SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1989

Vapor Transport Characteristics of Mineral Fiber Insulation from Heat Flow Meter Measurements


Two empirical Coefficients are identified to represent water vapor transport through fibrous insulation, in the presence of a thermal gradient. These coefficients are determined from heat flow meter measurements.

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Kumaran, MK
Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Developed by Committee: C16
Pages: 19–27
DOI: 10.1520/STP22954S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5094-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1254-4