Performance of Exterior Building Walls

    Johnson PG
    Published: 2003

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    Get the latest information on testing, analysis, development, and design of exterior building wall systems. 20 peer-reviewed papers examine a broad spectrum of topics, including:

    • Product Development

    • Code Issues

    • Seismic Considerations

    • Wind Evaluation

    • Methods to Predict Condensation

    • Current Standards and Future Considerations

    • And More!

    This publication is a valuable resource for architects, engineers, contractors, those involved in materials testing and development, and educators in architectural and engineering departments.

    Table of Contents

    Meeting of Minds—Architect, Contractor, and Owner, The Subtle Process of Communication
    Pierce W.

    Ambiguities, Changes, and Contradictions in Building Wall Literature
    Faith B., Kudder R., Lies K.

    Wind Load Design and Performance Testing of Exterior Walls: Current Standards and Future Considerations
    Prevatt D.

    The Use of Wind Tunnels to Assist in Cladding Design for Buildings
    Conley G., Kilpatrick J., Williams C.

    The Importance of Studying Exemplars when Designing Stone Facades
    Lewis M., McDonald W.

    “Building a Better Wall System”; The Application of ASTM E 2099 “Standard Practice for the Specification and Evaluation of Pre-Construction Laboratory Mockups of Exterior Wall Systems”
    Kaskel B., Wegener T.

    A Detailing Method for Improving Leakage Prevention of Exterior Wall Weatherproofing
    Bateman R.

    Connectivity of the Air Barrier and Building Envelope System: Materials, Process, and Quality Assurance
    Day K.

    Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Anchored Brick Veneer Walls
    Aliaari M., Hamid A., Memari A.

    Determination of Poisson's Ratio of Silicone Sealants from Ultrasonic and Tensile Measurements
    Descamps P., Wolf A.

    When Does it Become a Leak? A Case Study
    Keranen T.

    Evaluation of the Condensation Index Rating as Determined using the Proposed Testing Method in the NFRC 500 Draft Procedure
    Baker J., Curcija D., Shah B., Wise D.

    A New Protocol for the Inspection and Testing of Building Envelope Air Barrier Systems
    Boyle B., Knight K., Phillips B.

    Overview of ASTM MNL 40, Moisture Analysis and Condensation Control in Building Envelopes
    Trechsel H.

    A Verification Method for Prevention of Penetration of Moisture to Prove Compliance of Performance-Based Building Codes
    Benge C.

    Stucco Cladding — Lessons Learned from Problematic Facades
    Ruggiero S., Spagna F.

    Panelized Wall Construction: Design, Testing, and Construction Procedures
    Jasinski L., Lindow E.

    A Wall System that Inherently Satisfies Proposed NEHRP Seismic Design Provisions for Architectural Glass
    Behr R., Wulfert H.

    A Basic Guide to Minimize Sealant Joint Failures in Exterior Building Walls
    Erdly J., Gensel R.

    Selected Performance Characteristics of a Dual Purpose 100% Acrylic Polymer-Based Coating that Performs as Both a Weather Resistive Component for Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS), and as an Adhesive for Attachment of the Insulation Board
    Konopka K., McKelvey J., O'Brien M., Rimmer J.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E06

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1422-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5474-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3457-7

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