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A Case Study about Degradation of Reinforced Concrete Structures in a Marine Macroenvironment in Brazil

Jairo Andrade, Denise Dal Molin
Department of Civil Engineering - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Porto Alegre - RS - Brazil.

NDTISS'99 - International Symposium on NDT Contribution to
the Infrastructure Safety Systems, 1999 NOV 22-26 Torres,
published by UFSM, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil



Results and discussion

Final Considerations


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