Long-term Performance and Durability of Masonry Structures : Degradation Mechanisms, Health Monitoring and Service Life Design Paperback / softback
Edited by Bahman (Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK) Ghiassi, Paulo B. (Professor of Structural Engineering, Co-head of the Institute for Sustainability Lourenco
Part of the Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering series
Long-Term Performance and Durability of Masonry Structures: Degradation Mechanisms, Health Monitoring and Service Life Design focuses on the long-term performance of masonry and historical structures.
The book covers a wide range of related topics, including degradation mechanisms in different masonry types, structural health monitoring techniques, and long-term performance and service life design approaches.
Each chapter reflects recent findings and the state-of-the-art, providing practical guidelines.
Key topics covered include the theoretical background, transport properties, testing and modeling, protective measures and standards and codes.
The book's focus is on individual construction materials, the composite system and structural performance.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 422 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
- Publication Date: 30/11/2018
- Category: Conservation of buildings & building materials
- ISBN: 9780081021101