Innovative strengthening solutions for masonry structures
New strengthening techniques for masonry walls, based on the application of FRCM materials or timber elements.
Improving connections against local mechanisms in masonry buildings
Some solutions to prevent the activation of local mechanism by improving connections among intersecting walls and between walls and diaphragms.
Equivalent-frame modelling of masonry buildings with irregular opening layout
The equivalent-frame discretisation of walls with irregular opening distributions.
Global and local analysis of masonry buildings
Methods to analyse the global and local response of masonry buildings. Focus to nonlinear static and linear kinematic analysis.
Messa in opera degli interventi di rafforzamento sismico: esecuzione e cantierizzazione
I criteri progettuali per il rafforzamento di un edificio in c.a. daneggiato da un sisma.
Seismic vulnerability assessment and mitigation of existing masonry buildings
Evaluation of seismic performance and mitigation of existing masonry buildings.
Challenges on the seismic assessment and strengthening of traditional masonry buildings
Seismic assessment strategies for masonry structures. Case Study: traditional masonry building in Porto (Portugal) and Liège (Belgium).