Diagnosis and Conservation of Stone

Objectives

At the end of this course the student will have acquired knowledge, skills and competences  to:

  • to know and recognize stone cultural heritage;
  • to identify the problems that affect the exposed stone materials;
  • to know and be able to apply diagnosys methods;
  • to understand the degradation phenomena and the the driving mechanisms;
  • to propose conservation solutions to solve problems.  

General characterization

Code

7417

Credits

6.0

Responsible teacher

Carlos Manuel Chastre Rodrigues, Maria Paulina Santos Forte Faria Rodrigues

Hours

Weekly - 5

Total - 70

Teaching language

Português

Prerequisites

Knowledge on rock and stone types, properties and characteristics.

Bibliography

Available soon

Teaching method

Classes will be in Portuguese, except if foreign students are in the class.

Evaluation method

INDIVIDUAL EVALUATION BY MINI TESTS

There will be 3 mini-tests (or short individual oral assessments), each with a value of 10% of the final grade.

EVALUATION BY WORK
Part 1 (20%)
Part 2 (20%)
Part 3 (20%)
Presentation and Discussion of the final work (10%)

In any evaluation moment, students must also take into consideration the provisions of nº3 of article 10º of the ''Evaluation Rules of FCT NOVA'': “When fraud or plagiarism is proven in any of the evaluation elements of a UC, students directly involved are outright disapproved at UC, (…). ”

Subject matter

Available soon

Programs

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