REDMONEST’s main objective was to develop a real-time managing system to evaluate the corrosion process of ancient concrete exposed to natural aging (including several weathering mechanisms such as carbonation and chloride-induced corrosion, and climate impact).
|This system has provided self-adapting capabilities to different types of tangible heritage and has incorporated embedded sensors and data transmission devices to allow for real-time control of the structural integrity of the investigated infrastructure.
It has developed a novel monitoring system that has been integrated as part of the overall control, incorporating data analysis and assessment software tolls including computational structural prognosis models and dynamic re-design parameters based on continuously measured data.
The system has been the basis of Early Warning Systems (EWS) for the particular application of ancient concrete. The project has contributed not only to the development of the EWS but in the basic aspects for a rational managing of the inventory and the prioritization of those to be protected.
This project is funded by The Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage (JPI CH) within the framework of the First Pilot Call.