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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 298918, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/298918
Research Article

Mass Change Prediction Model of Concrete Subjected to Sulfate Attack

1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 440-746, Republic of Korea
2Department of Civil Engineering, Andong National University, Andong 760-749, Republic of Korea
3Metropolitan Transit System Research Division, Korea Railroad Research Institute, Uiwang 437-757, Republic of Korea

Received 5 September 2014; Accepted 5 October 2014

Academic Editor: Sang-Youl Lee

Copyright © 2015 Kwang-Myong Lee 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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