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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 957904, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/957904
Review Article

Monitoring Corrosion of Steel Bars in Reinforced Concrete Structures

1Civil Engineering Department, University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Airport Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462036, India
2Shri G.S. Institute of Technology and Science, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452003, India

Received 11 August 2013; Accepted 20 October 2013; Published 16 January 2014

Academic Editors: H. Shih, İ. B. Topçu, and H.-H. Tsang

Copyright © 2014 Sanjeev Kumar Verma 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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