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Editors: Sophie G. Doyle
Book Description:
The durability of a building construction material is defined as "the ability of a product to maintain its required performance over a given or long time, under the influence of foreseeable actions." Therefore, depending on the intended use of the product and its service conditions, the durability can be a serious problem from both a technological and economic point of view. Also discussed in this book is an experimental analysis of the behavior of timber-framed walls used as main bearing capacity elements in the construction of prefabricated timber structures. The design of energy efficient buildings; and the characterization of advanced structural materials by acoustic emission indices is also examined.
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Chapter 1 - Criteria for Laboratory Studies on Fine Soils Treated with Lime pp 1-36
Authors / Editors: (Bernardo Celauro, Clara Celauro, Universitŕ degli Studi di Palermo, Italy)

Chapter 2 - Characterization of Advanced Structural Materials by Acoustic Emission Indices pp 37-70
Authors / Editors: (D.G. Aggelis, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 3 - Applications of Polymeric Treatments in Improving Building Construction Materials Durability pp 79-98
Authors / Editors: (Paola Scarfano, Loredana Incarnato, Department of Chemical and Food Engineering, University of Salerno, Fisciano, SA, Italy, and others)

Chapter 4 - Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Construction Lifecycle Management pp 99-118
Authors / Editors: (Yusuf Arayici, Ghassan Aouad, School of the Built Environment, The University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom)

Chapter 5 - Acoustics Performance of Buildings: Measurements and Simulations of Facade Sound Insulation, Sound Insulation between Rooms and Impact Sound Insulation pp 119-158
Authors / Editors: (Paulo Henrique Trombetta Zannin, David Queiroz de Sant`Ana, Paulo Eduardo Kirrian Fiedler, Fernando Bunn, LAAICA, Laboratory of Environmental and Industrial Acoustics and Acoustic Comfort, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil)

Chapter 6 - Types of Sustainable Building Design and Evaluation Tools pp 159-178
Authors / Editors: (M.C. Ruiz, Transport and Projects Technology and Processes Department, School of Industrial and Telecommunication Engineers, University of Cantabria, Spain)

Chapter 7 - Impact of Brazil Nut Effect on Concrete’s Structure and its Engineering Properties pp 179-194
Authors / Editors: (P. Stroeven, H. He, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, Stevinweg, Delft, the Netherlands)

Chapter 9 - Mechanical Study of Metallic Targets Impacted by Metallic Rods: Analysis of Industrial Risk pp 211-232
Authors / Editors: (A.Mébarki, R. Ami Saada, Q.B. Nguyen, F. Mercier, F. Meftah, M. Reimeringer, Université Paris-Est, Laboratoire Modélisation et Simulation Multi Echelle,Descartes, Marne-La-Vallée, France, and others)

Chapter 10 - Raman Spectroscopy: Application to Cementitious Systems pp 233-244
Authors / Editors: (Sagrario Martínez-Ramírez, Lucia Fernández-Carrasco, Instituto de Estructura de la Materia (CSIC), C/Serrano 121, 28006 Madrid Spain, and others)
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Chapter 11 - Designing Energy Efficient Buildings: A Methodological Approach Based on Computer Simulation pp 245-269
Authors / Editors: (Paulo Filipe de Almeida Ferreira Tavares, Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Gomes Martins, Electrical Engineering Dept., Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, and others)

   Series:
      Construction Materials and Engineering
      Materials Science and Technologies
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 2nd quarter
   Pages: 277.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-211-4
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