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questions, e.g., fire technology, energy research and development, and load-bearing construction. PUBLICATION: Catalogue. TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF DENMARK DK 2800 Lyogby CONTACT: Torben C. Hansen, Director, Building Materials Laboratory MISSION: Education, research, and testing to advance test and measurement methods, building standards, and building practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in the following areas: building materials; structural reliability and design; soil and rock mechanics; foundation engineering; environmental engineering; hydrology and coastal engineering; building physics; heat production, distribution, and recovery; building technology; planning and executing construction contracts; and managerial related assistance. SOURCES OF FINANCE: Government, Commission of the European Communities, and sponsored research. PUBLICATIONS: Professional and scientific journals, theses, research reports, bulletins, periodic reports, and annual lists of publications. ECUADOR GUAYAQUIL CHAMBER OF CONSTRUCTION Simon Rodriguez y Pedro Gaul CDLA Bolivariana PeOe Box 8955 Guayaquil CONTACT: Hernan Benites, President Antonio Belrran, General Manager MISSION: To further the development of the construction industry and the search for better conditions for construction activities. PRIMARY WORK Provides direct services to associates; analyzes economic trends as they affect the construction industry; proposes laws and by-laws for the improvement of the - legal conditions for the construction industry; and protects contractors under difficult operating conditions. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Membership fees and related services. PUBLICATIONS: Bimonthly technical bulletins. 107

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EGYPT GENERAL ORGANIZATION FOR HOUSING, BUILDING, AND PLANNING RESEARCH (GOHBP) El-Tahreer Street Dokki, Giza P.O.Box 1770 Cairo CONTACT: Abov Zeid Ragrh, Chairman MISSION: To provide research and technical development in the fields of housing, building, and planning. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in foundations and underground structures, regional and town planning, building materials, building physics, and in financial and administrative management. SOURCE OF nNANCES: Government, contract research, and international grants. PUBLICATIONS: Professional journals and research reports. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR WOOD RESEARCH, WILHELM KLAUDITZ INSTITUT Bienroder Weg 54 E D-3300 Braunschweig CONTACT: G. Kossatz, Director MISSION: To improve wood as a raw material; to develop wood-based materials; to investigate wood's practical application; and to undertake research on adhesives and surface coatings for wood and wood-based products, process automation, properties and use of wood-based building materials and structural members, and investigations on environmental pollution (analyses of emissions). PRIMARY WORK: In addition to research and development, seminars and conferences on wood and wood products are held for professionals and other interested persons. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and contract research financed by industry and business associations. PUBLICATIONS: Journals;research reports. 108

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FEDERAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS RESEARCH AND TESTING (BAM) Unter den Eichen 87 D 1000 Berlin 45 CONTACT: G. W. Becker, President MISSION: To establish test methods and perform materials research and chemical safety engineering. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in developing test methods and testing building materials; transit g; and performs research in metals, structures, organic materials, materials nondestructive testing, and chemical engineering safety. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and fees for research. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly journal, annual report, technical standards, research reports, and documentation. FEDERAL HIGHWAY RESEARCH INSTITUI1: (BAST) Bruederstrasse 53 D 5060 Berg~sch Gladbach 1 CONTACT: Heinrich Praxenthaler, President MISSION: To serve as central research institute for highway design and construction. PRIMARY WORK: Provides services In highway construction and networks, environmental impact, and traffic safety. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Serial publications, papers, and special reports. FEDERAL WATERWAY ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH INSTIIIJI~ (BAW) Kussmaulstrasse 17 D-7500 Karlsrube 21 CONTACT: H. P. Tzschucke, Head of the Construction Department MISSION: The Department of Civil Engineering Construction within the BAW serves as a research and advisory center for the Federal Waterway Authorities. PRIMARY WORK: Analysis and expert opinion about existing civil engineering construction and materials; research and advice for the repair of old construction; and collection and evaluation of practical experiences in the fields of concrete and steel structures, corrosion protection, and materials for civil engineering. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: "Mitteilungsblatt der BAW"; "BAW-Brief." 109

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GERMAN SOCIETY OF MASONRY CONSTRUCTION Kortumstrasse 50 4300 Essen CONTACT: Klaus Gobel, President MISSION: To serve as the technical laboratory for masonry producers. PRIMARY WORK: Technical assistance to improve masonry problems. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Membership fees. PUBLICATIONS: Technical standards. RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR BUILDING AND HOUSING Silberbugstrasse 160 7000 Stuttgart 1 CONTACT: J. Herkommer, Chairman of Board MISSION: To serve as the central source for providing technical assistance to the building community. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on building, housing economics, and town and regional planning. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and specialty publications. RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE CEMENT INDUSTRY, ASSOCIATION OF THE GERMAN CEMENT WORKS (VDZ) Tannenstrasse 2 Postfach 3010 63 D 4000 Dusseldorf 30 CONTACT: J. Bonzel and F. W. Locher, Heads MISSION: To serve as a technical resource for the manufacturers and users of cement. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in cement and concrete technology, chemistry, manufacturing, environmental protection, and safety. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Membership dues. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, biannual reports, information circulars, and technical notes. 110

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INSTITUTION FOR RESEARCH AND MATERIAL TESTING (FMPA) Plaffenwaldr~g 4 D 7000 Stuttgart 80 CONTACT: Gallus Rehm, Director MISSION: To serve as a research facility for testing and development. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on building materials and structures, fires, and performs chemical analysis. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government grants and fees for research. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, bibliographies, and professional and scientific journals. FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR BUILDING PHYSICS (IBP) Nobelstrasse 12 D 7000 Stuttgart 80 (Vaihingen) CONTACT: Fridolin P. Mechel, Director, Acoustics Department Karl Gertis, Director, Heat/Climates Department MISSION: To serve as primary research and testing laboratory. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in architectural and industrial acoustics, heat and moisture migration, energy conservation, indoor climate, and weathering; develops test methods for construction and structural elements. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Fees for research and government grants. PUBLICATIONS: Research results and specialty publications. INFORMATION CENTER FOR REGIONAL PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION (IRB) Nobelstrasse 12 D 7000 Stuttgart 80 CONTACT: W.Wissmann,Director MISSION: To serve as the central information agency for building construction, town planning, and regional planning and housing. PRIMARY WORK: Collects and analyzes technical and scientific information from literature and research sources; stores information on a data base from which all information services are derived. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and sales of services. 111

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PUBLICATIONS: Bibliographies, literature information services, specialized periodicals with references to new publications and short reports on building research, catalogues of building research reports, FINDEX (facet-oriented indexing system), and ICONDA Communication Format (exchange format for the International Construction Data Base). INSTITUTE OF BUILDING RESEARCH (IFB) An der Markuskirche 1 D 3000 Hannover 1 CONTACT: Herbert Menkhoff, Director MISSION: To serve as the central source for building research. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in physics and construction, techniques and experimental construction, and planning and productivity. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Fees for research, grants, and government. PUBLICATIONS: Monthly journal, research reports, professional journal, and specialized publications. MATERIALS TESTING INSTITUTE, NORTH-RHINE-WESTPHALIA P.O. Box 4103 07 Marsbruchstr 186 D-4600 Dortmund 41 CONTACT: A. Kremeier, Director MISSION: To serve as a test institute for industry and public authorities. PRIMARY WORK: Tests materials and structures; conducts applied research and production conformity control. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Biannual reports and special publications of staff members in periodicals. RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR UNDERGROUND TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES, INC. (STUVA) Mathias-Bruggen-Str. 41 D-5000 Koln 30 CONTACT: A. Haack, Manager MISSION: Independent research institute in the fields of urban traffic (railway, road, pedestrian traffic) in tunnels and on the surface, environmental protection (noise, vibration, fumes), tunneling technology, and underground services and utility tunnels. 112

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PRIMARY WORK: Research and consulting, testing, information, and data bases. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Journal, book series, and research reports. INSTIT111~ OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND BUILDING TECHNOLOGY (IPBI) Reichpietschufer 72-76 1000 Berlin 30 CONTACT: G. Breitschaft, President MISSION: To serve as a central source for civil engineering and building technology issues. PRIMARY WORK: Provides services in civil engineering, prestressed steel, metallurgy, public works, concrete, plastics, building physics, fire protection, documentation, standardization; issues approval marks on quality control. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and fees for approvals. PUBLICATIONS: Bimonthly periodicals and lists of approvals. INSTITUTE FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE (IBS) Land sberge r s tr as s e 414 8000 Munchen 60 CONTACT: H. Martin, Director MISSION: To serve members with laboratory and testing expertise. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research and testing in reinforced concrete structures, methods of analysis, durability, and test methods. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Contract research and member fees. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and professional journals. BUILDING DIVISION OF THE GERMAN STANDARDS INSTITUTION Burggrafenstrasse 4-10 Postfach 1107 D 1000 Berlin 30 CONTACT: H. Bub, President MISSION: To establish and coordinate all building standards and codes. 113

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PRIMARY WORK: Through more than 300 working committees develops basic and planning standards, measuring standards, unified technical building regulations; addresses town and country planning, foundations, building components and elements, concrete, steel construction, finishings, roads, highways and bridges, and industrial and agricultural buildings. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and associations interested in standardization. PUBLICATIONS: Periodic issues of standardization news and technical standards and regulations. COMPUTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER FOR DATA PROCESSING IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (RIB) Schulze-Delitzsch-Strasse 2~3 D 7000 Stuttgart 80 CONTACT: Wolfgang Haas, General Manager MISSION: Civil engineering research and software development. PRIMARY WORK: Provides services in development of computer-aided design, computer-integrated drafting, structural analysis, highway design, and quantity surveying. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Contracted research and sale of software. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, technical papers, and user manuals. AACHEN TECHNICAL UNIVERSIlY, INSTITUTE FOR BUILDING RESEARCH Schinkelstrasse 3 D-5100 Aachen CONTAC[: H. R. Sasse, Director P. Schiebl, Director P. Schubert MISSION: Research, testing, development, and application of building materials. PRIMARY WORK: Research and development in the field of building materials, especially concrete, steel, masonry, use of waste materials, and polymers; special emphasis on basic behavior and properties, testing methods, and durability. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and contract research. PUBLICATIONS: Annual report, publications, and books. 114

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DARMSTADT TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE FOR CONCRETE STRUCTURES (THD/IFM) Al exan ders t r ass e 5 6100 Darmstadt CONTACT: Gert Konig, Director IFFY Joost Walraven Hans-Wolf Reinhardt MISSION: To serve as technical laboratory resource to the building community. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research In structural and earthquake analysis, materials, reinforced concrete, and prestressed concrete detailing and design. SOURCES OF FINANCE: Government, research contracts, and university. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, papers published in professional journals, and Darmstadt Concrete. DARMSTADT TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, INFORMATION PROCESSING IN BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING ORGANIZATIONS (IVB) Petersenstrasse 13 61000 Darmstadt CONTACT: He~zSchwarz,Director MISSION: To serve as technical laboratory resource to the building community. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in building planning and design, information storage and retrieval, and evaluation of software and test procedures. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, research contracts, and university. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, papers published in professional journals, and specialty publications. DARMSTADT TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION Technical University Alexanderstrasse 7 61000 Darmstadt CONTACT: J. G. Bouwkamp MISSION: Research on design, fabrication, and construction of land-based and offshore steel structures; materials testing; proof testing under static, cyclic, and random dynamic loads; service to industry; and continuing education. 115

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PRIMARY WORK: Static, cyclic, dynamic, and pseudodynamic testing of piping elements, systems, and support devices; earthquake resistance of piping systems and composite steel/concrete connections, assemblies, and frames under pseudodynamic loads using integrated CAT (Computer-Aided Testing) methods; full-scale, on-site dynamic studies of buildings, bridges, towers, and other civil engineering structures through field measurements; fire testing of connections and members; advisory services on structural engineering, including linear and nonlinear stability; and development of CAL (Computer-Aided Learning) and CAE (Computer-Aided Engineering) systems for teaching and design. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and service to industry. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and dissertations. BERLIN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE OF SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING Strasse des 17. Juni 135, Sekr. B7 D-1000 Berlin 12 CONTACT: S. Savidis, Director MISSION: Education and research work in civil engineering and consulting. PRIMARY WORK: Lectures and seminars in soil mechanics, dynamics, and foundation engineering; theoretical and experimental research activities, e.g., in earthquake engineering with numerical investigations and model tests on a shake table; consulting and laboratory investigations. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, research projects, consulting, and sales of services (laboratory). PUBLICATIONS: Research reports. BERLIN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE FOR STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND MATERIAL STRENGTH (IBF), HERMANN RIETSCHEL INSTIllTrE FOR HEATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING ENGINEERING (HRI) Strasse des 17 Juni 135 D 1000 Berlin 12 CONTACT: M. Specht, Director, IBF Horst Esdom, Managing Director, HRI MISSION: To provide teaching and research laboratory capabilities. PRIMARY WORK: IBF performs research on buildings and bridges, prefabricated construction, light metal construction, and concrete materials. HRI performs research on fundamentals of HVAC and energy conservation and tests heating components. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University, industry, and contracted research. 116

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PUBLICATIONS: HVAC text books, research results, and professional journals. BRAUNSCHWEIG TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE OF BUILDING MATERIAL, REINFORCED CONCRETE AND FIRE PROTECTION Beethovenstrasse 52 3300 Braunschweig CONTACT: Karl Kordina and F. S. Rostasy, Directors MISSION: To educate and serve as a research laboratory. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research and testing of building materials and reinforced and prestressed structural elements, acoustics, chemistry and physics of building materials, fire testing, behavior of materials in fire, and fire engineering design. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, research contracts, and fees for testing. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and publications In professional journals. BRAUNSCHWEIG TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, INSTITllIE FOR STATICS (STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS) Beethovenstrasse 51 D-3300 Braunschweig CONTACT: Heinz Duddeck MISSION: Research institute for analysis of civil engineering and underground structures. PRIMARY WORK: Analysis in structural engineering, tunnels, nonlinear methods, plasticity, and underground structures in rock and salt rock. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and research societies. PUBLICATIONS: Reports on research work and periodicals. ESSEN UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE OF BUILDING PHYSICS P.O. Box 68 43 D 4300 Essen 1 MISSION: To provide academic training and to serve as research laboratory. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in energy conservation, thermal insulation, solar technology, acoustics, moisture migration, thermal stresses on structures, and environmental issues. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Research contracts and university. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and specialty reports. 117

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HANNOVER llNIVERSIlY, INSTITUTE OF BUILDING MATERIALS AND MATERIALS TESTING Nienburger Strasse 3 D-3000 Hoover 1 CONTACT: H. J. Wierig MISSION: Lectures and research in the field of building materials, development of technologies, and quality control. PRIMARY WORK: Research on concrete, masony, and mortars. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, governmental and industrial research funds, and sales of services. PUBLICATIONS: Mitteilungen aus dem Institute fur Baustoff/alnde und Materialprufungder Universitat Ha'' n over. UNIVERSITY OF HANNOVER, INSTITUTE FOR HYDRAULICS AND COASTAL ENGINEERING Nienburger Strasse 4 D-3000 Hannover CONTACT: Managing Director MISSION: Execution of scientific studies in hydraulics and coastal engineering; special interest in waves, tides and sedimentation, harbours, estuaries and coastal protection, hydraulic structures, hydraulic modeling. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Governmental institutions, research funds, and clients in Germany and abroad. PUBLICATION: Mitteilungen des Franzius-Instituts (biannually3. STUTTGART UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE FOR CONCRETE STRUCTURES Pfaffenwaldr~g 7 D-7000 Stuttgart 80 CONIACI: E. H. J. Schiaich, Director MISSION: Research institute serving the University of Stuttgart. PRIMARY WORK: Teaching and theoretical and experimental research in the field of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures; code work in cooperation with national and international organizations; expertises and research in the field of cable net structures and mixed-use structures. 118

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SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, research funds of organizations, and industry. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, papers in technical journals, and textbooks. STtllTGART UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, INSTITUTE OF STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS Pfaffenwaldring 7 Postfach 80 1140 D 7000 Stuttgart 80 CONTACT: G. Drees, Director E. Ramm, Director MISSION: To provide academic education and serve as a research laboratory. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in construction management, organization of construction, energy use, cost control and structural analysis, computer programming, stability of structures, structural optimization, project management, and organization of construction companies, and controlling. SOURCES OF FINANCE: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, bulletins, technical and professional journals, and textbooks. STUTTGART UNIVERSITY, GEOTECHNICAL INSTrrUIE: FOR UNDERGROUND BUILDING, SOIL MECHANICS, ROCK MECHANICS, AND TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION Pfaffenwaldring 35 P.O. Box 80 1140 D-7000 Stuttgart 80 CONTACT: U.Smoltczyk MISSION: Research laboratory for soil mechanics, rock mechanics, foundation engineering, and tunneling problems. PRIMARY WORK: Research, teaching, and consulting. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Govermental bonds and sales of services. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports. 119