Vapor transport characteristics of mineral fiber insulation from heat flow meter measurements

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Proceedings titleASTM Special Technical Publication
ConferenceWater Vapor Transmission through Building Materials and Systems : Mechanisms and Measurement : Symposium: 10 December 1987, Bal Harbour, Fl, USA
ISSN0066-0558
ISBN0-8031-1254-8
Volume1039
Pages1927; # of pages: 9
Subjectthermal insulation; humidity transfer; thermal flow; fibrous insulation; thermal gradient; vapor transport; heat flux; transport characteristics; water vapor transmission; Hygrothermal properties; Fibre; isolation thermique; transfert d'humidité; flux thermique
AbstractTwo empirical coefficients are identified to represent water vapor transport through fibrous insulation, in the presence of a thermal gradient. These coefficients are determined from heat flow meter measurements.
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PublisherPhiladelphia, PA. : The American Society for Testing and Materials
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierIRC-P-1613
NRC number30889
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NPARC number20375357
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