Marvel Modeled in Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2014

Multiple Deterioration Mechanisms in Coastal Concrete Piles

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2014

ACI President Visits Mexico

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2014

Seismic Stability of Marine Piers Built With Prestressed Concrete Piles

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/4/2013

Special Considerations for The Seismic Analysis and Design of Piers, Wharves and Container Yards Supported on Prestressed Concrete Piles

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/4/2013

Seismic Performance of Pile-Supported Wharves

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/4/2013

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