Workmanship and rain penetration of masonry walls

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338182
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 16
ISSN0701-5216
Physical description6 p.
Subjectrain penetration; masons; masonry work; masonry construction; properties of materials; quality control; Masony walls; Moisture performance
AbstractGood workmanship in masonry construction is difficult to define because of the many variables involved. A knowledge of the philosophy behind the design and of the properties of the materials selected for the project will help the mason achieve a standard of workmanship that will result in a masonry wall capable of resisting rain penetration.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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  • Qualité d'exécution et pénétration de la pluie dans les murs de maçonnerie
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-729
NPARC number20338182
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Record identifier43515d15-3020-4789-9df6-9e4661d01297
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-07-06
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