Browsing by Subject "Building materials -- Service life"
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(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09)
Open AccessEl complejo comportamiento mecánico característico de las estructuras de fábrica ha dificultado el desarrollo de algún método numérico para su modelizado y análisis que pueda compararse con los obtenidos para otros ...
Structural cardboard: feasibility study of cardboard as a long-term structural material in architecture (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09)
Open AccessThis study aims to evaluate the feasibility of cardboard as a long-term structural material in architecture. Recent experiments with cardboard in architecture are based on assemble of structural elements with existing cardboard ...
Study of the use of resins to increase the durability of vegetal fibres to be used as part of the composite Reinforced Cementitious Matrix Fabric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-10)
Restricted access - author's decisionDue to more environmental concern in preserving our natural sources from depletion, natural fibre has become an interesting alternative for synthetic fibre in the application of composite structure as they are renewable ...
(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-11)
Restricted access - author's decisionThe aim of this project is to study the influence of the durability of the natural fibre coated with a different type of resins (polyester and epoxy resins). Sisal and flax are the natural fibres used in this study coated ...
Open AccessBuilt environment (buildings, bridges, dams, highways...) is facing a dramatic increase of deterioration cases worldwide, mainly due to the lack of proper inspection and maintenance. Maintaining the safety and serviceability ...