Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8560556
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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AYE TAVUKUOLU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 8560555
The course set above should be completed before taking CONS556 LAB.AND CONSERVATION OF STRUC.& MATE..

Course Content

Assessment of the state of preservation and durability of historic building materials, selection and preparation of repair materials, methods for controlling decay factors, and development of repair and maintenance programs for historic structures. Current conservation approaches and techniques with a critical view of their compatibility and performance in the field. Case studies concerning the conservation of historic materials and structures and their discussion in the context of material science in conservation.