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Stone Decay: Its Causes and Controls by Taylor & Francis Ltd (Hardback, 2004)
Stone-Decay-Its-Causes-and-Controls-by-Taylor-Francis-Ltd-Hardback-2004
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Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to ... Read moreabout the condition
Subject:

Geography, Environment & Agriculture

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Hardback

Subject 2:

Earth Sciences

Language:

English

Publication Year:

25/03/2004

ISBN:

9781873394571

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Offers insights into the nature of decay processes and the factors that control them. This book covers the mapping of facades to explain rates of decay associated with conservation actions; the laboratory simulation of corrosion in polluted atmospheres; the quantification of colour change through a study of the artificial ageing of building stone.

Key Features
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
Date of Publication25/03/2004
Language(s)English
FormatHardback
ISBN-101873394578
ISBN-139781873394571
GenreEarth Sciences

Publication Data
Place of PublicationLondon
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintDonhead Publishing
Content Noteb&w illustrations

Dimensions
Weight816 g
Height240 mm
Pagination320

Credits
Edited byA. Turkington, B. J. Smith

Description
Table Of ContentsIntroduction: B.J. Smith and A.V. Turkington; Quantification of the decay rates of cleaned and soiled building sandstones M.E. Young, J. Ball and R.A. Laing; Durability and rock properties R.J. Inkpen, D. Petley and W. Murphy; The use of image analysis for quantitative monitoring of stone alteration V. Lebrun, C. Toussaint and E. Pirard; Mechanisms of attack on limestone by NO2 and SO2 G.C. Allen, A. El-Turki, K.R. Hallam, E.E. Coulson and R.A. Stowell; Weathering of sandstone sculptures on Charles Bridge, Prague: influence of previous restoration R. P ikryl, J. Svobodova and D. Hradil; Experimental weathering of rhyolite tuff building stones and the effect of an organic polymer conserving agent A. Torok, M. Galos and K. Kocsanyi-Kopecsko; Chemical composition of precipitation in Krakow: its role in salt weathering of stone building materials W. Wilczy ska-Michalik; Interpreting the spatial complexity of decay features on a sandstone wall A.V. Turkington and B.J. Smith; Arkose 'brownstone' tombstone weathering in the Northeastern USA T.C. Meierding; Weathering of Portuguese megaliths - evidence for rapid adjustment to new environmental conditions G.A. Pope and V.C. Miranda; Influence of anthropogenic factors on weathering of the Carpathian flysch sandstones W. Wilczy ska-Michalik and M. Michalik; Observations on stepkarren formed on limestone, gypsum and halite terrains D. Mottershead and G. Lucas; The role of mechanical and biotic processes in solution flute development D. Mottershead and G. Lucas; Weathering scales, landscapes and change: some thoughts on links R.J. Inkpen.
Author BiographyBernard J. Smith, School of Geosciences, The Queen's University, Belfast His research interests centre around weathering in a variety of geomorphological settings. Most work at present is, however, concentrated on investigations into urban stone decay. These include: stress inheritance in stone, concepts of durability, microfracturing in granites, short-term exposure trials of building stones and the difficulties of projecting the long-term behaviour of stone in buildings. This work is supported by two current EPSRC grants on 'the effects of surface alteration of stone on moisture and pollutant uptake' and 'The catastrophic decay of building sandstones'. Alice V. Turkington Alice Turkington is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, University of Kentucky. Her PhD. at the Queen's University, Belfast was 'The durability of sandstone in salt-rich environments'.

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In very good condition with a tear on the top of the spine which does not affect it's use.

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