Tuesday, June 12, 2007

352) Timber Decay in Buildings: The Conservation Approach to Treatment ***

Ridout, B. (2001). Timber Decay in Buildings: The Conservation Approach to Treatment. Spon Press, London.
  • Origins snd durability of building timber (ms3-15)
  • Sorption of water by timber (ms16-20)
  • Post-harvest changes and decay (ms23-36)
  • Death watch beetle (ms37-54)
  • Furniture beetle or woodworm (ms55-64)
  • Minor decay insects (ms65-75)
  • Dry rot (ms76-89)
  • Wet rots and minor decay fungi (ms90-99)
  • Timber pretreatments (ms100-109)
  • Regulations, legislation and charters (ms110-116)
  • Drying and wetting: a historical perspective on timber decay within buildings (ms119-141)
  • Fire damage and dereliction (ms142-159)
  • Monitoring the building environment (ms160-168)
  • Resolving conflicts between treatment and conservation (ms171-188)
  • Conclusiaon (ms187-188)
  • Analytical approach to preservative treatment (ms189-196)
  • Dry rot case studies (ms197-209)
  • References and bibliography (ms210-221)