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dc.contributor.authorIribarren Laco, José Ignacio
dc.contributor.authorLiesa Mestres, Francisco
dc.contributor.authorAlemán Llansó, Carlos
dc.contributor.authorArmelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Química
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-06T08:47:01Z
dc.date.issued2017-09-28
dc.identifier.citationIribarren, J., Liesa, F., Aleman, C., Armelin, E. Corrosion rate evaluation by gravimetric and electrochemical techniques applied to the metallic reinforcing structures of a historic building. "Journal of cultural heritage", 28 Setembre 2017, vol. 27, p. 153-163.
dc.identifier.issn1296-2074
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/108430
dc.description.abstractThis work presents the diagnosis procedure followed to determine the degree of damage of a 100-year-oldreinforced concrete building located in Barcelona city, the Sant-Manuel pavilion at Hôpital de la Santa Creui Sant-Pau. Some structural components of this building were affected by severe corrosion problems inthe reinforcing steel UPN profiles. In order to obtain a representative sample set, a preliminary inspectionof the macroscopic architectonic structure was applied at selected zones that exhibited the metallic back-bone. Gravimetric and electrochemical techniques have demonstrated that some UPN profiles presentedhigh corrosion rate. This was mainly due to the presence of water pipes installed beside the metallicstructure, which was a source of humidity, and also to the presence of calcium carbonate, calcium silicatehydrate, and calcium chloride substances inside the cement in direct contact with the metallic struc-tures, which were responsible for the steel depassivation. The work shows a practical example of howa suitable combination of chemical, physical and electrochemical techniques can be applied together tocharacterize a corrosion process, the obtained results validating and corroborating the prediction of thecorrosion rate in metallic structures.
dc.format.extent11 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria química
dc.subject.lcshCarbon steel
dc.subject.lcshCorrosion
dc.subject.lcshPolarization
dc.subject.lcshMicroscopy
dc.subject.otherCarbon steel Corrosion Polarization X-ray diffraction Microscopy
dc.titleCorrosion rate evaluation by gravimetric and electrochemical techniques applied to the metallic reinforcing structures of a historic building
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacPolarització (Electricitat)
dc.subject.lemacMicroscòpia electrònica
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. IMEM - Innovació, Modelització i Enginyeria en (BIO) Materials
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.culher.2017.04.009
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1296207417300080
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
drac.iddocument21556169
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
dc.date.lift10000-01-01
upcommons.citation.authorIribarren, J., Liesa, F., Aleman, C., Armelin, E.
upcommons.citation.publishedtrue
upcommons.citation.publicationNameJournal of cultural heritage
upcommons.citation.volume27
upcommons.citation.startingPage153
upcommons.citation.endingPage163


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