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Insulation Materials in Context of Sustainability

Edited by Amjad Almusaed

Basra University

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This book gives information and guidance on important subjects. It presents the major and efficient applications for efficient insulation materials. The book is divided into two parts. Part I discusses ecological insulation materials. In this part, the three sub-subjects are drafting, Unconventional insulation materials, Jute-Based Insulation Material, and Possible Applications of Corn Cob as a Raw Insulation Material. Part II: discusses Practical Applying and Performance of Insulation Materials (case studies), where three sub-subjects are drafting seismic aspects of the application of thermal insulation boards beneath the building's foundations, flammability of bio-based rigid polyurethane foam thermal insulation, and the review of some commonly used methods and techniques to measure the thermal conductivity of insulation materials.

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Insulation Materials in Context of SustainabilityEdited by Amjad Almusaed

Published: August 31st 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61361

ISBN: 978-953-51-2625-6

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2624-9

Copyright year: 2016

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6874 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

15 Dimensions Citations

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1. Unconventional Insulation Materials

By Neşe Dikmen and Soofia Tahira Elias Ozkan

1029

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2. Possible Applications of Corncob as a Raw Insulation Material

By Jorge Pinto, Ana Briga Sá, Sandra Pereira, Isabel Bentes and Anabela Paiva

1072

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3. Thermal Insulation Material Based on “Jute”

By Sanjoy Debnath

972

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4. Seismic Aspects of the Application of Thermal Insulation Boards Beneath the Foundations of Buildings

By David Koren, Vojko Kilar and Boris Azinović

849

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5. Flammability of Bio-Based Rigid Polyurethane Foam as Sustainable Thermal Insulation Material

By Mikelis Kirpluks, Ugis Cabulis and Andris Avots

1103

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6. The Review of Some Commonly Used Methods and Techniques to Measure the Thermal Conductivity of Insulation Materials

By Numan Yüksel

1849

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