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Development of a methodology for characterization of historicalmortars in the Walloon region (Belgium)



Title: Development of a methodology for characterization of historicalmortars in the Walloon region (Belgium)
Author(s): M. Demelenne, F. Dagrain, J-C. Scaillet
Paper category : conference
Book title: 2nd Conference on Historic Mortars - HMC 2010 and RILEM TC 203-RHM final workshop
Editor(s): J. Válek, C. Groot and J.J. Hughes
Print-ISBN: None
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-112-4
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2010
Pages: 99 - 109
Total Pages: 11
Nb references: 7
Language: English


Abstract: A wide-scale program on the suitability of mortar formulation for heritage buildings in the Walloon Region has been undertaken to improve restoration habits in order to guarantee the permanence of patrimonial monuments.
A global methodology has been established for the collection, registration, and macroscopic description of mortar specimens sampled in the field and the experimental physico-mechanical characterizations performed in laboratory.


Online publication: 2010-10-25
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00


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