NMR imaging of moisture and ion transport in building materials

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Our world’s cultural heritage is under constant threat from its environment. Salts are widely recognized as a major cause of the loss of many historical objects, such as statues, buildings and other artworks. While a porous material is drying, salt crystallization may occur at the surface (efflorescence) resulting in visual damage or just below the surface (subfiuorescence), where it may cause structural damages, for example, delamination, surface chipping or disintegration, with consequent loss of detail. Many contemporary buildings and civil constructions also suffer from salt-induced damage processes. Salt weathering can therefore be considered as a common hazard with significant cultural and economic implications. Hence, a detailed knowledge of moisture and salt transport is essential for understanding the durability of these materials.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelMagnetic Resonance Microscopy
RedacteurenS.L. Codd, J.D. Seymour
Plaats van productieWeinheim, Germany
UitgeverijWiley-VCH Verlag
ISBN van geprinte versie9783527320080
StatusGepubliceerd - 2009


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Pel, L., & Huinink, H. P. (2009). NMR imaging of moisture and ion transport in building materials. In S. L. Codd, & J. D. Seymour (editors), Magnetic Resonance Microscopy (blz. 451-463). Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1002/9783527626052.ch28