Zi-Annual 2011

- Editorial


- Content


- Measures for reducing the effects of moisture on expansion and contraction processes and on loss of strength in industrially produced adobe bricks


- Rapid Freeze/Thaw Durability Testing of Clay Brick


- Causes and avoidance of damage on account of diffusion-dependent reactions in the preheating zone of tunnel kilns


- Process-oriented emission retention mechanisms for organic and inorganic air pollutants


- The energy-efficient clay brick house


- The beautiful art of building with bricks – the empathetic relationship of the architects with clay bricks


- Architecture and digital fabrication


- A brick tower in Bhaktapur, Nepal – brick designs from Frankfurt meet traditional Newar building methods


- Important aspects of new standards and directives for the clay brick and tile industry


- Current research – Report from the Brick and Tile Research Institute

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Contents

Abstracts in French, Italian and Spanish Measures for reducing the effects of moisture on expansion and constraction processes and on loss of strength in industrially produced adobe bricks...

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Production and application of clay bricks and tiles

These two terms could be used to head the reports in ZiJa 2011. In the first part, we present you with detailed and recent research findings concerning the production of clay bricks and roofing tiles:...

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Technical Paper

Measures for reducing the effects of moisture on expansion and contraction processes and on loss of strength in industrially produced adobe bricks

1 Introduction Earthen architecture has been in renaissance since the 1980s. The days in which people who build homes of clay were belittled as a tree-hugging minority are over. Loam and clay have...

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Technical Paper

Rapid Freeze/Thaw Durability Testing of Clay Brick

1 Introduction 1.1 Relating Physical Properties to Durability The potential durability of clay building brick has been studied in some depth since at least the early part of the 1800’s [1]. A...

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Issue 2011-11

50-year anniversary of the Würzburg Brick and Tile Training Course

As one of the oldest natural-origin building materials made by human hand, the clay brick has a thousands-years-old tradition. The crucial development of the once “rudimentary” clay brick and tile...

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