Rain penetration and design detail for masonry walls

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338120
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 13
ISSN0701-5216
Physical description8 p.
Subjectwalls; rain penetration; masonry products; masonry work; architectural design; Masony walls; Moisture performance
AbstractThe causes and the mechanism of rain penetration of masonry walls are described. The rain resistance of solid masonry walls and cavity walls is discussed. Design detail and quality of workmanship influence the resistance of wall to rain penetration.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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  • La pénétration de la pluie et les détails de conception des murs de maçonnerie
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-723
NPARC number20338120
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Record identifier48b59924-c215-4e48-b43d-1dbe73fd9b06
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-07-06
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