Performance of Bio-based Building Materials
  • Release Date : 07 July 2017
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 650 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780081009925
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Download or read book entitled Performance of Bio-based Building Materials by author: Dennis Jones which was release on 07 July 2017 and published by Woodhead Publishing with total page 650 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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