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Effects of different bond patterns used for brickwork on in door thermal performance

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dc.contributor.author Jayasinghe, C
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-15T09:31:43Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-15T09:31:43Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/14300
dc.description.abstract In order to make the houses aesthetically more appealing, different bond patterns are used masonry. This is mainly done in brick masonry. In some cases, walls are left unplastered to expose the brickwork bonded with different patterns. This paper covers a detailed study on the performance of commonly used bond patterns in Sri Lanka such as English, Flemish and Rat-trap. The main parameters covered are the vertical load carrying capacity and the indoor thermal p« i o nuance of different bond patterns. The vertical load carrying capacity was assessed by testing wall panels and found that the Flemish bond can give a better carrying capacity. Indoor thermal performance of different bond patterns was assessed by measuring indoor and outdoor temperature using physical models. Rat-trap bond shows better thermal performance compared to the others. With all these findings, now the house builders, architects and engineers__ select the masonry bond pattern suitable for their structures with the proper understanding of its performance
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject SRC en_US
dc.subject Masonry en_US
dc.subject Bond Patterns en_US
dc.title Effects of different bond patterns used for brickwork on in door thermal performance en_US
dc.title Comparative performance of masonry bond patterns
dc.type SRC-Report en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Civil Engineering en_US
dc.identifier.accno 105492 en_US
dc.identifier.year 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.srgno SRC/277 en_US


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