Answer the following problems.
problem 1) Mention the properties of timber. describe the common defects of timber.
problem 2) What are the types of lime and describe the composition of lime mortar?
problem 3) describe briefly the chemical cleaning process adopted to conserve Cuprous metals.
problem 4) What are alloys? describe any one alloy in detail and its usage.
problem 5) What are various types of stone found in northern India? describe any two in detail.
problem 6) What is cast iron? Describe the causes of its decay.
problem 7) prepare brief note the following:
i) Defects in dome.
ii) Structural cracks in historic structures.
problem 8) What are the common defects found in wooden trusses in British Colonial structures?
problem 9) The residential type of structures belonging to Nizamshahi period are subjected to lot of wear and tear due to various natural and manmade agencies. describe the different defects associated with the structure.
problem 10) What are the different strengthening measures to be taken in mud structures?
problem 11) What are the significant aspects to be looked at while doing a condition assessment of a historic structure?