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  • Comparative study of meteorological data analysis tools based on Sousse climate 

    Coloma Picó, Eloi; Abdelmajid, El Jemni; Benzarti, Ghedas Habiba (2016-06-18)
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    Due to lack of meteorological data of several locations, so designers select a Typical Year Weather data which is close to study location. But this method gives incorrect prediction of climatic design condition ...
  • Thermal simulation using BIM a case study: Tunisian traditional dwelling 

    Coloma Picó, Eloi; Jemni, Adel; Benzarti, Halima (2015-07-22)
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    Traditional architecture is adapted to the cultural and climatic environment. It was able to respond to the conditions of minimal comfort of its inhabitants. This architecture contains centuries of knowledge to encourage ...
  • Visual grading and structural properties assessment of large cross - section Pinus radiata D. Don timber 

    Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín; Arriaga Martitegui, Francisco; Íñiguez-González, Guillermo; Hermoso Prieto, Eva; Mateo Campos, Raquel (2016)
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    Open Access
    The use of large cross-section timber for structural purposes has increased in Spain, and knowledge of its properties is strategically necessary. The Spanish visual strength-grading standard UNE 56544 (2011) efficiency ...
  • Classifying system for façades and anomalies 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2016-02)
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    Open Access
    Façades play an important role in buildings’ energy demand, and their state of conservation obviously influences thermal performance. The energy performance gap in existing residential buildings due to façade conservation ...
  • I Congrés Litúrgic de Montserrat: vincle entre litúrgia, arquitectura i art 

    Gómez Val, Ricardo; Jané Areny, Bartomeu (2016-03-01)
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  • Eficiència energètica i valors patrimonials: conflictes i solucions 

    Dotor Navarro, Alicia; González Moreno-Navarro, Jose Luis; Olona Casas, Joan; Onecha Pérez, Ana Belén (Col·legi d'Aparelladors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers d'Edificació de Barcelona (CAATEEB), 2013)
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  • Study of fresh and hardening process properties of gypsum with three different PCM inclusion methods 

    Serrano, Susana; Barreneche, Camila; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Fernández, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Lluïsa F (2015)
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    Gypsum has two important states (fresh and hardened states), and the addition of phase change materials (PCM) can vary the properties of the material. Many authors have extensively studied properties in the hardened state; ...
  • Single layer mortars with microencapsulated PCM: study of physical and thermal properties, and fire behaviour 

    Serrano, Susana; Bosch González, Montserrat; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Cabeza Fabra, Luisa F.; Fernández, Ana Inés (2016-01-01)
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    Open Access
    tPhase change materials are a promising strategy to reduce energy consumption in a wide range of appli-cations including the building sector. Many studies have been done to evaluate the impact of PCM onthermal properties ...
  • Mechanical properties of mortars containing recycled ceramic as a fine aggregate replacement 

    Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Corral Higuera, Ramón (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2015-12-31)
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    Open Access
    We study the behavior of mortars where 0%, 10%, 20%, 30%, 50% and 100% of their original natural sand was replaced by ceramic sand in a search of potential new building materials that will help to conserve natural resources ...
  • Relationship between the c/a proportion and properties in fresh state of mortars containing recycled ceramic aggregate 

    Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Mendivil Escalante, José M. (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (the IRED), 2015-10-30)
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    In the search for alternative solutions for the recycling of ceramic waste from both of the industry as the demolition and as contribution to the conservation of the environment, treatment of this waste is being implemented ...

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