Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 14 (2008)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2008

NATIONAL CONFERENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION
May 12 – 15, 2008, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Vladimír Fuis and Michal Pásek

Copyright © 2008 Institute of Thermomechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague

ISBN 978-80-87012-11-6 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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ANALYSIS OF COUPLED HEAT AND MOISTURE TRANSFER IN MASONRY STRUCTURES
Sýkora J., Vorel J.
pages 222 - +17p., full text

Evaluation of effective or macroscopic coefficients of thermal conductivity under coupled heat and moisture transfer is presented. The paper first gives a detailed summary on the solution of a simple steady state heat conduction problem with an emphasis on various types of boundary conditions applied to the representative volume element – a periodic unit cell. Since the results essentially suggest no superiority of any type of boundary conditions, the paper proceeds with the coupled nonlinear heat and moisture problem subjecting the unit cell to the prescribed macroscopically uniform heat flux. This allows for a direct use of the academic or commercially available codes. Here, the presented results are derived with the help of SIFEL and DELPHIN systems. A comment on treating internal interfaces, when materials with substantially different porosities are expected, is also provided.


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