Moisture Absorption Curves for Building Materials

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338320
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Translation (National Research Council of Canada); no. NRC-TT-747
ISSN0077-5606
Physical description12 p.
Subjectbuilding materials; water absorption; swelling; Hygrothermal properties; matériau de construction; absorption d'eau; gonflement
AbstractThe absorption of moisture by building materials is of great interest in Canadian construction practice because of the tendency of almost all such materials to swell to some extent, as their moisture content increases. The forces developed when different elements of a building swell to different extents have all too often been responsible for damage, often severe, to structural and finishing components.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-796
NPARC number20338320
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Record identifiere0340765-c75b-4270-b1f4-e6398d86d1a0
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-06-29
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