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2nd Edition

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete
Understanding, Investigation and Repair, Second Edition

ISBN 9780415334044
Published December 25, 2006 by CRC Press
296 Pages

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Book Description

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete provides information on corrosion of steel in atmospherically exposed concrete structures and serves as a guide for those designing, constructing and maintaining buildings, bridges and all reinforced concrete structures.

This new edition incorporates the new European standards as well as USA and other international standards. It also covers developments in galvanic and impressed current cathodic protection, new electrochemical techniques such as electro-osmosis, and stainless steel clad reinforcing bars.

The corrosion of reinforcing steel in concrete is a major problem facing civil engineers and surveyors throughout the world today. There will always be a need to build structures in corrosive environments and it is therefore essential to address the problems that result. This is a book to educates about and forms a guide to the problems of corrosion, its causes and how to find solutions.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Corrosion of Steel in Concrete  3. Causes and Mechanisms of Corrosion and Corrosion Damage in Concrete  4. Condition Evaluation  5. Corrosion Monitoring  6. Physical Repair and Rehabilitation Techniques  7. Electrochemical Repair and Rehabilitation Techniques  8. Rehabilitation Methodology  9. Modelling and Calculating Corrosion and Deterioration of Reinforced Concrete Structures  10. Building for Durability  11. Future Developments.  Appendix 1 Sources of Information on Corrosion of Steel in Concrete

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John P. Broomfield is a leading expert on the corrosion of steel in concrete structures. He has a wealth of experience, having worked as a professional engineer and consultant around the world, and is the recipient of a NACE 2007 Technical Achievement Award.