2 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 10,0 T + 5,0 TP
Acquire skills required to implement and enforce a pre-conservation of the remains from archaeological sources and built heritage, for future heritage preservation and restoration. Recognize the methodologies to be applied and the recovery techniques of organic and inorganic materials.
1.Preservation, conservation, restoration. Definitions/History/Ethical principles.
2&3.Organic & Inorganic Materials. Definition/Composition/Types/Analysis.
4.Degradation and preservation processes of organic and inorganic materials.Principal alteration factors: intrinsic and extrinsic.
6.Stabilization methods and conservation treatments.
Assigned written work.
Minimum pass mark is 9,5/20.
- Hamilton, D. (2001). Conservation of cultural materials from underwater sites.. . Netherlands: .
- Eaton, .. (2005). Ecology of Wood-Dergrading Bacteria. In: Preserving Cultural Heritage By Preventing Bacterial Decay of wood in Foundation Poles And Archaeological Sites.. .: Editor Dr. René Klaassen
Long distance learning via BBB platform (Big Blue Button), through exhibition of case studies.
Software used in class
Big Blue Button.