Vulnerability of existing masonry buildings under induced seismicity
Existing mansonry building not designed with seismic standards in non-seismic area of the world can be vunerable to induced seismic actions by human activity. Main industrial activities that generates earthquakes are: hydrocarbons storage and extractions, shale gas exploitations, geothermal energy exploitation, mining operations, CO2 sequestration, dams. Typical building detailed are reproduced in the Eucentre laboratory […]
Seismic Assessment of the National Palace of Sintra, Portugal
Seismic assessment strategies for masonry structures. Case study: National Palace of Sintra, Portugal.