Application of the TDR measuring technique for in-situ measurements using surface probes

Zbigniew Suchorab


Institute of Environmental Protection Engineering; Environmental Engineering Faculty; Lublin University of Technology (Poland)
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8658-864X

Zbyšek Pavlík


Faculty of Civil Engineering; Czech Technical University in Prague (Czechia)
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0857-161X

Robert Černý


Faculty of Civil Engineering; Czech Technical University in Prague (Czechia)
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0955-2886

Abstract

The article presents the possibility of in-situ measurements of building barriers moisture using the TDR technique (Time Domain Reflectometry). To minimize the previous disadvantages of the described method – invasive character, several prototypes of the surface probes were manufactured. With such a sensor solution it was possible to conduct the non-invasive measurements using the full TDR method potential – quick measurements and no sensitivity of salinity influence. The measurements were conducted on the brickworks made of red ceramic brick at the old building located on 1st of May Street in Lublin.


Keywords:

moisture measurements, surface TDR probe, reflectometric technique

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Published
2011-06-13

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Suchorab, Z. ., Pavlík , Z. . and Černý, R. . (2011) “Application of the TDR measuring technique for in-situ measurements using surface probes”, Budownictwo i Architektura, 8(1), pp. 097–106. doi: 10.35784/bud-arch.2261.

Authors

Zbigniew Suchorab 

Institute of Environmental Protection Engineering; Environmental Engineering Faculty; Lublin University of Technology Poland
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8658-864X

Authors

Zbyšek Pavlík  

Faculty of Civil Engineering; Czech Technical University in Prague Czechia
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0857-161X

Authors

Robert Černý 

Faculty of Civil Engineering; Czech Technical University in Prague Czechia
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0955-2886

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