STP373: A Radiometric Method for Determination of Moisture in Brick Walls

    Rossinski, B.
    Professor, engineers, Ecole Polytechnique, Lodz,

    Przedecki, T.
    Professor, engineers, Ecole Polytechnique, Lodz,

    Stachowicz, Z.
    Professor, engineers, Ecole Polytechnique, Lodz,

    Pages: 10    Published: Jan 1965


    The experimental work described in this paper was based on the Compton effect for the scattering of gamma radiation. For measurements one used a set of apparatus provided with a probe to measure density and a counter with a feeder from an accumulator. A 5 mc cesium isotop (Cs-137) was the source of radiation. The research comprised the calibration of probe, building of an experimental wall in a sheet iron, and systematic measurements during the humidification by electroosmosis. As a result of the experiments one obtained lists of relations between radiation intensity and time, moisture and time, and radiation intensity and moisture.

    Paper ID: STP47131S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E07.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP47131S

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