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Cultural Heritage Conservation And Environmental Impact Assessment By Non Destructive Testing And Micro Analysis

Author : Rene van Grieken
ISBN : 9781482283983
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book mostly contains contributions by the invited lecturers at the 7th International Conference on Non-Destructive Testing and Micro-Analysis for the Diagnostics and Conservation of the Cultural and Environmental Heritage. The contributors have all been chosen for their individual reputations and the quality of their research, but also because they represent a field deemed highly important. Hence, this book give balanced coverage of the areas that are most relevant in non-destructive testing and micro-analysis in the realm of cultural heritage. The analysis methods provide the clinical composition of cultural artifacts to elucidate their provenance, the rate of alteration as a result of exposure to the environment and the effectiveness of conservation and restoration strategies. The techniques are partially or fully non-destructive, are portable, or allow study of different parts of a heterogeneous work of art.

Conservation Science For The Cultural Heritage

Author : Evangelia A. Varella
ISBN : 9783642309854
Genre : Science
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Conservation Science is a rather innovative application of instrumental analysis with steadily increasing importance. Although the first attempts for preserving material from the cultural heritage on a scientific basis are found in the 19th century pioneer chemistry years, only the use of sophisticated physicochemical techniques results in effective identification and deterioration studies of monuments and objects, and in reliable intervention procedures. This volume allows to gain solid knowledge and improved skills on the ways separation schemes and diagnostic methodologies are applied in the safeguarding and authentication of tangible works of art; as well as on the modes of implementing novel safeguarding practices built on well-established principles – such as the use of laser in the decontamination of objects. All techniques are covered at a state-of-the-art level; while selected applications permit addressing major groups of materials and artefacts. Conservation Science is nowadays taught at master’s level in all developed countries, and museum laboratories increasingly adopt scientific approaches in their restoration initiatives. The book is intended as a valuable tool for students and professionals active in these frames. In addition, it provides an indispensable manual for participants in the specialized intensive courses, which are systematically offered by the authors under the auspices of the relevant European network.

Human Computer Interaction Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author : Management Association, Information Resources
ISBN : 9781466687905
Genre : Computers
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As modern technologies continue to develop and evolve, the ability of users to interface with new systems becomes a paramount concern. Research into new ways for humans to make use of advanced computers and other such technologies is necessary to fully realize the potential of 21st century tools. Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications gathers research on user interfaces for advanced technologies and how these interfaces can facilitate new developments in the fields of robotics, assistive technologies, and computational intelligence. This four-volume reference contains cutting-edge research for computer scientists; faculty and students of robotics, digital science, and networked communications; and clinicians invested in assistive technologies. This seminal reference work includes chapters on topics pertaining to system usability, interactive design, mobile interfaces, virtual worlds, and more.

Scientific Methods And Cultural Heritage

Author : Gilberto Artioli
ISBN : 9780199548262
Genre : Art
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Artioli provides an introduction to the methods and rationales of the scientific investigation of cultural heritage materials, with an emphasis placed on the analytical strategies, modes of operation and resulting information rather than on technicalities.

Hanghaus 1 In Ephesos

Author : Barbara Czurda
ISBN : 3700136722
Genre : History
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This volume presents the approximately 1,150 glass fragments from the "Hanghaus" 1 in Ephesos, providing an overview of seven centuries of Roman glass: from late-Hellenistic bowls to early-Byzantine lamps and goblets. The diversity of shapes reflects not only the city's location at the intersection of the western and eastern Roman regions, but also its prosperity in the first three centuries A.D. and its subsequent economic decline. The typological processing of the finds was supplemented by comprehensive comparisons with other archaeological locations. This and the investigation of twenty-two homogeneous find complexes from different periods allow conclusions concerning production locations, distribution and dating. The volume also includes plates with drawings, colour photographs and maps, as well as an extensive bibliography. The second part contains a material analysis of 106 specimens, the selection offering the greatest possible diversity in typological and chronological terms.

Nuovo Cimento Della Societ Italiana Di Fisica

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036049773
Genre : Physics
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Icom Cc Wood Furniture And Lacqure

Author : Hany Hanna
ISBN : 9775118352
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Science And Technology For The Conservation Of Cultural Heritage

Author : Miguel Angel Rogerio-Candelera
ISBN : 9780203508015
Genre : Science
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From 2nd to 5th October 2012 an International Congress on Science and Technology for the conservation of Cultural Heritage was held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, organized by the Universidade of Santiago de Compostela on behalf of TechnoHeritage Network. The congress was attended by some 160 participants from 10 countries, which presented a total of 145 contributions among plenary lectures, oral, and poster communications. The congress was dedicated to eight topics, namely (1) Environmental assessment and monitoring (pollution, climate change, natural events, etc.) of Cultural Heritage; (2) Agents and mechanisms of deterioration of Cultural Heritage (physical, chemical, biological), including deterioration of modern materials used in Contemporary Art and information storage; (3) Development of new instruments, non invasive technologies and innovative solutions for analysis, protection and conservation of Cultural Heritage; (4) New products and materials for conservation and maintenance of Cultural Heritage; (5) Preservation of industrial and rural heritage from the 19th and 20th centuries; (6) Security technologies, Remote sensing and Geographical Information Systems for protection and management of Cultural Heritage; (7) Significance and social value of Cultural Heritage; and (8) Policies for conservation of Cultural Heritage. This volume publishes a total of ninety-three contributions which reflect some of the most recent responses to the challenge of cultural assets conservation.

Environmental Research Newsletter

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ISBN : IND:30000132489422
Genre : Environmental protection
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Organic Mass Spectrometry In Art And Archaeology

Author : Prof Maria Perla Colombini
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124141669
Genre : Science
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Offers an overview of the analysis of art and archaeological materials using techniques based on mass spectrometry Illustrates basic principles, procedures and applications of mass spectrometric techniques. Fills a gap in the field of application on destructive methods in the analysis of museum objects Edited by a world-wide respected specialists with extensive experience of the GC/MS analysis of art objects Such a handbook has been long-awaited by scientists, restorers and other experts in the analysis of art objects

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