Thermal Properties of Selected Masonry Unit Concretes

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Title: Thermal Properties of Selected Masonry Unit Concretes

Author(s): T. Z. Harmathy and L. W. Allen

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 70

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 132-142

Keywords: concretes; fire resistance; fire tests; high temperature; lightweight concretes; masonry; specific heat: thermal conductivity; thermal diffusivity; thermal properties.

Date: 2/1/1973

Abstract:
The thermal characteristics of I6 concretes have been studied at elevated temperatures with the aid of thermogravimetry, dilafometry, and "thermal property tests." An analysis of the results is given from the point of view of material behavior under fire exposure.