Day 2: Wednesday, 6th February 2013

From research to practice

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Freeze/thaw resistance at moderate water saturation levels – current findings with respect to the XF2 freeze/thaw test method

Frostwiderstand bei mäßiger Wassersättigung – Erkenntnisstand beim XF2-Frostprüfverfahren

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Brameshuber

Measurable quality improvement achieved by optimizing a colloidal mixer

Von der Simulation zur Praxis - Messbare Qualitätsverbesserung durch Optimierung eines Kolloidalmischers

Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Palzer

Timber-concrete composite structures used in seismic regions: the ESSBBuilding in Vancouver, Canada

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