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Therefore, the objective of this investigation was to study the carbonation rates of concrete specimens made with high-absorption limestone aggregate. For obvious reasons, asset owners are interested in the identification of concrete structures at risk of carbonation and also in monitoring the progression of the carbonation front towards the reinforcement. The author is indebted to J. The results of the present study show that the placement, orientation and geometry of a concrete element can influence significantly the preferential development of the carbonation front on a local scale.

Table 4 shows the results from the carbonation depth measurements. Carbonation depths in structural-quality concrete: Journal of Materials in Jardened Engineering. Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded. A survey of the durability performance of post-tensioning tendons. Mostly the studies have been confined to the analysis of structural elements that have not been in service. Initially it was thought these cracks were associated with the cohcrete testing conducted on the beams prior to the carbonation assessment.

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To assess the extent of the carbonation, a phenolphthalein indicator is sprayed on freshly cut, cored, broken or drilled concrete surfaces often adjacent to superficial corrosion. In turn, the first carbonation depth measurement was used to correct the carbonation coefficient during the accelerated carbonation period. Cement and Concrete Research. For comparable real-life coastal structures assessed for carbonation, K values ranged between 1 and 8[12,29].

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Influence of marine micro-climates on carbonation of reinforced concrete buildings.

Carbonation Coefficients from Concrete Made with High-Absorption Limestone Aggregate

Additional resources pertinent to carbonation field investigations were also available []. This is due in part to the production of calcium carbonate, or calcite as it is more commonly known.

The present study highlights that carbonation can be influenced locally by geometry, environment, orientation, and properties of the concrete. CPC Measurement of hardened concrete carbonation depth. The condition of Beam B was similar but less severe than Beam C. Carbonation fronts were irregular, but were not always influenced by aggregate.

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Scaled photographs of each concrete surface were taken prior to and after the application of the indicator. The follow matters were investigated: Thus, the objective of this investigation was to study the carbonation rates of concrete specimens made with high-absorption limestone aggregate.

Due to the fact that mixture 0. The porosity of concrete is related to the porosity of both the cement paste and the aggregate and the proper compaction during casting. Table cocnrete shows the results from measurrment compressive strength, porosity tests, and fresh concrete slump.

It appears that only Castro et al. Monitoring of Steel Corrosion in Concrete.

Table of Contents Alerts. Current Practice Sheet No. The accumulation of aggregate was observed to influence the carbonation profile B A C Figure 9: As the porosity of concrete is related to the porosity of both the cement paste and the aggregate and the carbonation rate is a function, among other things, of the porosity of the material, there is concern about the effect cpc18 this high porosity material in achieving good quality concrete from the durability point of view.

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From the durability point of view, it is accepted that the porosity of the cement paste is the one that controls the porosity of concrete. measjrement

For all beam cross- sections, oc profile outlines were re-drawn from scaled photographs and transferred to AutoCAD drawings to review the profiles in relation to reinforcing and prestressing steel. Concrete specimens were cylindrical in shape of different size: Durability of concrete – accelerated carbonation and weathering studies.

Secondly, it is well documented in the literature that the carbonation front in real-life concrete structures can be quite irregular and can occasionally exhibit maxima that extend far beyond the average profile[6]. Report of the Building Research Board for the Year As the pH drops, the catbonation layer becomes less effective, leaving the steel susceptible to corrosion[5].

For Beams B and C, two isolated areas of reduced pH were detected by the phenolphthalein indicator an dfpth is shown in Figure