Durability failures in reinforced concrete structures are wasteful of resources and energy. The introduction to practice of European Standard EN 206-1 represents a significant shift in emphasis on the need to explicitly consider each potential durability threat when specifying and producing concrete. Fundamentals of Durable Reinforced Concrete pres

chapter 1|19 pages

Framework for durability by specification

chapter 3|13 pages

Permeability and transport processes

chapter 4|26 pages

Corrosion of reinforcement in concrete

chapter 5|24 pages


chapter 6|32 pages

Chloride ingress

chapter 7|27 pages

Alkali–silica reaction

chapter 8|19 pages

Freeze/thaw effects

chapter 9|15 pages

Chemical attack: sulfates

chapter 10|14 pages

Chemical attack: acid and seawater attack

chapter 11|24 pages

Cracking in reinforced concrete structures

chapter 12|5 pages

Abrasion, erosion and cavitation

chapter 13|4 pages

Weathering and efflorescence