embedded reinforcement

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1. In reinforced concrete, metal bars, rods, wires, or other slender members which are embedded in concrete in such a manner that the metal and the concrete act together in resisting forces.
2. Material added to provide additional strength.
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Influences of metallic building parts like the galvanized stairway, when they are electrically connected to the embedded reinforcement, can be misinterpreted as an anodic area.
Because the corrosion occurs on the embedded reinforcement, the detection of corrosion can be extremely difficult.
The spalling observed appeared to be primarily related to the embedded reinforcement corrosion.

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