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Course syllabus N400T3_4D - Technologies of Preservation of Materials and Objects of Heritage (FCFT - 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Technologies of Preservation of Materials and Objects of Heritage
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture5 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Conservation of Heritage Materials and Objects - doctoral (compulsory), 1. year
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Individual work and presentation
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will acquire advanced knowledge of chemical and technological processes of individual and mass conservation of cultural heritage objects of various kinds. They acquire the ability criteria for the classification of individual operations given the state of preservation of the object and conditions. They will know the principles of preventive conservation.
Course contents:
Characteristics of heritage objec from poin of view of choice and application of protection methods. Variability of material composition, shape and size, technological parameters, the degree of damage, the protection capacity. Preliminry and final quality control in process of preservation. Cleaning - mechanical and chemical, desalination, washing. Sterilization and disinfection. Impregnation methods in the preservation of different types of materials - wood, paper, textiles, stone. Deacidification technologies - aqueous and non-aqueous processes. Consolidation and petrification. Drying. Plasma-protection technology. Preventive conservation and preservation. Fire protection and safety in storage and accessibility of heritage.
Recommended or required reading:
ĎUROVIČ, M. Restaurování a konzervování archiválií a knih. Praha: Paseka, 2002. 517 p. ISBN 80-7185-383-6.
PORCK, H. Mass Deacidification.  [online]. 1996. URL: http:// www.knaw.nl/ecpa/publ/porck11.html.
WOLBERS, R. Cleaning painted surfaces - aqeous methods. London: Archetype Publications, 2003. 198 p. ISBN 1-873132-36-0.
HATCHFIELD, P B. Pollutants in the Museum Environment. London: Archetype Publications, 2005. 204 p. ISBN 1-873132-96-4.
APPELBAUM, B. Conservation Treatment Methodology. Oxford, England: Elsevier, 2007. 437 p. ISBN 978-0-75068-274-9.

NIKITIN, M. -- MEĽNIKOVA, E. Chemie v konzervátorské a restaurátorské praxi: Z rus.orig. Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 2003. 231 p. ISBN 80-210-3062-3.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 9

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Milena Reháková, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification:
9. 1. 2020
doc. Ing. Milena Reháková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Samuel Hraško on 01/09/2020.

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