Galvanized Steel Reinforcement in Concrete


  • Stephen Yeomans

Reinforced concrete is one of the most widely used modern materials of construction. It is comparatively cheap, readily available, and suitable for a variety of building and construction applications. This reference provides a detailed resource covering all aspects of this important material. Both servicability and durability aspects are well covered, with all the information needed maximise the life of buildings constructed from it. Containing an up-to-date and comprehensive collection of technical information and data from world renound authors, it will be a valuable source of reference for academics, researchers, students and professionals alike.
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Academics, government agencies, corporate research centers and architectural and engineering consultancies. Academic staff and research students with interests in concrete durability and corrosion. Building and construction sector including steel specifiers, galvanizers, fabricators, and constructors.


Book information

  • Published: November 2004
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044511-3

Table of Contents

1. Galvanized Steel in Concrete – An Overview, 2. Design for Durability with Galvanized Reinforcement, 3. Corrosion of Metals in Concrete, 4. Zinc Materials for Use in Concrete, 5. Electrochemical Aspects of Galvanized Reinforcement Corrosion, 6. Laboratory and Field, 7. Performance of Galvanized Steel in Concrete, 8.The Bermuda Experience: Leading the Way on Galvanized Reinforcement, 9. Bond of Steel in Concrete and the Effect of Galvanizing, 10. Summary Chapter