Evaluation of physical parameters of a historic wall (brick and mortar) in a test building in Dianalund

Angela Vanek

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    Abstract

    The aim of these lab tests was to identify six material parameters of the masonry of the historic building at Dr Sellsvej 39, Building 9 in 4293 Dianalund (build in 1928) before refurbishing it with internal insulation. The brick parameters are crucial to investigate the performance of various insulation types by the mean of hydrothermal simulations with the hydrothermal simulation software “Delphin”. All tests were carried out in the laboratory at DTU.
    One brick and a specimen of mortar were taken out of the wall for further use in the lab. For the brick, six material parameters were determined in the lab. The mortar samples were tested for two parameters.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherTechnical University of Denmark, Department of Civil Engineering
    Number of pages13
    ISBN (Print)9788778775030
    Publication statusPublished - 2019
    SeriesB Y G D T U. Rapport
    NumberR-406
    ISSN1601-2917

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