Investigation of the degradation of sandstones in Sydney's heritage buildings

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dc.contributor.author Ip, Kin Hong en_US
dc.contributor.author Ray, Abhi en_US
dc.contributor.author Stuart, Barbara en_US
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Paul en_US
dc.contributor.editor C. Modena, P.B. Lourenco and P. Roca en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:37:49Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:37:49Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002404 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Ip Kin Hong et al. 2005, 'Investigation of the degradation of sandstones in Sydney's heritage buildings', Taylor and Francis Group, London, UK, pp. 239-244. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-415-36379-2 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/7822
dc.description.abstract Sydney, with many of its heritage buildings and monuments constructed as a result ofthe first European settlement in the l800s, is a city built on a large block of sandstone. Although many ofthese buildings are still strong and sound, signs of deterioration have become evident in recent years. In order to prevent these precious buildings from further degradation, the weathering mechanisms of the stones must be thoroughly understood before suitable protection measures can be implemented. In this study, four techniques have been selected to detect chemical and physical differences between weathered and unweathered sandstones - Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS). en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Investigation of the degradation of sandstones in Sydney's heritage buildings en_US
dc.parent Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions - Possibilities of Numerical and Experimental Techniques vol 1 en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 239 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 244 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Chemistry and Forensic Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 030300 en_US
dc.personcode 97049136 en_US
dc.personcode 860311 en_US
dc.personcode 950589 en_US
dc.personcode 960405 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom IV International Seminar on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions en_US
dc.date.activity 20041110 en_US
dc.location.activity Padova, Italy en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 960405 en_US


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