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Physical and Hygrothermal Material Properties

  • J. M. P. Q. Delgado
  • Ana Sofia Guimarães
  • António C. Azevedo
  • Romilde A. Oliveira
  • Fernando A. N. Silva
  • Carlos W. A. P. Sobrinho
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Abstract

The geometrical characteristics of the clay blocks, i.e.,, their shape and manufacturing dimensions, must meet the tolerances provided:
  • Face measures—Effective dimensions;

  • The thickness of the septa and external walls of the blocks;

  • Deviation from the square (D);

  • Face plane (F);

  • Gross area (Ab).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. P. Q. Delgado
    • 1
  • Ana Sofia Guimarães
    • 1
  • António C. Azevedo
    • 1
  • Romilde A. Oliveira
    • 2
  • Fernando A. N. Silva
    • 2
  • Carlos W. A. P. Sobrinho
    • 1
  1. 1.CONSTRUCT-LFC, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringCatholic University of PernambucoRecifeBrazil

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