All First Looks


    Case Study Repair of Shadow Box Spandrel Condensation

    The Richmond Civic Center Complex: How Building Rehabilitation Can Help Save the World by Reducing Costs, Waste and Preserving Our Past

    Building Walls Subject to Water Intrusion and Accumulation: Lessons from the Past and Recommendations for the Future

    Value Analysis of Building Enclosure Systems—Problems and Solutions

    Stone Cladding Joint Treatment Conundrum: Sealant or Mortar

    Dimensional Stability Considerations in Spray Polyurethane Foam Air Barriers

    Water Leakage Testing of Glass and Metal Curtain Walls

    Evaluation of the Potential for Corrosion, Mold Growth, and Moisture Accumulation within Typical Brick Veneer Wall Assemblies Designed per 2006 International Energy Code in a Mixed Humid Climate

    The High Costs of Minimum Quality Cement Plaster (Stucco) Assemblies: A Performance Case Study from California

    Utilizing a Modified AAMA 501.1 Dynamic Wind Generation to Simulate Wind-Driven Rain in Windows, Curtain Walls, Architectural Metal Walls, Masonry, EIFS, and Concrete Facades

    Flood Damage-Resistant Materials: Research and Evaluation

    Effect of Hydride Distribution on the Mechanical Properties of Zirconium-Alloy Fuel Cladding and Guide Tubes

    Effect of Sn on Corrosion Mechanisms in Advanced Zr-Cladding for Pressurised Water Reactors

    Effect of Alloying Elements on Hydrogen Pickup in Zirconium Alloys

    Microstructure and Properties of a Three-Layer Nuclear Fuel Cladding Prototype Containing Erbium as a Neutronic Burnable Poison

    Influence of Sn on Deformation Mechanisms During Room Temperature Compression of Binary Zr–Sn Alloys

    Impact of Iron in M5™

    Hydriding Induced Corrosion Failures in BWR Fuel

    Thermodynamics of Zr Alloys: Application to Heterogeneous Materials

    Effect of Hydrogen on Dimensional Changes of Zirconium and the Influence of Alloying Elements: First-Principles and Classical Simulations of Point Defects, Dislocation Loops, and Hydrides

    Experimental Comparison of the Behavior of E110 and E110G Claddings at High Temperature

    Corrosion, Dimensional Stability and Microstructure of VVER-1000 E635 Alloy FA Components at Burnups up to 72 MWday/kgU

    Software Tools for a Materials Testing Curriculum

    Application of Automation Methods for Nonlinear Fracture Test Analysis

    Evaluation of Fracture Toughness Test Methods for Linepipe Steels2

    In-Plane Biaxial Fatigue Testing Machine Powered by Linear Iron-Core Motors

    Improving the Insulating Value of Brick with Pore Forming Agents

    Recent Changes to ASTM Specification C90 and Impact on Concrete Masonry Unit Technology

    Evaluating Manufacturing and Installation Practices of Adhered Manufactured Stone Veneer to Optimize Product Performance and Appearance

    Success and Failure in Applying ASTM Standards to the Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Historic Masonry Structures—A Case Study

    Effects of a Finely Ground Aggregate on the Behavior of Cement—Lime Mortars

    Use of Nanoparticles in Cold Weather Masonry Construction

    Changing Faces: Examining the Evolution of the Masonry Facade

    Compressive Strength Testing of Concrete Paving Units: Research on Configuration of Tested Specimens and Effects of Variables in Specimen Capping

    Feasibility Study on Replacing Steam by Carbon Dioxide for Concrete Masonry Units Curing

    Carbonation of Dolomitic Type S Lime-Based Masonry Mortars

    Development of a New Test Method for Determining the Surface Infiltration Rate of Permeable Unit Pavement Systems

    A Test Method to Identify the Onset of Freeze-Thaw Deterioration in Masonry

    Effect of Internal Curing on Freeze–Thaw Durability of Dry-Cast Concrete Segmental Retaining Wall Units and Solid Interlocking Concrete Paving Units

    Performance Comparison of Non-Aqueous Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

    Phosphate Ester-based Fluid Specific Resistance: Effects of Outside Contamination and Improvement Using Novel Media

    Property and Performance Evaluation of Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluids

    Thirty-Seven Years of Fleet Operating and Maintenance Experience Using Phosphate Ester Fluids for Bearing Lubrication in Gas-Turbine/Turbo-Compressor Applications

    Anhydrous Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids Using Polyalkylene Glycols

    Carboxylate Based Coolant With Superior Oxidation Stability

    The Effect of Long-Term Intermittent Service on Elastomers in Aqueous Engine Coolants

    The Effects of Residual Controlled Atmospheric Brazing Flux on Engine Coolants

    Development of Glycerin (1,2,3-propanetriol)-based Antifreeze With Advanced Nitrite-Free Carboxylate Inhibitors for Light-, Medium-, and Heavy-Duty Engine Cooling Systems

    Non-Aqueous Coolant Perspectives

    Protocol for Evaluating the Compatibility of Engine Coolants

    Investigation of the Effects of Mixtures of Dissimilar Engine Coolant Inhibitor Chemistries on Automotive Water Pump Durability

    Improved Aluminum Passivation for Heavy-Duty Coolants

    Integration of Nano-Fluids into Commercial Antifreeze Concentrates With ASTM D15 Corrosion Testing

    Development of Extended Life Coolant Technologies—Past, Present, and Future