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Rain and air penetration performance of concrete blockwork

A. J. Rathbone

Rain and air penetration performance of concrete blockwork

by A. J. Rathbone

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Published by Cement and Concrete Association in Wexham Springs, Slough .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concrete -- Testing,
  • Concrete blocks,
  • Concrete -- Permeability

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 34.

    StatementA.J. Rathbone.
    SeriesTechnical report / Cement and Concrete Association -- 553, Technical reports (Cement and Concrete Association) -- 553
    ContributionsCement and Concrete Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA440 R3 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18931039M
    ISBN 100721012612

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Title: Tests Of The Resistance Of Concrete Masonry Walls To The Penetration Of Rain Author(s): R. Copeland and C. Carlson Publication: Journal Proceedings Volume: 32 Issue: 3 Appears on pages(s): Keywords: none Date: 3/1/ Abstract: Leaky masonry walls persist today as one of the most perplexing problems in the construction of masonry structures.

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