Proceedings pro112 : International RILEM Conference Materials Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering 2016 (MSSCE 2016) on Moisture in Materials and Structures
|Title: International RILEM Conference Materials Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering 2016 (MSSCE 2016) on Moisture in Materials and Structures
Edited by Kurt Kielsgaard Hansen, Carsten Rode and Lars-Olof Nilsson
Publication date: 2016
This volume contains the proceedings of the MSSCE 2016 conference segment on “Moisture in Materials and Structures”. The conference segment is organized by the Moisture Research Centre, Lund, Sweden and the RILEM technical committee TC 248-MMB: Methods of Measuring Moisture in Building Materials and Structures. TC 248-MMB started activities in 2012 and has about 30 members from all over the world. The main objective of the committee is to improve and disseminate knowledge related to moisture measurement in construction materials in various scientific and industrial applications, to quantify uncertainties in various methods, to facilitate meetings between researchers working in the field of moisture measurements in different materials and applications, and to give best practices and recommendations for researchers and/or practitioners.
The present conference segment deals with theory, modeling, and results from experimental investigations with relation to moisture in building materials and structures. The topics covered include water absorption, water vapour permeability, gas permeability in moist materials, drying, moisture distribution, moisture penetration through ceilings, salt transport, degradation, moisture damages, moisture transport models, moisture monitoring, electrical investigation for moisture assessment, moisture flux through cracks, nondestructive measurements, hydrophobic impregnation, hygrothermal behavior and damp-proofing. Most of these topics have relation to the aforementioned RILEM technical committee 248-MMB. The conference segment is attended by more than 35 presenters from university, industry and practice. Hopefully, it will contribute to synthesis of research on and promotion of knowledge transfer from academia to practice. All contributions have been peer reviewed.
The event “Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering 2016”, 15-29 August 2016, Lyngby, Denmark, is scientifically sponsored by RILEM. The event is hosted by the Department of Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark and is financially sponsored by a number of independent foundations and organizations.
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