Drying and Wetting of Building Materials and Components by J.M.P.Q. DelgadoDrying and Wetting of Building Materials and Components by J.M.P.Q. Delgado

Drying and Wetting of Building Materials and Components

byJ.M.P.Q. Delgado

Hardcover | July 9, 2014

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This book, Drying and Wetting of Building Materials and Components, provides a collection of recent contributions in the field of drying and wetting in porous building materials.
The main benefit of the book is that it discusses some of the most important topics related to the drying and wetting processes, namely, innovations and trends in drying science and technology, drying mechanism and theory, equipment, advanced modelling, complex simulation and experimentation. At the same time, these topics will be going to the encounter of a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines.
The book is divided in several chapters that intend to be a resume of the current state of knowledge for benefit of professional colleagues.
Title:Drying and Wetting of Building Materials and ComponentsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:215 pagesPublished:July 9, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:331904530X

ISBN - 13:9783319045306

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Table of Contents

Air Drying Technologies Applied to Buildings Treatment.- Moisture Transfer Kinetics in Building Materials and Components: Modeling, Experimental data and Simulation.- Wetting and Drying of Building Materials Applied to External Surfaces.- Pore Structure Parameters and Drying Rates of Building Materials.- Setting and drying of bio-based building materials.- Modelling of Wetting and Drying Cycles in Building Structures.- A review of Drying Theory and Modelling Approaches.- Cost Effective and Energy Efficient Control of Indoor Humidity in Buildings with Hygroscopic Building Materials and Desiccants in the HVAC System.- Condensation Risk of Mechanically Attached Roof Systems in Cold Climate Zones.