Corrosion of Steel Piles in Salt Water

by J.R. Ayers,
R.C. Stokes,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 95-110

Document Type: Journal Paper


Description of field survey of steel sheet piles in bulkhead at 8 widely scattered Naval Stations; method pursued in obtaining samples of piling; location, elapsed time since construction of each bulkhead, and percentage of remaining piling thickness in each zone of exposure are given; methods of protection used by Navy both for steel bearing piles and for steel sheet piling.

Subject Headings: Steel piles | Salt water | Steel construction | Construction methods | Corrosion | Sheet piles | Bulkheads | Surveying methods

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