The Study on the Cathodic Protection Effect of the ICCP Anodes with Exposed Conditions Conference Paper uri icon


  • This paper presents the results of the effects of anodes for impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) system on reinforced concrete. Experimental tests were carried out on reinforced concrete specimens with 3 different kinds of commercial anodes that are used for ICCP in order for comparative study. Results have shown that the type of anodes is irrelevant to the effectiveness of cathodic protection. CP current similarly flowed to the anodes regardless of anode types in seawater condition. In addition, current was much higher in seawater condition than freshwater and air condition. The results show that titanium rod anode was slightly more effective in fresh water, and titanium mesh anode showed a better performance in atmospheric condition. The potential drop caused by concrete resistance in atmospheric condition should be considered at depolarization potential measurement.

published proceedings

  • Applied Mechanics and Materials

author list (cited authors)

  • Jeong, J. A., & Jin, C. K.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Jeong, Jin A||Jin, Chung Kuk

publication date

  • October 2014