Materials Performance

NOV 2014

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51 NACE INTERNATIONAL: VOL. 53, NO. 11 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE NOVEMBER 2014 Corrosion Control of the Severn Bridge Main Suspension Cables References 1 "Guidelines for Inspection and Strength Evaluation of Suspension Bridge Parallel Wire Cables," NCHRP, Report 534, 2005. 2 J. Fisher, P. Lambert, "Severn Bridge—Recent Assessment of Main Suspension Cables," Proc. IABSE-IASS 2011 Symposium , held September 20-23, 2011 (Madrid, Spain: IASS, 2011). 3 Standard BD79/13, " The Management of Sub-Standard Highway Structures," (London, U.K.: Highways Agency, 2013). 4 F. Mansfeld, "Atmospheric Corrosion Rates, Time-of-Wetness and Relative Humidity," Werkstoffe und Korrosion 30 (1979): pp. 38-42. 5 Standard BD50/92, "Technical Requirements for the Assessment and Strengthening Pro- gramme for Highway Structures, Stage 3— Long Span Bridges" (London, U.K.: Highways Agency, 1992). Tis is article is based on the paper, "Severn Bridge Cables—Corrosion Models, Use of In- hibitors and Teir Impact on the Cable Assess- ment," presented at the 8th International Cable Supported Bridge Operations Conference in Edinburgh, United Kingdom in June 2013. PAUL LAMBERT is the technical director at Mott MacDonald in Altrincham, United Kingdom. He has a Ph.D. in corrosion and specializes in the investigation of structural durability and degradation and the devel opment of novel remedial techniques for many types of structures. He is also a visit ing professor at the Centre for Infra structure Manage ment at Sheffield Hallam University. Lambert has been a member of NACE International since 1993 and is a NACEcertified Corrosion Specialist. JEFFERY FISHER is the technical director at Mott MacDonald in Croydon, United Kingdom. He has a Ph.D. in structural engineering and has more than 30 years of experience in the field of bridge engineer ing, including the design and construction of longspan steel and concrete bridges with spans up to 1,377 m in regions of high winds and seismic activity. Structures have included the Tsing Ma Bridge, Tsing Lung Bridge, and Stonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong; the Incheon Bridge in South Korea; and the new Forth Replacement Crossing in the United Kingdom.

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