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    Depth of the Corroded Zone in Concrete Exposed to Carbonic Acid

    Published: Jan 1980

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    Based on a number of test methods, the thicknesses of corroded zones have been calculated as a function of exposure time. Representative values for the relevant rate of progression of the corrosion have been obtained. The increase of the cross-sectional area of the dimension necessary to provide the required strength of structural elements exposed to aggressive media can be calculated by the developed method.


    concrete, carbonic acid, corrosion theory, corrosion, resistance, dimensional measurement, weight measurement, frequency measurement, stress measurement, measurement and integration, exponential functions, prediction of corrosion, durability, building materials

    Author Information:

    Friede, H
    Institute for Building Research, Technical University of Aachen, Aachen,

    Committee/Subcommittee: G03.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP36072S

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