Thermal and Moisture Protection Manual
By Beall, Christine
Learn the principles and methods for designing and measuring the performance of moisture control in buildings. This expert guide covers the physical nature of rain, snow, ice, and vapor behavior...variations in climate...and their effects on the durability of building materials. Packed with the author's own drawings, the reference gives you the latest design, specification, construction and testing methods...explains heat flow and insulation, water penetration, and vapor condensation...discusses roofing, waterproofing, and cladding systems...and examines joint sealants and coatings.

DOI: 10.1036/0070051550

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Author Biography

Christine Beall is a consulting architect who has more than 25 years of experience in the design, specification, and construction of residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings. She has written or edited several books, including Masonry Design and Detailing and Thermal and Moisture Protection Manual (also from McGraw-Hill), and has published more than 100 articles and papers on masonry, sealants, glass, fire-resistant materials, moisture problems, and related construction topics. An active member in several professional organizations, Ms. Beall works as a consultant and expert witness in solving or avoiding design and construction problems. She has also been a contributor to Architectural Graphic Standards and the Masonry Designer’s Guide to the MSJC Masonry Code and Specifications and McGraw-Hill’s Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.

Thermal and Moisture Protection Manual
Author(s): Beall, Christine
ISBN: 0070051550
DOI: 10.1036/0070051550

Format: hardcover, 380 pages.
Pub date: 1 Jun 1998
Copyright: 1998
$74.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Professional

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