Volume 6, Issue 2 (March 1978)

    Measurement of Linear Expansion in Bricks Due to Freezing

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    A linear extensometer is described that can be used to measure expansions resulting from freezing in saturated porous inorganic building materials. Typical freezing curves illustrate reversible and irreversible expansions. The procedure may have application as a simple test method for assessing the durability of bricks or other porous inorganic building materials.


    Author Information:

    Davison, JI
    Research officer, Division of Building Research, National Research Council of Canada, Atlantic Regional Station, Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Sereda, PJ
    Head, Building Materials Section, Division of Building Research, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario


    Stock #: JTE10933J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE10933J

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    Title Measurement of Linear Expansion in Bricks Due to Freezing
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    Committee C15