The subject of the thesis is salt and moisture movement that causes damage to wall paintings on church vaults. The deterioration was studied in the churches of Fanefjord, Kirkerup and Brarup. A desalination method was tested om location. The salt and moisture transfer was examined in detail in laboratory set-ups, and a model for the salt and moisture movement was proposed.
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Department of Structural Engineering and Materials, Technical University of Denmark, 1999