publication . Article . 2005

Reliability and service life of wood structures and buildings

Pavel Kubů; Zdeňka Havířová;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2005 Journal: Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis (issn: 1211-8516, eissn: 2464-8310, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mendel University Press
<jats:p>Service life of constructions and buildings of wood is dependent on temperature and moisture conditions in layers of the building cladding where the wood framework is built in. Temperature/moisture conditions or the corresponding equilibrium moisture content (EMC) of the construction show considerable effects on the functional reliability of the whole building from the viewpoint of mechanical resistance and stability (ER1), energy savings and thermal protection (ER6) and hygiene, health and environment protection (ER3). To ensure the reliability of constructions and buildings for the period of their supposed service life a more profound analysis of const...
free text keywords: wood, construction, moisture, deformation, creeping, reliability, Agriculture, S, Biology (General), QH301-705.5, Service life, Engineering, business.industry, business, Civil engineering, Geotechnical engineering
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