Article - 23 May 2023
Polyurethane (PU) foams are commonly used in construction for a number of purposes, but with the drive to net zero, the sustainability of these materials is under increasing scrutiny. Improving their...
Article - 24 Mar 2023
English Heritage is currently conducting a £2.5 million project to preserve Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace. Once completed, the project will conserve this historic building for future generations.
Article - 9 Dec 2021
Tabique walls (TWs) are found in old constructions/buildings in Portugal. This article, drawing on research in the journal Architecture, Structures and Construction investigates the TWs to provide...
Article - 19 May 2020
Modern building ceramics are often treated to achieve a range of special properties and to improve their overall quality.
Article - 12 Feb 2020
The evaluation of the physical and mechanical properties of materials is known as physical properties testing.
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Ceramic materials including brick, porcelain, and cement have been used to construct buildings for millennia, and are still some of the most widely used construction materials today.
Article - 26 Sep 2019
Non-destructive methods are used in concrete and masonry assessments to determine strength and durability without affecting the structure of materials.
Article - 31 Jul 2018
This article discusses how nanocoatings are used in the construction industry to protect materials and promote efficiency.
Article - 2 Jan 2013
Bricks are one of the oldest types of building materials and are inexpensive to manufacture, very durable, and require minimal maintenance.
Article - 6 Jan 2009
This article investigates district heating and the technologies available for metering and pumping, including ultrasonic flowmeters and heat meters that are now widely used in the industrial and...