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Evaluation of Inverse Modeling Techniques for Pinpointing Water Leakages at Building Constructions

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The location and nature of the moisture leakages are sometimes difficult to detect. Moreover, the relation between observed inside surface moisture patterns and where the moisture enters the construction is often not clear. The objective of this paper is to investigate inverse modeling techniques as a tool for the detection of moisture leakage locations in building constructions from inside surface moisture patterns. It is concluded that although the presented methodology is promising, more research is needed to confirm its usability.

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Schijndel, A. (2015) Evaluation of Inverse Modeling Techniques for Pinpointing Water Leakages at Building Constructions. Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science, 5, 15-25. doi: 10.4236/mnsms.2015.51002.

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