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Published: Građevinar 70 (2018) 3
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Stone and mortar in bridges from the Ottoman period in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Naida Ademović, Azra Kurtović

Abstract

Main parameters for the construction of stone bridges, and major factors for selection of new (replacement) stone and mortar, are presented in the paper. Laboratory test results are given for the stone and mortar normally used in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of cultural and historical heritage structures from the Ottoman period in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A special attention is paid to physical and mechanical characteristics of tufa, travertine and limestone, as basic materials used in the construction of such structures.

Keywords
cultural and historical heritage, mortars, stone, hydraulic additives, restoration, laboratory testing

HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE:

Ademović, N., Kurtović, A.: Stone and mortar in bridges from the Ottoman period in Bosnia and Herzegovina, GRAĐEVINAR, 70 (2018) 3, pp. 213-224, doi: https://doi.org/10.14256/JCE.2003.2017

OR:

Ademović, N., Kurtović, A. (2018). Stone and mortar in bridges from the Ottoman period in Bosnia and Herzegovina, GRAĐEVINAR, 70 (3), 213-224, doi: https://doi.org/10.14256/JCE.2003.2017

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Authors:
naida ademovic
Naida Ademović
University of Sarajevo
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Azra Kurtovic WEB
Azra Kurtović
University of Sarajevo
Faculty of Civil Engineering