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Drying Kinetics in Building Materials and Components

The Interface Influence

Authors: Delgado, João, Azevedo, António C., Guimarães, Ana S.

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This work presents an extensive experimental characterisation of two different ceramic brick blocks with different interface, at different heights, during the drying process. First, a laboratory characterization of the building material used (ceramic bricks and different mortars) is presented, showing their hygrothermal, mechanical and thermal properties, namely, bulk porosity and density, water vapour permeability, capillary absorption, retention curve, moisture diffusivity as a function of moisture content and thermal conductivity. Moreover, the moisture transfer in multi-layered systems was analysed in detail taking into account the interface contact between the building elements.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Drying Kinetics in Building Materials and Components
Book Subtitle
The Interface Influence
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-31860-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-31860-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-31859-8
Series ISSN
2191-530X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 62
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