Rain Penetration and Design Detail for Masonry Walls

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338120
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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Practice Note, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
ISSN0701-5216
Volume13
Pages8
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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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: La Penetration de la Pluie et les Details de Conception des Murs de Maçonnerie
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IdentifierBPN-13
NRC number723
NPARC number20338120
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Record identifier48b59924-c215-4e48-b43d-1dbe73fd9b06
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-05-09
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