Stability and durability of masonry materials

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Journal titleJournal, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Subjectdurability; stresses; masonry products; expansion contraction; dimensional stability; Masonry; durabilité; contrainte (mécanique); produit à maconner; dilatation contraction; stabilité dimensionnelle
AbstractAttention is drawn to a number of pertinent properties and characteristics of building materials which the designer may presently consider usefully, as well as to a number of other considerations with which little guidance can yet be given. Water is seen to be the great complicating factor which must be studied and understood in dealing with many problems involving stability and durability of building materials.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number3753
NPARC number20331586
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