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The benefit of a tough skin: bullet holes, weathering, and the preservation of heritage

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Projectile damage to building stone is a widespread phenomenon. Sites damaged 100 years ago during First World War still see daily use, while in a more contemporary setting numerous reports show the damage to buildings in Babylon, Mosul and Palmyra. While research has been carried out on the long-term effects of conflict such as fire damage, little is known about the protracted damage sustained through the impact of bullets, shrapnel and other metal projectiles outside of the field of enginee...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rsos.160335

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Gomez-Heras, M More by this author
Brassey, C More by this author
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Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Blenkinsop, T More by this author
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Royal Society Publisher's website
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Royal Society Open Science Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
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Article: 160335
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2017-01-26
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ISSN:
2054-5703
Pubs id:
pubs:677392
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uri:1d31fdcc-904e-43cb-a9cd-da216583f557
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uuid:1d31fdcc-904e-43cb-a9cd-da216583f557
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pubs:677392

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