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eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2015
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7611-9
... is that the conclusion of the findings will provide a significant resource to illustrate the use of silicone sealant and to document performance up to 50 years. silicone sealant durability weatherproofing sealant aging ultraviolet (UV) radiation building materials heat building seals DURABILITY...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7527-3
... In the United States, the Steiner Tunnel (UL 723 [2008, “Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials,” Ninth Edition, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Northbrook, IL], ASTM E84-10 [2010, “Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials,” Annual...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3422-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3422-5
... Water vapor transmission properties of building materials play an important role in the overall moisture management and durability of the exterior building envelopes. The cup method, as described in the ASTM Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials (E 96), is widely used...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3422-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3422-5
... When building materials are in contact with indoor air they have some capacity to moderate the variations of indoor humidity in occupied buildings. But, so far, there has been a lack of a standardized quantity to characterize the moisture buffering capability of materials. It has been...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3450-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3450-8
... Low cost building materials prepared with ash of burnt agriculture waste and lime represent an alternative binder/construction system. Pure lime and Portland cement (OPC) are energy intensive to manufacture, and are expensive and scarce in developing countries. However, pozzolanic binders...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2409-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2409-7
... The thermal properties of building materials are of great importance for many technical questions. The thermal insulation characteristics of external wall constructions decisively determine the utility value and the running costs in housing and public buildings. In this paper possibilities...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2409-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2409-7
... It is well known that the water vapour transmission properties of hygroscopic building materials depend on the local relative humidities(rh). Traditionally, the ASTM Standard E96 specifies only two conditions of rh. The dry cup method in the standard corresponds to a mean rh of 25 % and the wet...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2030-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2030-3
... A system for labeling building materials according to their impact on the indoor air quality has been developed and introduced in Denmark. The system takes into account the emission decay of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from new building materials according to their impact on comfort...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2030-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2030-3
...). indoor air quality volatile organic compounds emissions testing building materials building design environmental chamber Hal Levin 1 and Alfred T. Hodgson 2 Screening and Selecting Building Materials and Products Based on Their Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) REFERENCE: Levin, H...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2030-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2030-3
... The proper selection of building materials, furnishings, fixtures, and consumer and commercial products to be used indoors is critical to achieving good indoor air quality. At present, however, little information is available to help in the selection of the best products. The Indoor Air Source...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... Throughout the twentieth century, research by corporations, universities, and governmental agencies has led to the development of new and improved building materials and systems. Which twentieth-century building materials and systems are historically significant? Why are they significant? Who...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1432-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1432-6
.... The influence of such parameters as orientation, design, and temperature on the moisture deposition is discussed. time-of-wetness TOW moisture condensation atmospheric corrosion building materials Jean-Jacques Hechler WETNESS MONITORING ON THE EXTERIOR OF INFRASTRUCTURES REFERENCE: Hechler, J.J...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1278-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1278-0
... quality control residential buildings building materials materials testing Bruce D. Nelson I Implementing Thermal Insulation Product Standards REFERENCE: Nelson, B. D., "Implementing Thermal Insulation Product Standards," Insulation Materials, Testing, and Applications. A S T M STP 1030, D. L...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1254-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1254-4
... of these probes have been constructed and promising preliminary data are available. Probe calibration, circuit stability, and range of applicability are major outstanding issues that must still be addressed. moisture sensors capacitance moisture measurements electric field probes building materials...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0230-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0230-9
... to be initiated or completed in the next few years to realize the full potential energy conservation in buildings. The paper emphasizes the need for cooperation between the public and private sectors of the building community and suggests a method of accomplishing it. building envelopes building materials...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0230-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0230-9
.... construction materials energy costs building materials building energy use construction energy building construction energy conservation Y. C. Wong^ and H. J. Sauer, Jr. ^ Total Energy Costs of Building Construction and Operation REFERENCE: Wong, Y. C. and Sauer, H. J., Jr., "Total Energy Costs...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1982
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0778-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0778-6
... influences. roofing performance durability building materials calorimetry polymeric sheets single ply plastomeric sheets differential scanning calorimeter C. G. Cash1 Thermal Evaluation of One-Ply Sheet Roofing REFERENCE: Cash, C. G., "Thermal Evaluation of One-Ply Sheet Roofing," SinglePly...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0325-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0325-2
... pressure deicing salts durability (concrete) freezing frost resistance hydraulic pressure layer-by-layer freezing porous media preventive salt application salt solutions saturation supercooling (water) temperature shock building materials A. B. Harnik,' Ulrich Meier,' and Alfred RosW...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0325-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0325-2
... of the concretes than by either the salt solution concentration or air entrainment. building materials durability absorption permeability frost durability deicing agent Cameron Maclnnis^ and Y. R. NathawacP The Effects of a Deicing Agent on the Absorption and Permeability of Various Concretes...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0325-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0325-2
...' durability. A model for rock deterioration is presented, based on expansion and contraction during wetting-drying and warming-cooling cycles. carbonate rocks aggregate adsorption thermal expansion durability freeze-thaw water clay silica alumina building materials p. p. Hudec' Durability...