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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Materials Characterization for Architectural and Archeological Heritage

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid via Miríadax

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Descripción de curso
This course focuses on the characterization of historical materials, which is one of the main disciplines for conservation and restoration of built heritage. This knowledge is key to architects, restorers and archaeologists worldwide. This course centres primarily on the practical application of theoretical knowledge.

This MOOC has been elaborated with the collaboration of the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.


Module 0. Overview of the analytical techniques
Module 1. Natural stone. Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca
Module 2. Historic mortars. San Pedro Apostol de Polvoranca
Module 3. Concrete. Prefabricated panels by Fisac architect
Module 4. Steel and marble. Garden temple of the Cerralbo Museum
Module 5. Masonry works. Casa de los Aragoneses

Taught by

David Sanz, Esther Moreno, Isabel Salto-weis, Javier Pinilla and Sol López



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