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
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.