Testing and Assessment of Marble and Limestone


 
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WP 2 Assessment of facades

WP leader RAMBØLL
Task leader Task 2.1: Björn Schouenborg, SP
Task 2.2: Jan Anders Brundin, Jananders Consulting AB
Task 2.3: Thomas Weiss, UNIGOE
Task 2.4: Tim Yates, BRE
Task 2.5: Björn Schouenborg, SP
Task 2.6: Stefan Lind, Fischerwerke
Contents Task 2.1: Equipment for field measurement of bowing
Task 2.2: Inspection of selected buildings from WP 1
Task 2.3: Strength tests
Task 2.4: Risk analysis
Task 2.5: Preparation of samples
Task 2.6: Anchoring system
Objective Develop a method and equipment for measuring in-situ bowing and expansion of building facades with marble and limestone claddings. Establish a procedure and model for calculation of the safety risk for a facade with marble and limestone cladding in relation to bowing, reduced strength and anchoring system. Give specific input to all the involved building owners.
Background The partners experience from inspection of building facades with marble and limestone cladding.
Work Plan

For information contact:
Björn Schouenborg (Co-ordinator), SP 
Phone: +46105166867  
Fax: +46 33 13 45 16 
E-mail: bjorn.schouenborg@sp.se