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[A report on tests of full scale brick veneer/steel stud walls to determine strength and rain penetration characteristics]: NH18-1/394-1990E-PDF

“The design, construction and physical testing of five full scale (2.75 m x 5.2 m) brick veneer rain screen wall specimens are reported. Also, the documentation of the design and fabrication of a new test apparatus and of the development of test procedures are major components of the report. The test program included sequences of air pressure loading stages both with and without simulated rain to establish both the structural and rain penetration performance of the test walls. The test walls included four brick veneer/steel stud specimens and one brick veneer/concrete block specimen. Additional tests were performed on bricks, mortar and masonry assemblages to define relevant characteristics"--Abstract, p. v.

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Title [A report on tests of full scale brick veneer/steel stud walls to determine strength and rain penetration characteristics]
Series Title Research report
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Imperfect: cov. and/or t.p. are missing from this digitized edition. "Part 5 of the McMaster University laboratory test program on brick veneer/steel stud wall systems"--Cf. cov. of print ed.
Date [1990]
Number of Pages x, 280 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • NH18-1/394-1990E-PDF
Subject Terms Construction materials, Design, Testing