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Performance of Bio-based Building Materials (Hardcover) (Dennis Jones & Christian Brischke)

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Performance of Bio-based Building Materials provides guidance on the use of bio-based building materials (BBBM) with respect to their performance. The book focuses on BBBM currently present on the European market. The state-of-the-art is presented regarding material properties, recommended uses, performance expectancies, testing methodology, and related standards.

Chapters cover both ‘old and traditional’ BBBM since quite a few of them are experiencing a comeback on the market. Promising developments that could become commercial in the near future are presented as well.

The book will be a valuable reference resource for those working in the bio-based materials research community, architects and agencies dealing with sustainable construction, and graduate students in civil engineering.

  • Takes a unique approach to bio-based materials and presents a broad overview of the topics on relevant areas necessary for application and promotion in construction
  • Contains a general description, notable properties related to performance, and applications
  • Presents standards that are structured according to performance types
Number of Pages: 653
Genre: Technology, Medical
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Author: Dennis Jones & Christian Brischke
Language: English
Street Date: July 11, 2017
TCIN: 52025097
UPC: 9780081009826
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-6345
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