Article - 15 Sep 2003
Scottish based manufacturer, BPAC, use Oriented Strand Board (OSB) in their manufacture of Structural Insulated Panels. Topic.
Article - 15 Aug 2003
The thermal efficiency and other benefits gained by housebuilding in the UK using the SIPTEC construction process, which utilises structural insulated panels ( SIP ), are emphasised.
Article - 8 Aug 2003
In a world first, Habitat for Humanity in Tennessee, USA are constructing research homes expected to be net zero energy dwellings.
Article - 4 Jul 2003
Test data on the influence of panel size and the effect of steel platen restraint on the irreversible moisture expansion of Fletton clay brickwork are reported. Technical Brief.
Article - 13 Jun 2003
The insurance industry is increasingly citing mineral wool as the preferred material for insulating composite panels, given the fire risk associated with composite panels with combustible cores....
Article - 28 Apr 2003
Brick walls with different bonding patterns were subject to lateral loads, and their response up to failure was assessed. Abstract.
Article - 25 Apr 2003
A concept of a stiffness/strength corrector to quantify variation in masonry properties is presented, based on analysis of ratios between experimental and FEA (Finite Element Analysis) displacements...
Article - 23 Jun 2003
A low-cost prefabricated construction system using sheets of expanded polystyrene insulation reinforced with corrosion resistant steel and coated with concrete is described. Abstract.
Article - 5 Mar 2004
The flexural behaviour of brick-cement floor panels was studied, taking into account the effect of various rules of construction on the structural response. Technical Brief.
Article - 1 Aug 2003
The shear capacity of masonry subjected to both monotonic and cyclic loading was experimentally studied in order to assess its potential seismic performance..