Stray Alternating Current and Environmental Effects on Concrete Power Poles

Aghajani A., Golozar M. A., Saatchi A., Raeissi K., Urgen M. K., Shabani S.

MATERIALS PERFORMANCE, vol.52, no.8, pp.30-34, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.30-34
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Alternating current (AC) can accelerate environmental degradation of concrete power poles. This article uses field and laboratory test results to explain the effects of 380-V AC stray current and the environment on the durability of concrete power poles.