A survey of some problems with brick masonry buildings

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20386113
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 2
ISSN0701-5216
Physical description21 p.
Subjectbrickwork; residential facilities; leakages; building failures; spallings; Brick; Masonry
AbstractBecause reports had been received by DBR/NRC that problems had developed in the brick masonry walls of a variety of apartment and other residential buildings, arrangements were made for the authors to examine some of them in an endeavour to determine the causes. Visits to the buildings were carried out in the spring of 1975, and this Note records the observations made; it also attempts to provide an explanation for the difficulties experienced.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-1305
NPARC number20386113
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Record identifier25785076-792c-48e6-af82-d996860a76ec
Record created2012-07-25
Record modified2017-09-26
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