Research in Building Physics: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Building Physics, Leuven, Belgium, 14-18 September 2003

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J. Carmeliet, H. Hens, G. Vermeir
CRC Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 1036 pages
This text provides a broad view of the research performed in building physics at the start of the 21st century. The focus of this conference was on combined heat and mass flow in building components, performance-based design of building enclosures, energy use in buildings, sustainable construction, users' comfort and health, and the urban micro-climate.
 

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Table of Contents
1. Building Materials
* 1.1. Moisture Buffering
* 1.2 Hygrothermal Properties
* 1.3 Salt Transport
* 1.4 Experimental Procedures
* 1.5 Degradation and Durability
* 1.6 Vacuum Insulation Panels
2. Building Envelopes
* 2.1 Envelope Systems
* 2.2 Double Facades and Window
* 2.3 Walls
* 2.4 Roofs
* 2.5 Sub-grade
3. Whole Buildings
* 3.1 Building Engineering
* 3.2 Whole Building HAM
* 3.3 Energy
* 3.4 Ventilation and Air Leakage
4. Indoor Environment
* 4.1 Thermal Comfort
* 4.2 Daylighting and Acoustics
* 4.3 Indoor Air Quality
5. Outdoor Environment
* 5.1 Climate Change and Sustainable Design
* 5.2 Wind Driven Rain
* 5.3 Weather and Buildings
 

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Advances in daylighting and artificial lighting
11
Thermal and hygric properties of lime plasters with pozzolonic admixtures for historical buildings
27
Quantifying time dependent moisture storage and transport properties
43
Application of ANN in hygrothermal modelling of building materials
59
J Komulainen X Lu H Hakkarainen A WeckstrŲm M Viljanen S Liukkonen
77
R G Williams R P
96
J Toman J DrchalovŠ J PoděbradskŠ R Cerny P RovnanikovŠ
109
A procedure to determine the design value of thermal conductivity of thermal insulation materials
115
Hygric material properties of porous building materials
217
Determination of moisture surface transfer coefficients under transient conditions
233
Alternative methods for measuring moisture transfer coefficients of building materials
249
Assessment of the durability of marble cladding by laboratory exposure compared to natural exposure
267
Deterioration mechanism of stone and earthen walls in historical village of Hokkaido
283
A laboratory study of the efficiency of a hydrophobic treatment of cracked porous
301
K R Liso B Time T Kvande E J Forland
319
a parameter to optimize the distribution of thermal resistance
335

assessment of their performance
135
Xray attenuation technique for the analysis of moisture flow in porous building materials
151
Moisture transport in wood exposed to a temperature gradient results from experiments
169
Do standardised plaster systems also show standardised hygric behaviour?
183
Water retention transfer functions of ceramic bricks of the Dresden building stock
197
A method to determine the moisture buffering effect of structures during diurnal
353
Rising damp in historical buildings
369
R Djebbar D van Reenen M K Kumaran H Ruan
389
a methodology to account for timedependent heat conduction
407
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