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By Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Muhamed Zlatar

This publication goals to supply a severe evaluate of the present wisdom and to point new demanding situations which are introduced through the current time in facing common man-made and ordinary failures, leading to harm to constructions, infrastructure and human atmosphere. the typical flooring for all difficulties of this sort from the point of view of medical contents is the necessity to supply a short evaluation of the harmful motion and its effects, quickly reconstruction, in addition to the hot foundation for a sustainable improvement of affected components. the current possibility of the terrorist assaults or unintended explosions, the neighborhood army conflicts, the weather switch that brings soil erosion or but the damaging earthquake movement that happens in formerly inactive areas, are a number of examples of the type of disastrous events we deal with herein, in addition to the way in which of decreasing their damaging influence.

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Since the measurements are also performed through the cover concrete, the cover depth also appears as a 44 D. BREYSSE potential influent parameter. Thus an experimental program has been designed such as to quantify the influence of some of these parameters on the corrosion development and on the current of corrosion. 65) and two cover depths (1 and 3 cm). Two prisms with 20 × 20 × 25 cm3 were prepared for each concrete type and cover depth. Chlorides have also been added to the mix, such as to ensure the initiation of corrosion (3% total chlorides related to cement content).

IBRAHIMBEGOVIC ET AL. , A. Ibrahimbegovic, and L. , M. Hautefeuille, A. G. , M. Hautefeuille, and A. Ibrahimbegovic, Size effect interpretation by inelastic macro-scale model with correlated probabilistic properties defined from micro-structure. In Multiscale Modeling of Heterogeneous Materials: From Microstructure to Macro-scale Properties (eds. O. Cazacu and F. , F. Ragueneau, J. Mazars, and A. Ibrahimbegovic, Efficient approach to earthquake engineering analysis, Computers and Structures, 81, 1223–1239 (2003) Delaplace A.

695 w/c (3) where RH is the air relative humidity (in %), T is the air temperature (in K), d is the cover depth (in cm), w/c is the water to cement ratio, A is a constant (in μA/cm2). This empirical model quantifies the combined influence of the four parameters (RH, T, d, w/c) on the measured value of the corrosion current density. The unexplained variance of the model which accounts for the combined influence of these four parameters is only 36% of the total experimental variance, giving an idea of the “quality” of this model.

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