Study on an FEM Analysis to Evaluate Restrain-Performance of Surface-Finishes for Carbonation

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Recently, Reinforced Concrete(RC) is used in most buildings. However, steel bars in concrete cause corrosion through carbonation. Furthermore, corrosion shortens the life span of RC structures. Therefore, the surface-finishes such as restraint for penetration and diffusion of CO2 were used to lengthen the life span of RC structures. This study attempted to verify the restraining effect on a carbonation job according to the applied surface-finishes using an FEM analysis. This study also evaluated the restraining effect of carbonation on other surface-finishes with the process proposed in this study.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 348-349)

Edited by:

J. Alfaiate, M.H. Aliabadi, M. Guagliano and L. Susmel

Pages:

477-480

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.348-349.477

Citation:

S. H. Lee et al., "Study on an FEM Analysis to Evaluate Restrain-Performance of Surface-Finishes for Carbonation", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 348-349, pp. 477-480, 2007

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September 2007

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