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Rossi, E. (author), Polder, R.B. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Nijland, T.G. (author), Saviuja, B. (author)
Although reinforcement corrosion is a well-known issue, which are the locations of the steel/concrete interface most sensitive to pitting corrosion is still an unclear issue. In this study, X-ray computed tomography is used to characterize eight 20-years-old reinforced concrete cores naturally deteriorated due to chloride-induced corrosion. The...
article 2020
Rossi, E. (author), Nijland, T.G. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Polder, R.B. (author), Savija, B. (author)
Although corrosion of reinforcement is a well-known issue for the construction industry, there are still open questions about some fundamentals of corrosion in reinforced concrete. These points include, among others, which are the most sensitive locations of the steel/concrete interface for pitting corrosion to initiate and to propagate. In this...
conference paper 2019
Rossi, E. (author), Zhang, H. (author), Nijland, T.G. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Polder, R.B. (author), Savija, B. (author)
An important input parameter for numerical models that simulate cracking of the concrete cover due to reinforcement corrosion is the Elastic modulus of corrosion product (Ecp). Despite its relevance, Ecp is subject of significant variations according to the values reported in the literature, which vary from less than 100 MPa up to 360 GPa....
conference paper 2021