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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 650752, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/650752
Research Article

External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems: Critical Parameters for Surface Hygrothermal Behaviour

Laboratory of Building Physics (LFC), Civil Engineering Department (DEC), Faculty of Engineering-University of Porto (FE/UP), Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Received 13 May 2013; Accepted 4 November 2013; Published 5 February 2014

Academic Editor: Markku Leskela

Copyright © 2014 Eva Barreira and Vasco P. de Freitas. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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