Numerical Modeling of the Thermal Behavior of Corrosion in Conduit in Transient Mode


The conduits in the buildings require a regular and permanent control, in order to avoid the risks of deterioration caused by corrosion. In this paper we present a thermal nondestructive testing method of concrete structures containing a conduit system, based on the analysis by infrared thermography principle and the numerical modeling in three dimensions. The aim is to study the detectability of these pipes in different situations versus time and to give a thermal characterization of the rust behavior in the transitory mode.

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N. Laaidi and S. Belattar, "Numerical Modeling of the Thermal Behavior of Corrosion in Conduit in Transient Mode," Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 109-115. doi: 10.4236/ojsst.2013.34014.

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