Structural Audit of a Heritage Structure: A Case Study
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2017 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2017|
|Authors : Rushabh Karnavat, Vivek Singh
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V47P228|
Rushabh Karnavat, Vivek Singh "Structural Audit of a Heritage Structure: A Case Study", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V47(3),170-175 May 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
Alandi temple is Indian famous spiritual location named as “Saint Dnyaneshwar samadhi”, which is located on the bank of river Indrayani, a tributary of Bhima River. This temple was constructed in 1570. The constructed temple comprises of different types of basaltic rock, which is the host rock of the area too. The rocks existing in the temple wall are Amygdaloidal basaltic rock, compact basalt, tachylitic rock etc. Presently the walls are been protected by the epoxy material. Still some part of the wall is exposed. The petrographic studies have revealed different mineral composition, their textural relationship has broadly helped to define the strength of the rock.
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