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Strategies for the Assessment of Historic Masonry Structures



Title: Strategies for the Assessment of Historic Masonry Structures
Author(s): L. Binda, C. Maierhofer
Paper category : conference
Book title: 59th RILEM Week
Editor(s): M. Brusin
Print-ISBN: None
e-ISBN: 2351580451
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2005
Pages: 103 - 124
Total Pages: 22
Nb references: 18
Language: English


Abstract: Historic buildings and centres, an important part of our cultural heritage, need to be preserved. In order to reach the goal a deep knowledge is needed.
The main objective of an EC project involving 15 partners was the development and improvement of methodologies for the evaluation of structure and material properties. These methodologies are based on non-destructive (NDT) and minor destructive (MDT) testing methods which are adapted and optimised to assess selected damages and testing problems. The achieved results of the project are outlined.


Online publication: 2005-08-19
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00


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