The Electrochemistry and Characteristics of Embeddable Reference Electrodes for Concrete

Using reference electrodes to monitor the electrochemical potential of steel reinforcement in concrete is a well established technique for assessing the severity of corrosion and for controlling cathodic protection systems. This report gives a state-of-the-art overview of the electrochemical and physical characteristics and performance of embeddable reference electrodes for concrete, and the method used for installing them. The report first reviews electrochemical potential and reference electrodes in general. It then assesses the different types of reference electrodes for concrete. Finally, it considers key issues such as location and quality control which need to be considered when installing reference electrodes in steel-reinforced concrete structures. Provides a state-of-the-art overview of the electrochemical and physical characteristics and performance of embeddable reference electrodes for concrete Considers key issues such as location and quality control

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  • Author : R Myrdal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 40 pages
  • ISBN : 1845692551
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The Electrochemistry and Characteristics of Embeddable Reference Electrodes for Concrete

The Electrochemistry and Characteristics of Embeddable Reference Electrodes for Concrete
  • Author : R Myrdal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKThe Electrochemistry and Characteristics of Embeddable Reference Electrodes for Concrete

Using reference electrodes to monitor the electrochemical potential of steel reinforcement in concrete is a well established technique for assessing the severity of corrosion and for controlling cathodic protection systems. This report gives a state-of-the-art overview of the electrochemical and physical characteristics and performance of embeddable reference electrodes for concrete, and the method used for installing them. The report first reviews electrochemical potential and reference electrodes in general. It then assesses the different types of reference electrodes for concrete. Finally,

Planet Earth 2011

Planet Earth 2011
  • Author : Elias Carayannis
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 03 October 2011
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The failure of the UN climate change summit in Copenhagen in December 2009 to effectively reach a global agreement on emission reduction targets, led many within the developing world to view this as a reversal of the Kyoto Protocol and an attempt by the developed nations to shirk out of their responsibility for climate change. The issue of global warming has been at the top of the political agenda for a number of years and has become even more pressing with

Concrete Solutions

Concrete Solutions
  • Author : Michael Grantham
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 September 2016
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Concrete Solutions contains the contributions from some 30 countries to Concrete Solutions, the 6th International Conference on Concrete Repair (Thessaloniki, Greece, 20-23 June 2016). Strengthening and retrofitting are major themes in this volume, with NDT and electrochemical repair following closely, discussing the latest advances and technologies in concrete repair. The book brings together some interesting and challenging theoretical approaches and questions if we really understand and approach such topics as corrosion monitoring correctly. Concrete Solutions is an essential reference work for those

Durability of Concrete and Cement Composites

Durability of Concrete and Cement Composites
  • Author : Chris L. Page,M M Page
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2007
GET THIS BOOKDurability of Concrete and Cement Composites

Whilst most structures made using concrete and cement-based composites have not shown signs of premature degradation, there have been notable exceptions. In addition, there is increasing pressure for new structures to remain in serviceable condition for long periods with only minimal maintenance before being recycled. All these factors have highlighted the issues of what affects the durability of these materials in different circumstances and how material properties can be measured and improved. Durability of concrete and cement composites summarises key

Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures

Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Robert Melchers,Nele de Belie,Xianming Shi,Kim Van Tittelboom,Andres Saez Perez
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKEco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures

Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures provides an updated state-of-the-art review on eco-efficient repair and rehabilitation of concrete infrastructure. The first section focuses on deterioration assessment methods, and includes chapters on stress wave assessment, ground-penetrating radar, monitoring of corrosion, SHM using acoustic emission and optical fiber sensors. Other sections discuss the development and application of several new innovative repair and rehabilitation materials, including geopolymer concrete, sulfoaluminate cement-based concrete, engineered cementitious composites (ECC) based concrete, bacteria-based concrete, concrete with encapsulated

Electrochemistry in Light Water Reactors

Electrochemistry in Light Water Reactors
  • Author : R-W Bosch,D Féron,J-P Celis
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 14 May 2007
GET THIS BOOKElectrochemistry in Light Water Reactors

This important volume discusses key issues surrounding the development of high temperature reference electrodes and other electrochemical techniques. First, the book reviews the latest developments in the use of reference electrode technology in both pressurized water and boiling water reactors. The authors then explore different types of corrosion and tribocorrosion and the ways they can be measured using such techniques as electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. Chapters also cover in-pile testing, modeling techniques and the tribocorrosion behavior of stainless steel under reactor

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete
  • Author : John P. Broomfield
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 07 December 2006
GET THIS BOOKCorrosion of Steel in Concrete

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete provides information on corrosion of steel in atmospherically exposed concrete structures and serves as a guide for those designing, constructing and maintaining buildings, bridges and all reinforced concrete structures. This new edition incorporates the new European standards as well as USA and other international standards. It also covers developments in galvanic and impressed current cathodic protection, new electrochemical techniques such as electro-osmosis, and stainless steel clad reinforcing bars. The corrosion of reinforcing steel in concrete

Innovative Pre-Treatment Techniques to Prevent Corrosion of Metallic Surfaces

Innovative Pre-Treatment Techniques to Prevent Corrosion of Metallic Surfaces
  • Author : L Fedrizzi,H Terryn,A Simoes
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 August 2007
GET THIS BOOKInnovative Pre-Treatment Techniques to Prevent Corrosion of Metallic Surfaces

There has long been a need for effective pre-treatment techniques to prevent corrosion of metallic surfaces. This important volume discusses key research on the development of pre-treatment techniques for a range of metals. Chapters review various coatings and preparation methods for aluminium and aluminium alloys such as silane films, sol-gel coatings and magnesium-rich primers. Further chapters discuss the pre-treatment methods for steel, copper and magnesium alloys. The book also assesses methods for monitoring the effectiveness of pre-treatments, covering dissolution-precipitation mechanisms

Corrosion Behaviour and Protection of Copper and Aluminium Alloys in Seawater

Corrosion Behaviour and Protection of Copper and Aluminium Alloys in Seawater
  • Author : D Féron
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 31 May 2007
GET THIS BOOKCorrosion Behaviour and Protection of Copper and Aluminium Alloys in Seawater

Copper and aluminium alloys are widely used in marine engineering in areas such as pipelines, storage tanks, ships' hulls and cladding for offshore structures. This important book reviews key factors affecting the corrosion and service life of these materials in the marine environment. The book is divided into five parts, with part one reviewing key aspects of the corrosion behaviour of both these alloys. Part two discusses the use of copper and copper-nickel alloys in seawater, whilst Parts 3 and 4 cover

Corrosion by Carbon and Nitrogen

Corrosion by Carbon and Nitrogen
  • Author : H Grabke,M Schütze
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 22 June 2007
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A valuable reference, this book reviews the factors affecting metal dusting and how it can be prevented in sectors such as the chemical and petrochemical industries and in the direct reduction of iron ores. It also considers the related corrosion phenomena of carburization and nitridation. After setting out the key processes involved in metal dusting, the book reviews how this corrosion process affects a range of metals such as iron and steel, as well as nickel-based and chromium-based high-temperature alloys.

Monitoring and Safety Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structures

Monitoring and Safety Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structures
  • Author : fib Fédération internationale du béton
  • Publisher : fib Fédération internationale du béton
  • Release : 26 January 2021
GET THIS BOOKMonitoring and Safety Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structures

The condition assessment of aged structures is becoming a more and more important issue for civil infrastructure management systems. The continued use of existing systems is, due to environmental, economical and socio-political assets, of great significance and is growing larger every year. Thus the extent of necessary repair of damaged reinforced concrete structures is of major concern in most countries today. Monitoring techniques may have a decisive input to limit expenditures for maintenance and repair of existing structures. Modern test

Development of an Embeddable Reference Electrode for Reinforced Concrete Structures

Development of an Embeddable Reference Electrode for Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Author : Roger Howe
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 26 January 1998
GET THIS BOOKDevelopment of an Embeddable Reference Electrode for Reinforced Concrete Structures

There is a concern that none of the existing concrete-embeddable reference electrodes that are being used as a convenient means for monitoring the condition of the reinforcing steel in concrete bridges or the operation of cathodic protection systems for permanently halting steel corrosion in these structures may have sufficient stability of at least 25 years. This study examines the possibility of using stable-potential galvanic couples (SPGC), which rely on different rate constants between the component metals of each couple to maintain

Embodying Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems

Embodying Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems
  • Author : Pietro Vincenzini,Fabio Casciati,Piervincenzo Rizzo
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release : 11 September 2012
GET THIS BOOKEmbodying Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems

The 27 peer-reviewed papers collected here together offer a plenitude of up-to-date information on “Embodying Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems”. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). The papers are conveniently arranged into: Chapter 1: Smart Materials, Sensors, Actuators, MEMS, Chapter 2: Integration Technologies, Chapter 3: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, Chapter 4: Structural Health Monitoring and Control.

Repair of Concrete Bridges

Repair of Concrete Bridges
  • Author : G. P. Mallett
  • Publisher : Thomas Telford
  • Release : 26 January 1994
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Provides a review of the repair, maintenance and protection of concrete bridges. This book summarizes information from conference papers, research and technical reports, and others. It aims to increase the expertise of structural engineers and safeguard the investment. It presents solutions to the problems and pitfalls that engineers encounter.