A Practical Guide to Maintenance
Carrying a billion-dollar price tag, corrosion of reinforced concrete is the enemy of every country's investment in real estate. The widespread and long-term use of reinforced concrete makes its correct and proper examination, maintenance, and repair paramount. Steel-Reinforced Concrete Structur
Table of Contents
Introduction. Corrosion of Steel in Concrete. Causes of Corrosion and Concrete Deterioration. Assessment Methods for Reinforced Concrete Structures. Codes and Specification Guides. Controlling Corrosion in Steel Bars. Methods for Protecting Steel Reinforcements. Repair of Reinforced Concrete Structures. Risk-Based Maintenance Strategy.