Weathering of organic building materials

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-117
Physical description6 p.
Subjectweathering; organic materials; Hygrothermal properties
AbstractThe composition of organic compounds and the types used in building materials are briefly reviewed. The main elements of weather -- radiation, moisture, heat and gases -- are described and their individual actions on organic materials discussed. The additional effect from combined weather factors is illustrated.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Altération des matériaux organiques de construction due à l'atmosphère
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-977
NPARC number20324953
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Record identifier7e271b1e-b48e-4bc4-ab55-c85823686c09
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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