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Tag: pre-stressing steel Detection of ruptures in pre-stressing steel

Radiography, time domain reflectometry (TDR) and magnetic methods are in principle suitable for detecting corrosion of steel tendons. In practice, radiography is normally too expensive and requires access to both sides of the prestressed member. The TDR method also fails to detect some tendons because their proximity means they are connected electrically with one another,84 but it works very well with

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