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|Title: ||Performance evaluation of galvanic anodes through laboratory testing and on-site monitoring|
|Authors: ||Dodds, Wayne|
Goodier, Chris I.
Austin, Simon A.
|Issue Date: ||2014|
|Publisher: ||RILEM Publications S.A.R.L.|
|Citation: ||DODDS, W. ... et al, 2014. Performance evaluation of galvanic anodes through laboratory testing and on-site monitoring. IN: Bjegovic, D., Beushausen, H., Serdar, M. (eds). Proceedings of the RILEM International Workshop on Performance-Based Specification and Control of Concrete Durability, Zagreb, Croatia, 11th - 13th June 2014, pp.175-182.|
|Abstract: ||This study examines the effectiveness of galvanic anodes installed both within the patch
repair and surrounding parent concrete through laboratory testing and on-site monitoring.
Sodium chloride was added during casting of the laboratory concrete specimens to induce
corrosion. The anodes were tested using surface potential mapping at 7 days, 8 months and
also 26 months after repair. Site monitoring of galvanic anodes was performed over a period
of 215 days.
The results showed that galvanic anodes installed in the parent concrete had a greater
polarisation effect on the surrounding steel, which is generally considered to be at highest
risk, as compared to galvanic anodes installed within the patch repair itself. This was in-line
with data obtained from similar installations in full-scale reinforced concrete structures. It
was also noted that, with increasing chloride content, the polarisation extent was reduced.|
|Description: ||This is a conference paper.|
|Version: ||Publisher version|
|Publisher Link: ||http://www.grad.unizg.hr/rilem_psc|
|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers (Civil and Building Engineering)|
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