Materials and Technologies for Green Construction by Mohammad Arif Kamal

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Weaver. The mineralogical composition of shales. J. Sed. Pet. 35, 213-222, 1965. E. Grim, Applied Clay Mineralogy. McGraw-Hill, New York, pp 422, 1962. [3] S. Guggenheim, R. T. M. Moore on: Definition of clay and clay mineral: Joint Report of the AIPEA Nomenclature and CMS Nomenclature Committees. Clay and Clay Minerals, Vol. 44 (5), pp. 713-715, 1966. M. C. Jr. Reynolds 1997, X-Ray Diffraction and the Identification and Analysis of Clay Minerals, 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, pp.

44, pp. 1935-1942, 2009. [13] D. R Hall, Hygrothermal analysis of a stabilised rammed earth test building in the UK. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 42, pp. 845–852, 2010. E. M. Kinutha, J. Bai, Design thermal values for unfired clay bricks. Materials and Design, Vol. 31, pp. 104–112, 2010. Key Engineering Materials Vol. P. , Community Centre. East of Kailash. com Keyword: K-value, R-value, U-value, ECBC, Glass wool, LEED, GRIHA, FM, IMO, BS476. Abstract. The scope of the paper is to understand the compliance of the prescriptive requirement of Energy Conservation Building Code, 2007, ECBC-2007.

Comparing the water vapour diffusion resistance coefficients Minke [8] has found that earthen building materials show high capillarity; thus, they are able to avoid fungus growth and formation of internal condensation in walls. Fig. 26 shows the water vapour resistance coefficient (µ). When changing the basic mixture composition (percentage of clay/silt, sand, gravel) a significant difference can occur. Furthermore the addition of fibers (like straw) allows to achieve the lowest resistance µ. 26 The vapour diffusion coefficient µ of different loams and plasters according to the German standard DIN 52615, wet method.

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