The course has the declared aim to provide the adequate knowledge to the study of mortars, ceramics and rocks used in cultural heritage.
Expected learning outcomes are:
- Recognition and description of the mineralogical and petrographic features of natural and artificial stone materials (mortars and ceramics).
- Interpretation of petrographic data in order to understand the various aspects of their use in cultural heritage through examples of common interest.
- Knowledge of analytical methods for the study of natural and artificial stone materials.
Method of assessment:
The student will demonstrate an adequate knowledge of the scientific method and techniques of data analysis.
These skills will be verified through the discussion of specific issues addressed in the lectures using scientific articles provided by the teacher.
Notes on the petrographic characteristics of glass and metal
Files and Power Point lecture notes
For not attending students will be provided lecture notes
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