Requirements for Reinforced Concrete When Used in Sea Water

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Requirements for Reinforced Concrete When Used in Sea Water

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Requirements for Reinforced Concrete When Used in Sea Water
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THE following remarks apply to the use of Portland Cement only, and are based on the author's own experience :- The time seems to be past when engineers seriously objected to the use of reinforced concrete in sea-water, although its application has not always been successful, but when this has been the case, serious faults in design or execution account for such results. Herluf Forchhammer

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