Technical Conferences and Symposia Publications Third International Symposium on Roofing Technology
The Third International Symposium on Roofing Technology was held April 17-19, 1991, in Gaithersburg, Md. Following are the names of papers presented during the symposium and their authors.
Testing: Heat Aging
"The Effect of Heat Aging on the Load-Strain Properties of Glass Felt Reinforced Asphalt Built-Up and Polyvinyl Chloride Roofing Membranes, and The Effect of Ultraviolet Accelerated Exposure on Polyvinyl Chloride Membranes"
Carl G. Cash
"Single-Ply Membranes—Effect of Cold Temperatures and Heat Aging on Tensile Properties"
"Effect of Heat History During Manufacture on SBS Modified Bitumen Coating Quality"
Paper Modeling and Analysis
"Finite Element Modelling of Reinforced Bitumen Membranes"
G. Wayne Brodland
"Fatigue Endurance Program for Classification of Built-Up Roofing"
"Lap Shear and T-Peel Testing of Seams in EPDM, CSPE and PVC for Single-Ply Roofs"
Thomas E. Phalen Jr.
"Failure Initiation in EPDM Lap Joints in a Lap Shear Test"
C. Lakshamana Rao
Paper Elastomerics: Seams
"Test Methods and Protocol for Evaluating Splicing Cement Performance in EPDM Roofing Membrane Systems"
"Nondestructive Methods for Determining the Waterproof Integrity of Roof Membranes and Seams"
James P. Sheahan
"Factors Affecting the Strength and Creep-Rupture Properties of EPDM Joints"
Jonathan W. Martin
"Pulse-Echo Ultrasonic Evaluation of The Integrity of Seams of Single-Ply Roof Membranes"
Paper Computer Applications
"Computer Data Base Use in the Analysis of Roofing System Performance and Design for New York State Owned Buildings"
Richard P. Bodane
"Computer Simulation to Avoid Ponded Roofs"
John E. Johnson
"Can an Expert System Help a Nonexpert to Assess the State of a Roof?"
"The U.S. Army's Rooftop Analyzer (RTA)"
Paper Bitumen Composition
"Initial Results from Thin Layer Chromatography in Asphalt Research"
"Characterization of Roofing Grade Asphalts"
William C. Cullen
"The Influence of Bitumen's Chemical Composition in Bitumen/APP Compounds for Waterproofing Purposes"
Rodriguez De Sancho Isabel
Paper Thermal Insulation
"Analysis of Roof Systems Thermal Performance from Field Data"
"Test Methods for Evaluating Insulations for use with Single-Ply Roofing Systems"
Joseph A. Malpezzi
"Thermal Properties for Polyisocyanurate Foam Board Roof Insulation Blown with CFC-11 Substitutes"
"Mechanical Properties Evaluation of Polyisocyanurate Roof Insulation Blown with CFC-11 Substitutes"
Thomas Lee Smith
Paper Elastomeric and Thermoplastic Roofing: Field Exposure
"EPDM and PUF Roofing Long-Term Field Test Results"
David M. Bailey
"Laboratory Evaluation of EPDM Roof Membranes: a 17-year History of Performance"
Brian D. Gish
"Characteristics of Adhesive-Bonded Seams Sampled from EPDM Roof Membranes"
Walter J. Rossiter Jr.
Paper Nonmembrane Roofing
"Evaluation of Performance Properties of Asphalt-Impregnated Corrugated Sheets"
"The Development of an Expert System and Historical Data Base for PUF Roof System Specification, Design and Analysis"
Dean T. Kashiwagi
"The Effects of Hail on Residential Roofing Products"
Jim D. Koontz
"ARMA's New Approach for Evaluation of Asphalt Shingle Wind Resistance"
Donald E. Shaw
Paper Bituminous Roofing: Testing and Analysis
"Durability of the SBS-Modified Bituminous Double-Layer System: Correlation Between Performances After Artificial and Natural Aging"
"Durability Assessment of Roofing Membranes"
John C. Beech
"The Use of Thermo-Mechanical and Morphological Analyses for Research on Properties of Bituminous Compositions"
"Forced Vibration Tests on Bitumen and Polymer-Bitumen Membranes to Determine Their Fundamental Properties with Respect to Frequently Used Polymers"
Paper Design Considerations
"Practical Experience in Design, Application and Field Performance of Roofing in Developing Countries: The Special Case of Argentina"
Maria P. Lopez Diaz
"Protected Membrane Flashings Designed to Work"
Douglas C. Fishburn
"Architectural Contract Document Detailing for Single-Ply Membrane Roof Systems"
Thomas W. Hutchinson
"Specification for Quality Assurance of Single-Ply Membrane Material"
Paper Wind Engineering
"Wind Resistance of Mechanically Attached, Single-Ply Systems Fastener Load, Safety Considerations and Optimal Fastener Patterns"
Hans J. Gerhardt
"Wind Effects on Tiled Roofs—Wind Safety and Ventilation"
"New Research into The Behavior of Cold Self-Adhering Modified Bitumen Roofing Sheets and Bituminous Cold Adhesive Compounds Under Simulated and Actual Wind Conditions"
Bert A. Haushofer
"Full-Scale Testing of Roofing Performance"
James R. McDonald
Paper Maintenance and Repair
"Investigation of Universal Repair Procedures for Single-Ply Roofing Systems"
Robert L. Alumbaugh
"Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Ballasted EPDM Roof Systems"
"T-Peel Strength Testing of New to Old EPDM Roof Membranes"
Christopher P. Hodges
"The U.S. Army's Implementation of The ROOFER Program"
Paper Elastomeric and Thermoplastic Roofing: Assessment
"Studies into Aging of the Roofing Coatings on The Basis of Chlorosulfopolyethylene and Forecasting of Their Durability"
"Assessment of Single-Ply Roofing in Japan"
"Simultaneous Effect of Ozone Concentration and Temperature on Ozone Degradation of Rubber Sheets"
Paper Applied Technology
"Field Experiences Versus Standards and Designs"
"FIT Classification for Roofing Systems"
"Technology and The Role of the National Roofing Contractors Association"
William A. Good
"A New Horizon in Single-Ply Roofing (Free Electricity for Every Home)"
Paper Moisture and Systems Evaluation
"An Outdoor Construction Test Facility, Saskatoon, Canada"
"New Wetting Curves for Common Roof Insulations"
"Attic Testing at The Roof Research Center— Initial Results"
Paper Systems Evaluation
"Analysis of Modified Bitumen Roofing Materials Using The Stiffness Modulus"
Richard E. Norris
"Cold Weather Roofing Application"
John W. Stoll
"An Investigation of The Role of Differential Structural Motion as The Cause of Flashing Problems"
James R. Wells
"Evaluating Thermal Stability of Nonwoven Polyester"
Paper Modified Bitumens: Testing
"Determining the Composition of Roofing Membranes Manufactured with Atactic Polypropylene (APP)"
"In-Plane Testing of Fully-Adhered Modified Bitumen Roof Membranes"
Marcus J. Dell
"Weathering Characteristics of Polymer Modified Asphalt Roofing Membrane"
"Aging of Polyalphaolefinic Modified Bitumen for Roofing Membranes"
Paper The World of Practice
"Skydome Roof Assembly Design"
"European Roofer's Experience After The 100 mph Winds of January and February 1990"
"Innovative Communications for a New Decade of Roofing"
Samir K. Ibrahim
"Achieving The Perfect Flat Roof"
John M.E. Potter
Paper Elastomeric and Thermoplastic Roofing: Testing
"Stress-Strain Characteristics for EPDM, CSPE and PVC for The Development of Stresses in Membranes Utilized as Single-Ply Roof Systems"
David J. Allen
"Glass Transitions in Polymeric Roofing Membranes— Determination by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis"
"The Application of Thermal Analysis to The Characterization of EPDM Roofing Membrane Materials After Exposure in Service"
Glen D. Gaddy
Paper Roofing-related Issues
"Asbestos and Roofing: Is Common Sense Possible"
"Roofing Construction May Impact Existing Interior Building Asbestos"
Joseph F. Hale
"Degradation of Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood: Current Theories and Approaches"
Mary Rose Still
Paper French Translation
"Un systeme expert peut-il aider un non-expert a produire l'evaluation d'une toiture"
"Durabilite du systeme bi-couche en bitume modifie par polymere SBS: correlationentre les performances apres vieillissements artificiel et naturel sur chantier"
"Classification FIT des systemes d'etancheite de toitures"
Selected Conversion Factors