Corrosion in Concrete Structures in the Tropics10 February 2021 Institute of Materials, Malaysia|A
Being in the Tropics, Malaysia enjoys abundant rain fall and sunshine. Such climate has supported vast green vegetation and lush greenery. Global urbanization and economic activities since the 70s have brought about greenhouse effects with increase in intensity and frequency of tropical cyclones in our region. Besides, increased emission of industrial and vehicular combustion increases the acidity of rainwater and other environmental pollutants also accelerate the dilapidation of our buildings.