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Monitoring moisture distribution on stone and masonry walls
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Electronic technology and of the communications,
  • Civil engineering and architecture
Information
Abstract
This paper presents work developed on moisture-related decay in San Juan Bautista Church (12th?13th Century) at Talamanca de Jarama, Madrid, Spain. This church shows a complex building history due to various constructions and remodeling stages, which affected water ingress in the walls. Moisture dynamics are also influenced by a forced air localized heating system which alters microclimatic conditions. Moisture distribution of selected areas of the walls, which were chosen based on their state of decay and the influence of the heating system on them, was monitored. Sensing techniques included wireless sensor networks, electrical resistance tomography, thermography and portable moisture meters. Outdoors, indoors and internal temperature and relative humidity of the walls at different depths were monitored. This work includes a comparative study of thermography and electrical resistance tomography to characterize thermal and hygrometric behavior of the most affected wall.
International
Si
Congress
TECHNOHERITAGE 2014
960
Place
Sevilla
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-1-138-02744-2
Start Date
24/06/2014
End Date
27/06/2014
From page
35
To page
40
II Congreso Internacional "Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage" Sevilla, 24-27 junio 2014
Participants
  • Autor: Maria Inmaculada Martinez Garrido (UPM)
  • Autor: Miguel Gómez-Heras (CEI Moncloa)
  • Autor: Rafael Fort González (IGEO (CSIC-UCM))
  • Autor: Mª José Varas-Muriel (UCM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Ingeniería Telemática y Electrónica
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