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Tracing Two Decades of Research at IIT Madras on Historical Structures



Author(s): Arun Menon
Paper category: Proceedings
Book title: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and Systems, Vol. 1
Editor(s): Manu Santhanam, Ravindra Gettu, Radhakrishna G. Pillai, Sunitha K. Nayar
ISBN: 978-2-35158-193-3
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-191-9
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2017
Pages: 171-190
Total Pages: 20
Language : English


Abstract: The current paper traces the evolution of civil engineering research on historical structures at IIT Madras from its genesis in the mid-1990s up until the present-day. The motivation behind involvement in this challenging inter-disciplinary field, the establishment of a dedicated facility at IIT Madras to tackle the national grand challenge of protection of India's built heritage, and the range of past and present exciting research problems and their outcomes are presented in the paper.


Online publication : 2017
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00


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