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The effect of waterproof membrane and steel reinforcement protection on the concrete bridge deck is modeled. The attention is paid to the durability prediction related to steel reinforcement corrosion initiation based on the chloride penetration. Thus 2-D finite element chloride [...]

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The present investigation focused on establishing a characterization of public used reinforced concrete constructions such as school units in the coastal zone of Chichiriviche and Tucacas in Venezuela’s Falcon State, exposed to highly corrosive environments and built with [...]

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A fracture of the stem in a total hip arthroplasty (THA) is an uncommon complication. We report a case of femoral stem fracture in a 55-year-old male patient after a lightning strike. A revision was conducted using a Wagner osteotomy and a revision prosthesis. Dall-Milles cerclages [...]

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In the Pre-school of the Simón Bolívar Educational Unit, of the Juan José Mora municipality of the Carabobo State, Venezuela, the Corrosion failure symptom and the Environmental Classification were analyzed according to the Concrete norm: Durability NTF 4015-12. [...]