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, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 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
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number7354
NPARC number20338071
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-05-23
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