Uncertainty modelling of service life and environmental performance to reduce risk in building design decisions

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Silvestre, José Dinis ; Silva, Ana ; Brito, Jorge de (2015)
  • Publisher: VGTU Press Technika
  • Journal: Journal of Civil Engineering and Management (issn: 1822-3605, eissn: 1392-3730)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3846/13923730.2014.890649
  • Subject: claddings | Building construction | decision-making | service life prediction | building design | TH1-9745 | life cycle assessment

Life-cycle assessment (LCA) is increasingly used to quantify the environmental impacts of construction materials. However, the relationship between the durability and LCA of these complex products with long life-cycles must be analysed in detail, namely using stochastic... View more
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