1977 Symposium on Roofing Technology

The 1977 Symposium on Roofing Technology was held September 21-23, 1977, in Gaithersburg, Md. Following are the names of papers presented during the conference and their authors.

"The Ten-Year Experience in Europe With One and Two Ply Systems with Bituminous and Plastic Roofing Membranes"
Werner Andernach
Paper
"Membrane Roofing Systems in Japan"
Michio Koike
Paper
"Roofs and Roofing in Sweden"
Lars Nevander
Paper
"Roofing Practices in the USA: Techniques or Technology?"
Robert E. Linck
Paper
"The Assessment and Testing of Membrane Roofings"
Jack O. May
Paper
"Properties of 21 Year Old Coal-Tar Pitch Membranes: Comparison with the NBS Preliminary Performance Criteria"
Robert G. Mathey and Walter J. Rossiter Jr.
Paper
"Experimental Determination of Temperature Induced Loads in BUR Systems"
J.W. Lee, R.M. Dupuis and J.E. Johnson
Paper
"Performance Criteria for the Protected Membrane Roof System"
K.A. Epstein and L.E. Putnam
Paper
"The Systems Approach to Roof Performance"
Sergio Croce
Paper
"Physical Properties of BUR Membranes Tested at Low Rates of Loading"
J.E. Johnson, R.M. Dupuis and J.W. Lee
Paper
"Application of Performance Concept in Evaluation, Specification, and Selection of Roofing Materials"
Robert L. Bonafont
Paper
"The Protected Membrane Roof (PMR) - A Study Combining Field and Laboratory Tests"
Lars Erik Larsson, Julia Ondrus and Bengt-Ake Petersson
Paper
"The Modified Bitumen One Layers in Italy and Europe: Origins and Growth"
Romolo Gorgati
Paper
"Glassmat as a Base for Bituminous Roofing Membranes"
Martin J. Stam
Paper
"Perforation Resistance of Polymeric Roofing Sheets"
Einar M. Paulsen
Paper
"The Development of a Procedure for the Design of Rooftops Against Gravel Blow-Off and Scour in High Winds"
R.J. Kind and R.L. Wardlaw
Paper
"Performance of Roofing Systems in Wind Storms"
Joseph E. Minor, P.E.
Paper
"Impact of Roof Insulation Thickness on Life-Cycle Costing of Built-Up Roof Systems"
C.W. Griffin, P.E.
Paper
"Contribution A L'Etude Du Comportement Des Isolants Thermiques Utilisables Comme Support De Revetements D'Etancheite De Toitures"
Alain Chaize

No Paper

"Behavior of Thermal Insulations Used as Substrates for Roofing Membranes"
Alain Chaize
Paper
"Some Observations on the Behavior of Built-Up Roofing Membranes Over Expanded Polystyrene in the U.K."
J.R. Carver
Paper
"Temperature of Bituminous Roofing Membrane and its Relation to Ambient Conditions"
H.O. Laaly
Paper
"Does More Roof Insulation Cause Premature Roofing Membrane Failure or are Roofing Membranes Adequate?"
Dave E. Richards and Edward J. Mirra
Paper
"Attachments De Toitures A Des Charpentes Metalliques"
Ghislain Croyere

No Paper

"Expansion-Contraction Effects on Aluminum Coated Asphalt Built-Up Roofing"
Ghislain Croyere
Paper
"Optimization of the Thermal Resistance of Roof Insulation in Reroofing"
Carl G. Cash
Paper
"Cold Process Roofing: System Performance with Fiber Glass and Felt Base Membranes"
Duane A. Davis and R. Allan Snyder
Paper
"Clay Type Asphalt Emulsion Based Reflective Coatings"
Kiran Shah
Paper
"Specialized Petroleum Asphalt Coatings in Membrane Waterproofing"
Barry S. Jackson, Ph.D
Paper
"Equilibrium Moisture Content of Roofing and Roof Insulation Materials and the Effect of Moisture on the Tensile Strength of Roofing Felts"
T.A. Schwartz and Carl G. Cash
Paper
"Effects of Moisture and Freeze-Thaw Cycles on the Strength of Bituminous Built-Up Roofing Membranes"
H.O. Laaly
Paper
"Air Borne Thermal Infrared and Nuclear Meter Systems for Detecting Roof Moisture"
Dr. R.E. Link Jr.
Paper
"Hand-Held Infrared Systems for Detecting Roof Moisture"
Wayne Tobiasson, Charles Korhonen and Alan Van den Berg
Paper
"Field Measurements of Asphalt Temperature During Cold Weather Construction of BUR Systems"
R.M. Dupuis, J.W. Lee and J.E. Johnson
Paper
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