Abstract

This paper presents an experimental campaign carried out in an historical industrial building of Barcelona from the 19th century, considering in-situ and laboratory minor destructive testing (MDT) techniques. The results obtained showed a good relationship between the in-situ MDT techniques and the tests carried out in the laboratory. The experimental results from different portions of the large-scale building allowed the discovery of different material typologies deriving from different construction phases.

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Volume Inspection methods, non-destructive techniques and laboratory testing, 2021
DOI: 10.23967/sahc.2021.144
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