Water Transport in Brick, Stone and Concrete

    Volume 25, Issue 1 (June 2003)

    ISSN: 0149-6123

    CODEN: CCAOAD

    Page Count: 1


    Nokken, MR
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

    (Received 3 February 2003; accepted 24 April 2003)

    Abstract

    In the deterioration of porous building materials, one could say that water is the root of all evil. This book covers the topic of water transport as few have with a focus on flow in commonly used construction materials. There are numerous books concerning flow through porous media, the majority of which are related to groundwater transport through soil. Certainly the extensive work done in the areas of soil physics and petroleum engineering form a sound theoretical basis. The authors draw on this knowledge and refine it to peculiarities encountered with waters interaction with brick, stone, and concrete.


    Paper ID: CCA10518J

    DOI: 10.1520/CCA10518J

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    Title Water Transport in Brick, Stone and Concrete
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    Committee C01