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eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2023
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7737-6
... to zirconium alloy material understanding for improvement of their LWR performance are presented. Because the continued use of zirconium alloys in the nuclear industry is related to the survival and expansion of nuclear power, factors critical for the expansion of nuclear power are also discussed...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7680-5
... An air barrier system is the combination of interconnected materials, assemblies, sealed joints, and components of the building enclosure that control airflow between conditioned and unconditioned spaces or between spaces that are conditioned differently. For it to perform its intended function...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7688-1
... In 2013, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) began a long-term roof aging program to study how the wind uplift resistance, hail impact, and fire performance of asphalt shingle roof assemblies changes with age and exposure to the natural environment. The program examines...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7688-1
... The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) began testing the wind uplift performance of asphalt shingles in 2011. Self-sealing asphalt shingles have a temperature-activated sealant strip that adheres the bottom surface of a shingle to the top surface of the shingle beneath...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7089-6
... Oxidation stability plays a critical role in the performance and durability of lubricants and fuels. The mechanism of oxidation and methods to control oxidation are reviewed. The key additives used to control oxidation are alkylated diphenylamines, hindered phenolics, sulfurized compounds, zinc...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2017
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7647-8
... The knowledge base on the topic of hygrothermal performance of building assemblies is as varied as it is vast. Although generally agreeing at the level of fundamental building science principles, this knowledge base can differ substantially in assumptions, analysis methodology, degree...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2016
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7633-1
... Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) typically have been used for industrial material handling since the 1950s. In the years following, U.S. and European safety standards have been evolving to protect nearby workers. However, no performance standards have been developed for AGV systems. In our view...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3417-1
... to provoke the further development and documentation of installation techniques for a wide array of wall-window combinations that are not yet addressed in ASTM E2112. windows walls performance risk energy efficiency durability water performance design loads glass structural performance code...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3426-3
... Joint sealants influence decisively the performance and service life of pavements although they account for only a small fraction of the total investment. Motivated by the damages observed and the resulting, increasing maintenance efforts, the Federal German Government recognizes the need...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3418-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3418-8
... This paper addresses a case study in which a contemporary, high-performance glass curtain wall and a composite metal panel cladding system were installed over an existing failed 1960s masonry wall with aluminum windows. In addition to consideration of the typical performance requirements for air...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7503-7
... In spite of the broad popularity of ice hockey, little has been done to characterize the performance of pucks or sticks used in play. Data representative of play conditions is particularly lacking. A high speed impact test was developed to measure the puck impact force and coefficient...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2008
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3493-5
... oxidative degradation is also given. turbine oil oxidation power generation antioxidant performance Peter W. R. Smith1 Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 4, No. 3 Paper ID JAI100466 Available online at www.astm.org Modern Turbine Oil Oxidation Performance Limits Meeting and Measuring Them...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0-8031-4508-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-4508-5
... materials and did so offering performance warranties of 25 to 50 years duration. The authors have investigated and tested eleven of these artificial shakes and slates manufactured by nine manufacturers. Hundreds of roofs have been examined in more than 20 states. Some products failed before the installation...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3414-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3414-0
... The fatigue resistance of sealed joints to relative story displacement movements caused by earthquakes was studied experimentally and analytically, and the new joint design method was proposed, providing adequate sealed joint performance over the joint's service life. First, the story drift R...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3481-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3481-2
... of sensors. The test results confirmed many previously cited advantages of using flowable fill as pipe backfill material and also showed that some potential problems could be overcome easily. Finite element analysis simulated the field performance of the flexible pipe-flowable fill system reasonably well...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3480-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3480-5
... Despite recent progress to develop a performance-based specification for bituminous sealants applied to asphalt concrete (AC) roadways and runways, a performance-based specification for cold-applied joint sealants for Portland cement concrete (PCC) aprons, taxiways, and parking areas has yet...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3473-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3473-7
... of exercise. Its effectiveness as an ergogenic aid remains controversial, since most studies with favorable results have been on stationary cycles in laboratory settings, as opposed to “on the field” or “on the ice” performance. Furthermore, creatine's efficacy is limited to the anaerobic (all-out sprint...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3473-8
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3473-7
... Studying goalies, who play a key position in hockey requires examining psychophysiologic variables and their relationship to performance during games when the outcome is important [ 15 ]. This investigation tested all three aspects of emotion (subjective, physiologic changes, and performance...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3457-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3457-7
... The facades of contemporary buildings clad with dimension stone buildings all too often perform poorly, compared with the walls of much older buildings; despite they're being developed with computers and assembled using space-age parts. At the same time, structures using centuries-old methods...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2896-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2896-5
... An extensive study was conducted to determine the performance of weathering steel tubular utility structures. Utilization of weathering steel started more than 30 years ago and has slowly grown as some utilities realized it was a viable alternative to conventional protective coatings such as hot...