Interface Influence During the Wetting Process
As it was previously said moisture damage is one of the most important pathological causes of building materials and components. A moisture measuring device based on a non-destructive method of gamma rays attenuation allows measuring this damage to broaden concepts in building physics related to moisture transfer; study the influence of the interface between layers in moisture transfer; analyse the influence of gravity on absorption and drying of different types of building materials; study the kinetics of absorption and drying of walls of one or more layers; analyse the importance of the temperature gradient in the movement of moisture; and calculate the coefficient of water diffusivity of some building materials, etc.
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