Effects of Freezing Brick Masonry at an Early Age

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338071
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-213
Physical description7 p.
SubjectBrick; Masonry
AbstractTo prevent reduction in the quality of masonry due to freezing at an early age, many specifications and codes of practice for brick masonry construction require that the temperature of the masonry be maintained above freezing for some time (usually at least 48 hours) after the brickwork is constructed to permit it to achieve resistance to damage before being frozen.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7354
NPARC number20338071
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Record identifier7158cceb-0c19-45fa-83e9-27cc48b89d96
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-06-29
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