Structural Survey: Volume 28 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Selected Papers from the Third Conference on Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, University of Porto, 2009

Guest Editors: Vasco Peixoto de Freitas, Joo M.P.Q. Delgado

Rehabilitation of the glass and metal dome of the Hall of Nations in Palácio Da Bolsa (former Stock Exchange), Oporto

V.P. de Freitas, N. Valentim Lopes, M.S. Angélico

The purpose of this paper is to describe the procedure of repairing the glass and metal dome roof in Oporto in Portugal. It aims to discuss the project for the rehabilitation of…

In‐service parameters from façade rendering mortars: Bulk density and open porosity determined from samples collected in situ

Inês Flores‐Colen, Luís Silva, Jorge de Brito, Vasco Peixoto de Freitas

The purpose of this paper is to analyse two parameters relevant to the physical‐mechanical performance of external renders, mainly, bulk density and apparent or open porosity, by…

Buildings in the old town of Coimbra: knowledge and action to promote their rehabilitation

J. Mendes da Silva, Romeu Vicente, Ana Cristina N. Subtil

The purpose of this paper is to report on the behaviour of the different types of façades used in the old town of Coimbra in Portugal when they are exposed to seismic activity.

Study of influence of wind pressure and rain conditions in rain screen walls

Joaquín Fernández Madrid

The purpose of this paper is to design and develop a model for testing watertightness of rainscreen walls.

Minor destructive techniques applied to the mechanical characterization of historical rubble stone masonry structures

I. Lombillo, L. Villegas, J. Elices

The analysis of ancient buildings presents professionals with important challenges, so it is necessary to have a rational methodology of analysis of these constructions. From the…




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