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Mechanics in Engineering ›› 2006, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (6): 0-0.doi: 10.6052/1000-0992-2006-305

• Mechanicist •    

PROTECTION OF HISTORICAL CULTURAL BUILDINGS AND MECHANICS

  

  • Received:2006-08-29 Revised:2006-09-06 Online:2006-12-10 Published:2006-12-10

Abstract: The relationship between protection of historical cultural buildings and mechanics, and the problems of mechanics in the protection of ancient relics are reviewed in this paper. A brief introduction to the history of the protection of cultural relics in China and all over the world is followed by a discussion on problems of mechanics modeling. Particularly, the achievements made, and the opportunity and challenge confronted by the researchers are emphasized. Finally, some comments and suggestions for the future research and protection of ancient buildings are proposed.

Key words: history of cultural relics protection, mechanics