Dimension Stone Cladding: Design, Construction, Evaluation, by Kurt R. Hoigard, editor

By Kurt R. Hoigard, editor

STP 1394 covers the most recent suggestions in new stone cladding and the rehabilitation of present stone cladding installations. thirteen peer-reviewed papers are grouped into 4 sections: Stone Cladding Preconstruction Evaluation--examines doctoral thesis learn paintings played on the collage of Illinois, in regards to the use of impulse-generated tension waves as a nondestructive technique of deciding upon stone houses. Stone Weathering And Durability--details equipment of sturdiness evaluate at present utilized in the U.S. and ecu neighborhood; discusses the relationships among crystalline constitution, thermal hysteresis, and bowing of Carrara marble panels; and gives a case background assessing the foundation reasons of weathering-induced harm to an eighty 12 months outdated granite facade and explores a number of restorative remedy tools. layout Of Stone Cladding Systems--addresses granite layout matters regarding wind and gravity help structures. research And recovery Of current Stone Cladding Systems--offer quite a few case experiences, observations, and particular techniques concerning investigative capability and service tools used to handle distressed stone facades. This e-book can be of curiosity to • Designers • construction vendors • Architects • Engineers • Contractors • Rehabilitation experts

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Dos Reis and graduate student Amin K. Habboub are associated with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champalgn, 104 South Mathews, Urbana, Illinois. org 40 DIMENSIONSTONE CLADDING be significant and may lead to a departure from the current design objectives of dimension stone. Microstructural information is most beneficial when combined with experienced field observations and adequate in-situ experimental tests [4]. They are needed during stages of excavation, stone type selection, construction, and renovation [4].

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