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Durability Design of Concrete Structures in Severe Environments

2nd Edition

By Odd E. Gjørv

CRC Press

270 pages

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One of the most pressing problems facing the construction industry globally is the deterioration of major concrete infrastructure in marine and other chloride-containing environments. While recent advancements in concrete technology have made it easier to control the negative impact of deteriorating processes such as alkali-aggregate reaction, free

Table of Contents

Historical review. Field experience. Corrosion of embedded steel. Durability analysis. Additional strategies and protective measures. Concrete quality control and quality assurance. Achieved construction quality. Condition assessment, preventive maintenance and repairs. Practical applications. Life cycle costs. Life cycle assessment. Codes and practice. References. Index.

About the Author

Odd E. Gjorv is professor emeritus, and former head of the Department of Building Materials at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He is former general secretary of The Norwegian Academy of Technical Sciences, Fellow of the American Concrete Institute, and past winner of several international awards.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General