Academic Catalog

CONS555 DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF MATERIAL DECAY IN HISTORIC STRUCTURES

Course Code: 8560555
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Graduate Program In Conservation Of Cultural Heritage
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. ELF SIRT IPLAK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to the weathering processes of historic materials and the structure with emphasis on stone, brick, mortar, plaster, timber and metal. Diagnostic studies on materials decay and their relationship with the building systems. The use of analytical data for diagnosis and conservation. Repair and conservation treatments for stone, brick, mortar, plaster, timber and metal.