Workmanship and Rain Penetration of Masonry Walls

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338182
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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Practice Note, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
ISSN0701-5216
Volume16
Pages6
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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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Qualite d'execution et penetration de la pluie dans les murs de maçonnerie
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IdentifierBPN-16
NRC number729
NPARC number20338182
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-05-09
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