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In situ Out-of-Plane Cyclic Testing of Original and Strengthened Traditional Stone Masonry Walls Using Airbags
This article presents a field experimental campaign carried out on an existing one-story stone masonry building, aiming at characterizing the out-of-plane behavior of its walls. A bidirectional test set-up based on a self-equilibrated airbag system was developed and used on three similar...
Occupant influence on residential ventilation patterns in mild climate conditions
The air change rate per hour (ACH) inside a dwelling depends on its envelope air-tightness, ventilation devices and weather conditions. However, the occupant behaviour of residential buildings in mild climates is a key factor for the resulting ACH, influencing the indoor air quality...
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