Advisory Panel Meeting - January 28th 2008


Textile Conservation Centre, University of Southampton Winchester Campus. Seminar Room 6.


10.00: Coffee

10.15: Introduction to the project - Frances Lennard- principal investigator

10.30: Introductions: panel members, affiliations and interests

10.45: Background to the application of engineering techniques, introduction to digital image correlation (DIC) and its application - Professor Janice Barton- co investigator

11.15: Presentations on progress over the last year:
Helen Williams – PhD student: evaluation of the behaviour of textile/tapestry materials subject to long term loading,
Dr Chen-Chun Ye - Research Assistant: application of optical fibres to measure strain in tapestries,
Djallal Khennouf - PhD student: modelling of tapestry degradation using digital image correlation

12.15: Lunch

1.15: Demonstration of the application of DIC to a large, damaged tapestry - Djallal Khennouf – PhD student

2.15: Discussion session - Led by Dr Alan Chambers – co investigator and Dinah Eastop – co investigator

3.00: Tea and close

Optional tour of Textile Conservation Centre