5.6 Liquid water and building materials

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By the end of this lesson you will have learned about… the way that liquid water interacts with building materials, covering the topics of: Capillary Action Rising Damp Capillary Action (real world examples) Surface Diffusion Hygroscopicity Mechanisms and Direction of Flow Salts 1. Capillary Action This moisture transfer mechanism relates to moisture moving in any […]

Suggested reading

Hall & Hoff http://rspa.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/463/2084/1871 accessed 12.11.15

Lesson tags: capillary action, CarbonLite Retrofit, hygroscopic moisture
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