Conservation of Historic Brick Structures by Norbert Baer,Fitz Livingstone

By Norbert Baer,Fitz Livingstone

Despite the frequent use of brick development during the international, there was no significant research into its deterioration and sturdiness. This ebook presents the result of an enormous foreign examine led by means of West Germany which examines the factors of degradation as well as the therapy and strategies of keeping brickwork and old mortars. The deterioration mechanisms mentioned disguise bio deterioration, salt harm and the consequences of air pollution and moisture on masonry. enormous awareness can be dedicated to old mortars and renders, their research, behaviour below the strain of pollution and the improvement of suitable glossy formulations. Conservation equipment for brick masonry, together with de-salination, protecting coatings and injection grouting are tested intimately. an invaluable and huge diversity of case examine fabric can also be supplied. This quantity represents the main complete, cutting-edge review of the conservation of ancient brick masonry, and may be a useful resource of reference for all conservation practitioners and researchers operating during this field.

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