The usage of infrared thermography to study thermal performance of walls: a bibliographic review

Graziela Pereira Silva, Pedro Igor Bezerra Batista, Yeda Vieira Póvoas

Abstract


This article aims to present the influence of infrared thermography on masonry walls to detect pathological manifestations. A systematic review was carried out through research with automatic search and snow-balling, selection and sifting of articles to restrict the articles to the desired theme. After this, it was studied infrared thermography in the pathological manifestations, the thermal properties and their behavior, thermal bridges, temperature difference and air infiltrations. In general, some care must be taken during the execution of experiments and measurements. It has also been shown that infrared thermography is a simple technique and needs to be used.


Keywords


infrared thermography; thermal performance; pathological manifestations; thermal properties; air leaks.

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