Nondestructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures

1st Edition

Luisa Maria da Silva Gonçalves, Hugo Rodrigues, Florindo Gaspar

CRC Press
Published October 2, 2017
Reference - 262 Pages - 210 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138710474 - CAT# K32217

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  • Presents applications of the latest nondestructive technologies- thermographic imaging, geophysics data, 3D data, and more.

  • Examines structural analysis to support preservation processes.

  • Discusses the uses for terrestrial laser scanning and ground penetrating radar.

  • Explains how multispectral images can be utilized for structural health monitoring.

  • Presents practical case studies throughout, and explains the techniques utilized in each.

  • Summary

    New technologies play an increasingly important role in the analysis, monitoring, restoration, and preservation of historic structures. These technological systems continue to get more advanced and complex, for example: 3D digital construction and documentation programming, 3D imaging data (including laser scanning and photogrammetry), multispectral and thermographic imaging, geophysical data, etc. This book will present the latest nondestructive technologies used in the characterization, preservation, and structural health monitoring of historic buildings. It will include numerous case studies, as well as theoretical explanations about each of the methods and technologies used in each.


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