Miguel Magina


Historic timber roof structures

This dissertation covers the study of historic timber roof structures in Transylvania area - Romania, the structures type, its elements and connection variety between them. Procedures to study a structure of this category are approached. It is also referred semi and non-destructive tests that can be done to better understand the present wood characteristics, and potential reparation or strengthening solutions for the structure in case it is necessary. Ultimately a case study is analyzed and some intervention solutions are proposed for a gothic structure type in the nave of Huedin Reformed church.