Precast concrete walls : problems with conventional design

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-93
ISSN0008-3097
Physical description5 p.
Subjectprecast concrete panels; water; surface condensation; sandwich panels; rain penetration; humidity transfer; glasses (materials); breakage; Concrete
AbstractSome problems that have developed in walls which incorporate precast panels in the conventional manner are described. The underlying causes are explained and shown to be linked to a basically faulty concept of wall design.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Murs préfabriqués en béton difficultées créées par leur tracé habituel
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-959
NPARC number20325252
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Record identifierab50d45d-fbd0-4755-8961-0a780a404a81
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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