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STONES AND MORTARS

Master "Denkmalpflege und Umnutzung" ; Modul D5 Steine und Mörtel
Spring term 2011:  FRIDAYS from the 18th March to the 15th April 2011 from 9:00 to 17:00, Pestalozzistrasse 20 in Burgdorf
Lecturer: Dr Christine Bläuer
Overheads and oral presentation: german

Subject Description
Introduction

xb_1_FHBE2011Einleitung_HZ.pdf
xb_2_FHBE2011Materialeigensch_HZ.pdf

Introduction to weathering morphologies and to the conservation of inorganic porous materials

Theory of water absorption mechanisms, water vapour adsorption, condensation, water vapour diffusion and evaporation of fluids in and out of a porous network

Condition of exposure
xb_4_FHBE2011ExterneFaktoren_HZ.pdf
xb_5_FHBE2011Salzverwitterung_HZ.pdf

Discussion about the impact of temperature, humidity, fog, rain, frost, snow, wind, room climat, salts, microbiology

Excursion and observation of weathering on buildings

Natural stone, mortars
Gesteinsklassifikation.pdf
xb_3_FHBE2011_Moertel_HZ.pdf

Classification of rocks; composition of historic and modern mortars; physical properties of stones and mortars

weathering of stones and mortars
xb_6_FHBE2011Verwitterungsformen_HZ.pdf
xb_7_FHBE2011Schadenssituationen_HZ.pdf
xb_8_FHBE2011VerwitterungsGeschwind_HZ.pdf

How and why stones and mortars on buildings are weathered
Materials and methods of conservation
xb_9_FHBE2011Massnahmen_HZ.pdf

Maintenance; preventive conservation; products used for consolidation, water repellents, and the protection of stone materials