Benutzer: Gast

Wörterbuch (en): Durability

de: Dauerhaftigkeit (f) / Haltbarkeit (f)
fr: Durabilité (f)
it: Durevolezza (f) / Durata (f)
es: Permanencia (f) / Durabilidad (f)

The resistance of building materials and components to external influences such as moisture penetration, alternating humidity, heat and cold, temperature changes and frost, solar radiation, chemical attack (acid rain, de-icing salt, saltpetre) as well as pest and fungal attack in organic materials. It can also refer to the resistance of buildings to mechanical influences such as static and dynamic loads (wind loads, earthquakes, vibrations, avalanches, flood waves) and to more unusual events such as lightning strikes or electromagnetic radiation.