Structural Restoration of Masonry Monuments : Arches, Domes and Walls

ISBN: 9781032174525

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Historic structures need to be restored in line with international guidance and charters developed by architects and archaeologists, but technical understanding of structural engineering and materials is crucial, particularly with respect to response to earthquake loading.

This guide to structural assessment and restoration of masonry monuments and historical buildings outlines the techniques, materials and design procedures used. It begins with principles, theory and practice and then presents case studies.

Weight 1.2 kg
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Year

2021

Pages

350

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Description

Description

Historic structures need to be restored in line with international guidance and charters developed by architects and archaeologists, but technical understanding of structural engineering and materials is crucial, particularly with respect to response to earthquake loading.

This guide to structural assessment and restoration of masonry monuments and historical buildings outlines the techniques, materials and design procedures used. It begins with principles, theory and practice and then presents case studies.

The assessment focusses on

  • Building materials and construction techniques used in the past
  • The mechanics of masonry
  • The structural behaviour of masonry monuments and historical buildings
  • In-situ investigation and laboratory tests for existing and restoration materials.

The restoration elaborates on

  • Techniques and materials available for structural restoration
  • Structural analysis and design
  • Deciding on the restoration scheme
  • Emergency measures and protective measures.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction
2. Building Materials and Construction Techniques of Monuments
3. Masonry mechanics
4. Structural behaviour of masonry monumental buildings
5. Techniques and materials in use for structural restoration
6. In-situ investigations and laboratory test
7. Structural analysis and design
8. Assessment
9. Case studies

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