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Author Saraswathy, V. ♦ Muralidharan, S. ♦ Kalyanasundaram, R. M. ♦ Thangavel, K. ♦ Srinivasan, S.
Source CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
Content type Text
Publisher Elsevier
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2001
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Chemical engineering
Subject Keyword Concrete corrosion ♦ Corrosion Science and Engineering
Abstract The objective of this present investigation is to design a composite corrosion-inhibiting admixture system comprising of both mineral and chemical admixtures and to evaluate its performance in concrete under macrocell corrosion conditions. The newly designed corrosion-inhibiting admixture system performed very well in chloride-contaminated concrete. Steel embedded in ordinary portland cement suffered severe corrosion. In concrete incorporating the designed admixture system, steel showed a 10-fold decrease in corrosion rate of steel embedded in concrete under accelerated macrocell corrosion conditions. The compressive strength of mortars was not affected by adding the designed admixture system.
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2001-01-01
Journal PeerReviewed