The table below shows important exposure conditions and deterioration mechanisms in concrete structures. In practice, several of these deterioration mechanisms can act simultaneously with possible synergistic effects.
Test Methods and other Standards
Alkali-Silica Reaction Alkali-Carbonate Reaction
ASTM C1260 ASTM C1293
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Corrosion of Reinforcement
Corrosion Corrosion Resistance Carbonation
AASHTO T 259
AASHTO T 260
AASHTO TP 11
AASHTO TP 22
AASHTO TP 26
AASHTO TP 55
Freezing and Thawing Deicer Scaling D-Cracking
ASTM C666 AASHTO T 161
AASHTO TP 18
Abrasion Erosion Fire Resistance Efflorescence
AASHTO TP 58
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