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Author Croci, Giorgio, 1936-

Title The conservation and structural restoration of architectural heritage / Giorgio Croci.

Published Southampton, UK ; Boston : Computational Mechanics Publications, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.288 CROC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 251 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm.
Series International series on advances in architecture, 1368-1435 ; 1.
International series on advances in architecture ; v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 247).
Contents Pt. 1. The scientific approach to the study of architectural heritage. Ch. 1. The role of structure in the history of architecture. Ch. 2. The decay of materials and structural damage. Ch. 3. Acquisition of information and data. Ch. 4. Criteria and techniques for conservation and restoration. Ch. 5. Soil settlement and remedial measures. Ch. 6. Seismic actions and remedial measures. Ch. 7. Diagnosis and Safety evaluation -- Pt. 2. Structural analysis of masonry buildings. Ch. 8. Structural analysis of masonry buildings: general aspects. Ch. 9. Structural analysis of masonry buildings: specific calculations -- Author's Report: Dramatic rescue of the tympanum of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.
Subject Architecture -- Conservation and restoration.
Architecture -- Expertising.
ISBN 1853124826