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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This study details findings from testing two prototype relief shelters for thermal and condensation properties. One prototype used materials developed in conjunction with Oxfam GB and the other...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This project is part of a larger series of field tests looking at the thermal and moisture performance of different liner insulation types.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This report investigates the effect the ground temperature has on the thermal performance of a shelter that is erected on it.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The project has two parts. To develop a set of common performance specifications for a family shelter and to work towards developing a family shelter that fits the specifications developed.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The principal aim of this project was to build upon the development of performance standards and to design a frame compliant with the indicators and principles of these guidelines

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This report addresses the relationship between the tent and the ground beneath the tent, using admittance theory modelled in MATLAB to facilitate analysis of thermal behaviour.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Calculations, investigations and structural analysis were conducted to aid Shelter Centre's production of a procurement specification of a transitional tent. The design consisted of a two bay...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Structural analysis was carried out on all three types of tent { Shelter Centre, DFID and IFRC. The Shelter Centre tent was analysed by assuming a sheeting bow angle and considering the sheeting...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This resource details stress calculations conducted on two transitional shelter models.

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As part of its Disaster Risk Reduction Programs, the United States Agency for International Development through the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) initiated a series of...

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