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International Journal of Corrosion
Volume 2012, Article ID 923010, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/923010
Research Article

Multiscale Investigation of Porosity Characteristic in Concrete Exposed to Acidic Environment

Institute of Road and Bridge Engineering, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, Liaoning 116026, China

Received 24 February 2012; Accepted 16 May 2012

Academic Editor: Citlalli Gaona Tiburcio

Copyright © 2012 Y. F. Fan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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