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Performance of Exterior Building Walls

Performance of Exterior Building Walls (Astm Special Technical Publication, 1422.)
By ASTM International

Publisher: ASTM International | 284 pages | 2003-04-01 | ISBN: 0803134576 | English | PDF | 5.55MB


Product Description:

Get the latest information on testing, analysis, development, and design of exterior building wall systems. 20 peer-reviewed papers examine a broad spectrum of topics, including: • Product Development • Code Issues • Seismic Considerations • Wind Evaluation • Methods to Predict Condensation • Current Standards and Future Considerations • And More! This publication is a valuable resource for architects, engineers, contractors, those involved in materials testing and development, and educators in architectural and engineering departments.
Contents
SECTION I

Meeting of Minds-Architect, Contractor and Owner, the Subtle Process of
Communication-w. . PIERCE

Ambiguities, Changes, and Contradictions in Building Wall Literature-
R. J. KUDDER, K. LIES, AND B. A. FAITH

Wind Load Design and Performance Testing of Exterior Walls: Current
Standards and Future Considerations-D. o. PREVATT

The Use of Wind Tunnels to Assist in Cladding Design for Buildings-
C. J. WILLIAMS, G. J. CONLEY, AND J. KILPATRICK

The Importance of Studying Exemplars When Designing Stone Facades-
W. H. McDONALD AND M. D LEWIS



SECTION II

Building A Better Wall System: The Application of the New ASTM E 2099
"Standard Practice for the Specification and Evaluation of
Pre-Construction Laboratory Mockups of Exterior Wall Systems-
B. S. KASKEL AND T. R. WEGENER

A Detailing Method for Improving Leakage Prevention of Exterior Wall
Weatherproofing-R. BATEMAN

Connectivity of the Air Barrier & Building Envelope System: Materials,
Process, & Quality Assurance-K. DAY






Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Anchored Brick Veneer Walls-
A. M. MEMARI, M. ALIAARI, AND A. A. HAMID

Determination of Poisson Ratio for Silicone Sealants from Ultrasonic and
Tensile Measurements-A. T. WOLF AND P. DESCHAMPS


SECTION III

When Does it Become a Leak? A Case Study-T. M. KERANEN

Evaluation of the Condensation Index Rating as Determined Using the
Proposed Testing Method in the NFRC 500 Draft Procedure-D. WISE,
B. V. SHAH, D. CURCIJA, AND J. BAKER


SECTION IV

A New Protocol of the Inspection and Testing of Building Envelope Air
Barrier Systems-K. KNIGHT, B. J. BOYLE, AND B. G. PHILLIPS

Overview of ASTM MNL 40, Moisture Analysis and Condensation Control in
Building Envelopes-H. R. TRECHSEL


SECTION V

A Verification Method for Prevention of Penetration of Moisture to Prove
Compliance of Performance-Based Building Codes-c. BENGE

Stucco Cladding-Lessons Learned from Problematic Facades-F. J. SPAGNA,
AND S. S. RUGGIERO

Panelized Wall Construction Design, Testing, and Construction Procedures-
E. S. LINDOW AND L. F. JASINSKI

A Wall System that Inherently Satisfies Proposed NEHRP Seismic Design
Provisions for Architectural Glass-R. A. BEHR AND H. WULFERT

A Basic Guide to Minimize Sealant Joint Failures in Exterior Building
Walls-J. L. ERDLY AND R. W. GENSEL

Selected Performance Characteristics of a Dual Purpose 100% Acrylic
Polymer-Based Coating that Performs as Both a Weather Resistive
Component for Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS), and as an
Adhesive for Attachment of the Insulation Board-K. KONOPKA,
J. L. McKELVEY, J. W. RIMMER, AND M. J. O'BRIEN

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