Chapter 8. Understanding Decay in Building Timbers

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Brian Ridout

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch8

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Ridout, B. (2008) Understanding Decay in Building Timbers, in Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111706

Online ISBN: 9780470697696

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Keywords:

  • building timbers;
  • durability;
  • biocides;
  • organisms;
  • larval growth

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Understanding what you see

  • References