Graduate Catalog 2016-2017
TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF PREVENTATIVE CONSERVATION
Prerequisites: CNS614/615; co-requisite with CNS617.Explores the scientific principles behind preventive conservation and delivers hands-on experience in manipulating the storage and display environment for cultural heritage objects control. Topics include: degradation kinetics, environmental monitoring & control, artificial aging, materials testing, protective coatings, and mitigation of biological degradation. Laboratory exercises provide hands-on experiences in preventive conservation.
Equivalent course: CNS662
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