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New Tools for the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Italy: Innovative Techniques for In-situ Diagnostics

This study is part of a vast survey that focused on using nondestructive testing to keep masonry safe, which is fundamental to historical building protection and to understand the processes caused by water content inside an entire structure instead of the water content of a sample. The study also provides a better understanding of moisture fluxes in seasonal and daily cycles, in order to achieve greater effectiveness of conservation.

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