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.

Key Features

*Provides information vital to prolong the life of buildings constructed from this versatile material * Brings together a disparate body of knowledge from many parts of the world into a concise and authoritative text *Containing an up-to-date and comprehensive collection of technical information


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.

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


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