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*Brick and Block Masonry - Trends, Innovations and Challenges* contains the lectures and regular papers presented at the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference (Padova, Italy, 26-30 June 2016).

In an ever-changing world, in which innovations are rapidly implemented but soon surpassed, the challenge for masonry, the oldest and most traditional building material, is that it can address the increasingly pressing requirements of quality of living, safety, and sustainability. This abstracts volume and full paper USB device, focusing on challenges, innovations, trends and ideas related to masonry, in both research and building practice, will proof to be a valuable source of information for researchers and practitioners, masonry industries and building management authorities, construction professionals and educators.

## TABLE OF CONTENTS

part |54 pages

Keynotes

chapter |14 pages

#### Multi-scale analysis of masonry structures based on discrete element method

chapter |12 pages

#### Green building programs in the USA and sustainable design strategies utilizing masonry

chapter |18 pages

#### Some considerations on testing and experimental simulation of seismic behaviour of masonry walls and buildings

part |300 pages

Analysis of masonry structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Probability of occurrance of slip failure along head joints in masonry subjected to in-plane loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Backbone model for displacement-based seismic design of reinforced masonry shear wall buildings

chapter |8 pages

#### Determination the capacity reduction factor of masonry walls under buckling—a numerical procedure based on the transfer matrix method

chapter |8 pages

#### Critical remarks on the use of partial safety factors in non-linear analysis of vertically loaded masonry walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Comparative seismic assessment of masonry towers through nonlinear analysis: The RiSEM experience

chapter |8 pages

#### Closed form homogenization model for masonry in-plane loaded

chapter |8 pages

#### Some remarks on the dynamic characterization of historical architectural complexes in the context of seismic performance assessment

chapter |10 pages

#### The relevance of frictional resistances in out-of-plane mechanisms of block masonry structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Dynamic identification analysis for the FE model updating of masonry buildings

chapter |8 pages

#### Strength reduction factor for out-of-plane failure mechanisms of masonry walls

chapter |10 pages

#### In-plane strength under seismic forces of multi-storey masonry walls reinforced by steel ties

chapter |10 pages

#### Strength of cracked masonry buttresses under horizontal loads

chapter |6 pages

#### Cross curves of stability for drystone retaining wall design

chapter |8 pages

#### A study of masonry walls by boundary element formulation using homogenization procedure

chapter |8 pages

#### Discrete modelling of masonry structures under dynamic loading

chapter |8 pages

#### Quasi-static cyclic testing of partially grouted masonry walls with openings—preliminary results

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of connections in the seismic behaviour of trilithic large blocks masonry structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Finite element modelling of a hybrid unreinforced masonry-reinforced concrete wall

chapter |6 pages

#### Finite element analysis on unreinforced masonry walls with openings under lateral loads

chapter |10 pages

#### Stochastic spatial modelling of material properties and structural strength of unreinforced masonry in two-way bending

chapter |8 pages

#### Seismic assessment of stone masonry using distinct element method

chapter |10 pages

#### Nonlinear macroelement modelling of experimental tests on masonry buildings with rigid diaphragms

chapter |10 pages

#### The earthquake performance of stone-masonry basilica churches in Kefalonia-Greece including wall detachment and soil-foundation deformability

chapter |8 pages

#### New method for determining spacing of movement joints in solid unreinforced veneer walls

chapter |6 pages

#### Comparison of equivalent beam models and refined approaches for the modelling of masonry portal frames

chapter |6 pages

#### Is Modal Pushover Analysis accurate in estimating seismic demands for unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms?

chapter |8 pages

#### Comparison of seismic behaviour of façades of colonial churches with and without bell towers

chapter |8 pages

#### Seismic assessment of innovative AAC masonry solutions

chapter |10 pages

#### Analysis of reinforced masonry structures: Equivalent frame approach with Force-Based Elements

chapter |8 pages

#### Evaluation of masonry block structures subjected to foundation settlements using limit equilibrium analysis

chapter |6 pages

#### Modelling crushing failure in 3d limit analysis of masonry block structures by mathematical programming

chapter |8 pages

#### Modelling the mechanical behaviour of vegetable fiber reinforced concrete blocks

chapter |8 pages

#### Static and dynamic analysis of masonry buildings using a new macroelement within the equivalent frame method

chapter |8 pages

#### Application of crude Monte Carlo and adaptive importance sampling in reliability assessment of URM shear walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Effect of pier-spandrel geometry on the in-plane response of masonry structures

chapter |10 pages

#### Simulating masonry failure using continuous and discontinuous damage models

part |96 pages

Bond of composites to masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Bond characteristics of fibre reinforced mortar in masonry using image analysis

chapter |8 pages

#### On site composites-to-masonry bond evaluation in presence of rising damp and salt crystallization

chapter |8 pages

#### In situ pull-out tests of steel and GFRP injected anchors in masonry walls

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental characterization of mortar-based reinforcements with carbon fabrics

chapter |8 pages

#### On the mechanical behaviour of anchored CFRP-to-masonry reinforcements

chapter |8 pages

#### Testing of bond solutions for UHTS steel strand composites applied to extruded bricks

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of mortar coating type on the shear resistance of a GFRP based strengthening technique for brick masonry walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Long-term environmental effects on FRP-masonry bond

chapter |6 pages

#### Durability of FRP-strengthening masonry bricks under hygrothermal conditions

chapter |8 pages

#### Bond behaviour between textile and mortar for masonry strengthening

chapter |8 pages

#### A study of the debonding mechanism in steel and basalt FRCM-masonry joints

chapter |12 pages

#### Study on local effects of aggressive environmental conditions on masonry strengthened with FRCM

part |144 pages

Building physics and durability

chapter |8 pages

#### How to recognize the impact of masonry components on housing thermal performance

chapter |6 pages

#### The importance of internal thermal mass to the thermal performance of housing

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental investigations on the influence of thermal elements on the structural stability of modern masonry walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Methodology for the detection and quantification of the moisture content in ceramic masonry structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Probabilistic modelling of the damage induced by salt crystallization in fiber reinforced clay brick masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of the suction behaviour of calcium silicate units on the properties of masonry under compressive load

chapter |6 pages

#### Retrofitting vapour permeable insulation to traditional brick and stone masonry walls, observations from 15 in situ trials

chapter |8 pages

#### Long term monitoring of water content in a brick masonry wall using a dielectric probe

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of the salt crystallization in the durability of granites used in vernacular masonry buildings

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of water saturation on the strength and deformability of brick masonry under compression

chapter |6 pages

#### Corrosion of bed joint reinforcement in faced single-leaf brick facades—field survey

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of enclosure masonry walls on energy consumption of buildings

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of nitrates salts on chosen properties of ceramic brick

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental investigation of thermal insulation properties of Semi Interlocking Masonry (SIM) Walls

chapter |6 pages

#### Efflorescence formation on external masonry walls—a long-term exposure study

chapter |6 pages

#### Investigation of the temporal development of carbonation mechanisms of autoclaved aerated concrete

part |76 pages

Case studies

chapter |8 pages

#### Military masonry structures: Characteristics of the XVI century coastal watchtowers of the Pontifical States

chapter |12 pages

#### Critical issues in the assesment of seismic vulnerability of historical masonry buildings: A study case

chapter |6 pages

#### A 20-storey high masonry building in Brazil—design problems and adopted strategies

chapter |8 pages

#### BIM schema for masonry units and walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Indicators of the design for producing non-loadbearing masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Structural characterization and performance assessment of the Villa d'Este Palace in Tivoli

chapter |8 pages

#### Gaudí's La Pedrera, sustainable masonry building from the beginning of the 20th century

chapter |6 pages

#### The identification of horizontal wooden beams in the walls of historic buildings in Safed: First stages in research

part |44 pages

Codes & standards

chapter |8 pages

#### Empirical estimation of the load bearing capacity of masonry under buckling—critical remarks and a proposal for a new approach

chapter |8 pages

#### Analysis of Nationally Determined Parameters of EN 1996-1-1

chapter |6 pages

#### Practical design of masonry subjected to horizontal loads based on Eurocode 6 shear model

chapter |6 pages

#### Next generation of Eurocode 8, masonry chapter

chapter |8 pages

#### The role of a systematic analysis of building codes to support an assessment methodology for built heritage

part |90 pages

Conservation of historic buildings

chapter |10 pages

#### Experimental analysis of masonry ring beams reinforced with composite materials

chapter |10 pages

#### Seismic vulnerability of "ancient" masonry buildings and strengthening intervention strategies

chapter |8 pages

#### Origin and transformation of the Portico Lungo in Carpi: Analysing the brickwork façade

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental studies of brick masonry in the Auschwitz II—Birkenau former death camp buildings

chapter |10 pages

#### Seismic strengthening of a theatre masonry building by using active FRP wires

chapter |8 pages

#### The brick masonry of Pietrasanta bell tower in Naples. Knowledge and conservation of an iconic medieval building

chapter |10 pages

#### The uniqueness of the Salt Warehouse in Mantua: Analysis of the structure complexity from the Roman Wall to present

chapter |6 pages

#### Use of polymer grid for structural reinforcement in a brick masonry church in Peru

chapter |10 pages

#### Knowledge-based data warehouse of interventions for the protection of masonry historical heritage

chapter |8 pages

#### The preservation problems of masonry houses in Başpinar rural settlement

part |76 pages

Earthen constructions

chapter |8 pages

#### Mechanical testing in adobe bricks and earthen mortar from the archaeological complex of Huaca de la Luna in Perú

chapter |6 pages

#### Geomatics' procedures and dynamic identification for the structural survey of the church of 'San Juan Bautista de Huaro' in Perú

chapter |8 pages

#### Adobe in Sardinia. Static and dynamic behaviour of the earthen material and of adobe constructions

chapter |6 pages

#### Recycled-plastic reinforced earthen masonry prototype for tornado-resistant dwellings

chapter |8 pages

#### Assessment of the seismic vulnerability of traditional Bhutanese buildings

chapter |6 pages

#### Bonding capacity of jute fabric reinforcements of earthen structural elements. An experimental analysis

chapter |8 pages

#### Modern earth construction techniques—an overview

chapter |8 pages

#### Calibration of partial safety factors for Earth Block Masonry under compression loading

chapter |8 pages

#### Mechanical performance of compressed earth block masonry using granitic residual soils

chapter |8 pages

#### Static and dynamic testing for validating the polymer grid as external reinforcement in earthen buildings

part |76 pages

Eco-materials & sustainability

chapter |6 pages

#### Ability to resist different weathering actions of eco-friendly wood fiber masonry blocks

chapter |8 pages

#### Energy efficiency and thermal characterization of eco-friendly wood fiber masonry blocks

chapter |8 pages

#### Quality factors for the evaluation of sustainable redevelopment of masonry buildings

chapter |6 pages

#### Resource efficiency by demountable slab construction using masonry units

chapter |8 pages

#### Masonry in Australia—meeting the challenges of the 21st century

chapter |6 pages

#### Innovative mix design with bionatural aggregates for precast vibro compressed units

chapter |6 pages

#### Lime carbonation, environmental footprint of seven mortars placed on the European market

chapter |10 pages

#### Characterization and blowing application tests of a new geopolymer loose-fill material for the insulation of cavity walls

chapter |10 pages

#### Effect and durability of sisal fibers in concrete blocks

part |64 pages

Fire resistance, blasts & impacts

chapter |8 pages

#### Probabilistic risk assessment of masonry buildings exposed to improvised explosive devices

chapter |10 pages

#### Risk—driven fragility evaluation of reinforced concrete block walls subjected to blast hazard

chapter |8 pages

#### Modelling of masonry walls rendered with auxetic foam layers against vehicular impacts

chapter |6 pages

#### Extended application of fire test results with clay unit masonry according to EN 15080-12

chapter |8 pages

#### Out-of-plane blast capacity of load-bearing masonry walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Numeric research on the mechanical properties of different masonry units during and after fire

chapter |8 pages

#### Resilience-based design of reinforced masonry wall buildings under blast loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical analysis of the structural response of RC-framed buildings subjected to internal explosions

part |124 pages

Masonry bridges, arches & vaults

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of environmental degradation on dynamic properties of masonry bridges

chapter |8 pages

#### Fiber-reinforcement of masonry arches and barrel vaults through topology optimization

chapter |10 pages

#### Operating conditions of an ancient Roman bridge: Inspections and vibration analysis

chapter |8 pages

#### Modeling unknown variables and degradation effects in the assessment of stone arch bridges

chapter |8 pages

#### The analysis of the main spire reversed arches of the Cathedral of Milan

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental and numerical modal analysis of a historical masonry bridge

chapter |10 pages

#### Experimental and numerical analyses of a masonry arch under base impulse excitation

chapter |8 pages

#### Small scale tests to verify the admissible spreading of the support of an arched masonry construction for a historic bridge intervention

chapter |8 pages

#### Methodology of static analysis, strengthening and monitoring of brick vaults and pillars in St. James basilica in Nysa (Poland)

chapter |8 pages

#### "Reinforced Arch Method" in the consolidation of masonry arches and vaults: Experimental results

chapter |8 pages

#### Effects of FRP-strengthening on thrusts of arches and vaulted masonry structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Plywood extrados retaining structures for the retrofit of single-leaf vaults

chapter |8 pages

#### Simplified model for collapse analysis of masonry barrel vaults

chapter |8 pages

#### Structural analysis of a large stone dome in Granada (Spain)

part |246 pages

Masonry infill walls & RC frames

chapter |8 pages

#### Out-of-plane response of masonry infilled RC frames: Effect of workmanship and opening

chapter |8 pages

#### Innovative systems for masonry infill walls based on the use of rubber joints: Finite element modelling and comparison with in-plane tests

chapter |10 pages

#### A simplified assessment model of masonry infill piers

chapter |6 pages

#### The INSYSME project: Innovative construction systems for earthquake resistant masonry infill walls

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical analysis of the out-of-plane response of two systems for masonry infills

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical analysis of a masonry infill (divided into smaller wallettes) under in-plane cyclic loading

chapter |10 pages

#### In-plane cyclic tests on hollow clay brick masonry infills retrofitted by glass fiber mesh reinforced mortar coating

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental study of the out-of-plane behaviour of masonry infill walls with and without previous in-plane damage

chapter |10 pages

#### Simplified evaluation of drifts for RC buildings with masonry infills

chapter |8 pages

#### Numerical investigation of masonry infilled R.C. frames

chapter |8 pages

#### A masonry infill wall model with in-plane—out-of-plane interaction applied to pushover analysis of RC frames

chapter |10 pages

#### Seismic response history analysis including out-of-plane collapse of unreinforced masonry infill walls in RC frame structures

chapter |8 pages

#### In-plane performance of RC infilled frames under seismic actions: Experimental versus code provision values

chapter |10 pages

#### Numerical simulation of the non-linear behaviour of masonry infills within multi-story RC framed structures

chapter |10 pages

#### Innovative seismic solution for clay masonry infills with sliding joints: Experimental tests

chapter |10 pages

#### Innovative seismic solution for clay masonry infills with sliding joints: Principles and details

chapter |10 pages

#### Behaviour of masonry infills subjected to out of plane seismic actions. Part 1: Theoretical analysis

chapter |8 pages

#### Behaviour of masonry infills subjected to out of plane seismic actions. Part 2: Experimental testing

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental study of the effect of interfacial gaps on the in-plane behaviour of masonry infilled RC frames

chapter |8 pages

#### In-plane—out-of-plane interaction in the seismic response of masonry infills in RC frames

chapter |8 pages

#### Design of masonry infill walls with sliding joints for earthquake structural damage control

chapter |8 pages

#### Prediction of the out-of-plane response of infilled frames under seismic loads by a new fiber-section macro-model

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental evaluation of a constructive system for earthquake resisting masonry enclosure walls

chapter |8 pages

#### lateral load experiment and comparison with analytical model for in-filled masonry panels with openings in an RC frame

chapter |10 pages

#### Experimental tests on masonry infilled gravity- and seismic-load designed RC frames

chapter |8 pages

#### Innovative systems for masonry infill walls based on the use of deformable joints: Combined in-plane/out-of-plane tests

chapter |8 pages

#### In-plane and out-of-plane response of a masonry infill divided into smaller wallettes

chapter |8 pages

#### Non-linear static analysis of multi-storey steel frame with semi-interlocking masonry infill panels

chapter |8 pages

#### Contribution of masonry cladding for robustness enhancement of multi-storey buildings under sudden column loss

part |620 pages

Masonry materials & testing

chapter |8 pages

#### Integrated geomatic methodologies for the 3-D survey of "Ex Stazione Frigorifera Specializzata" (Magazzini Generali of Verona, Italy)

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental testing of unreinforced masonry walls with openings subject to cyclic in-plane shear

chapter |8 pages

#### Compressive behavior of hollow block masonry prism plastered with steel fiber reinforced mortar with microsilica and nanosilica

chapter |6 pages

#### laser shearography NDE of masonry and concrete structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Microstructural characterization of phases and interfaces of Portland cement mortar

chapter |6 pages

#### Nanostructural characterization of phases and interfaces of Portland cement mortar

chapter |8 pages

#### Effect of static and kinematic boundary conditions on the out-of-plane response of brick masonry walls

chapter |10 pages

#### Mechanical characterization of particular masonry panels in Tuscany

chapter |12 pages

#### The improvement of spandrels in existing masonry buildings in order to avoid brittle failure: Experimental campaign on reinforced specimens

chapter |8 pages

#### The analysis and the diagnostic investigation of tuff masonry structures of a historic villa in Naples

chapter |8 pages

#### Analysis and evaluations of flat jack test on a wide existing masonry buildings sample

chapter |6 pages

#### Out-of-plane loading test of perforated concrete brick walls confined by floor slabs

chapter |8 pages

#### Double punch tests on new and salt-decayed lime mortar joints

chapter |8 pages

#### On-site diagnosis of masonry structures via sonic tomography: The case of the ex-church of San Barbaziano

chapter |8 pages

#### Probabilistically based model error for the assessment of in-plane lateral resistance of unreinforced masonry blockwork

chapter |8 pages

#### Flexural behaviour of FRP strengthened brick cavity walls

chapter |8 pages

#### The influence of the type of mortar on the compressive behaviour of walls made of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)

chapter |8 pages

#### Flexural strength of vertically perforated thermal insulating clay unit masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### In-situ diagonal compression and shear-compression destructive tests on masonry panels from rural buildings in Emilia Romagna region

chapter |10 pages

#### Use of EC6-like equations to estimate the compressive strength of masonry made of solid clay bricks and lime mortar

chapter |10 pages

#### The influence of block geometry on the compressive strength of clay masonry

chapter |6 pages

#### Creep behavior of a building stone from the South of Italy

chapter |6 pages

#### In-plane behaviour of a masonry stone wall with hexagonal blocks

chapter |8 pages

#### Seismic behaviour of URM walls: Analysis of a database

chapter |8 pages

#### Loadbearing capacity of masonry walls under predominant bending due to wind loads

chapter |10 pages

#### Experimental characterisation of calcium-silicate brick masonry for seismic assessment

chapter |6 pages

#### Thermal insulating lime plaster

chapter |10 pages

#### Friction on mortar-less joints in semi interlocking masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### The evaluation of masonry shear strength by means of different experimental techniques: A comparison between full-scale and laboratory tests

chapter |6 pages

#### Distribution of compression stress in historical three-leaf stone masonry walls after interal injection

chapter |8 pages

#### Comparison research of kind of mortar influence and bed joints reinforcement on shear parameters of AAC masonry walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Analysis of behaviour of cyclic loaded clay block walls using the FEM model

chapter |8 pages

#### Shear tests on monolithic external clay unit masonry walls with reduced support length

chapter |8 pages

#### Unreinforced clay brick masonry wallettes sheared perpendicular or parallel to bed joints—a comparative study

chapter |8 pages

#### Superficial strengthening of AAC block masonry using GFRP strips-diagonal compression tests of small wallettes

chapter |8 pages

#### Evaluation of mortar strength in existing masonry structures through a Minor Destructive Technique

chapter |8 pages

#### Comparison between in situ experimental data and Italian code standard values

chapter |8 pages

#### Estimation of unreinforced tuff masonry compressive strength based on mortar and unit mechanical parameters

chapter |10 pages

#### Experimental study on the mechanical performance of steel ties for brick masonry veneers

chapter |8 pages

#### Flexural strength of stack bonded masonry in one way horizontal bending: Influence of bed joint reinforcement

chapter |8 pages

#### Compressive strength of brick masonry in existing buildings—research on samples cut from the structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Testing mechanical behavior of earthen mortar masonry: Studies on Palazzo Raimondi in Cremona

chapter |10 pages

#### In-plane test campaign on different load-bearing URM typologies with thin shell and web clay units

chapter |10 pages

#### Seismic behaviour of L- and T-shaped unreinforced masonry shear walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Compressive strength behaviour of hollow clay block prims filled with bed joint mortar

chapter |4 pages

#### Mechanical characteristics of traditional type bricks used in repair interventions of byzantine monuments

chapter |10 pages

#### Shear strength of concrete block beams: Assessment of international codes and influence of shear span and longitudinal reinforcement

chapter |8 pages

#### Complete experimental characterization of lime mortar and clay brick masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Static-cyclic tests on I-shaped masonry wallettes with soft-layer bed joint

chapter |8 pages

#### Distortions and the way of damaging masonry walls supported on deflected structural elements

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental study on flexural properties of perforated concrete brick masonry materials

chapter |8 pages

#### Research on the full range stress-strain curve of autoclaved aerated concrete block masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Comparison of compressive strength of concrete block masonry prisms and solid concrete prisms

chapter |10 pages

#### Effects of in-plane loading on the out-of-plane stability of slender reinforced concrete masonry shear walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Behavior of masonry wall with steel-fiber reinforced mortar for joints and plaster

chapter |4 pages

#### Effect of vertical stresses on lateral in-plane response of brick masonry walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Reliability analysis of methods for utilization of partial factors in flexural failure mode of masonry shear walls

chapter |6 pages

#### Test set-up and proposed testing procedure for the determination of masonry walls under in-plane shear loadings

chapter |8 pages

#### Characterization of lime-stabilized earthen mortars from historic masonry structures

chapter |8 pages

#### Development of a masonry mortar freeze-thaw laboratory test method and the performance of CEM II mortar masonry panels

chapter |8 pages

#### Development of a new flatjack for hollow block masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Statistical tests for the goodness of fit of mortar compressive strength distributions

chapter |10 pages

#### A comparative study of the compression behaviour of thin layer mortared and conventional masonry

chapter |10 pages

#### Out-of-plane shaking table tests on URM cavity walls

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic behaviour of multistorey plain masonry shear walls with openings: An experimental study

chapter |6 pages

#### A practical design method for flexural elements of dry-stacked post-tensioned masonry system

chapter |6 pages

#### Compression behaviour of structural clay block prisms with different shell and web thickness

chapter |10 pages

#### Compression and shear properties of masonry cut from walls, three to ninety-five years old, compared with laboratory made masonry

chapter |6 pages

#### Characterisation of historical fired clay bricks with small angle neutron scattering

chapter |10 pages

#### In-situ mechanical characterization of existing masonry typologies: A research project in Italy finalized to update the structural codes

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental investigation of dry joint surface and closure characteristics of interlocking blocks under compression

part |172 pages

Masonry repair & strengthening

chapter |8 pages

#### Effectiveness of inorganic matrix–grid composites for strengthening masonry walls

chapter |9 pages

#### Use of FRP fabrics and stainless steel grids for strengthening brick masonry columns

chapter |10 pages

#### Effect of transversal steel connectors on the behavior of rubble stone-masonry walls: Two case studies in Italy

chapter |8 pages

#### Investigation on multiple-leaf brickwork masonry walls under compression and shear

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental investigation on pre-cracked masonry specimens repaired by bed joints structural repointing

chapter |8 pages

#### The effect of different strengthening systems on the cracking of spandrel walls made of calcium silicate units

chapter |10 pages

#### Retrofitting URM cavity walls for out-of-plane composite behaviour

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of the water absorption on the performance of supplementary injection anchors inside masonry

chapter |10 pages

#### Core fill materials for the in-plane strengthening of concrete block shear walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental in-plane cyclic response of unreinforced masonry walls versus strengthened walls using jacketing

chapter |10 pages

#### Pull out testing of self-screwing retrofit wall to diaphragm anchorage system

chapter |8 pages

#### Effects of eco-friendly ductile cementitious composites (EDCC) on dynamic characteristics of hollow concrete masonry walls

chapter |10 pages

#### Influence of eco-friendly ductile cementitious composites (EDCC) on in-plane behaviour of hollow concrete masonry walls

chapter |10 pages

#### Modelling of tuff masonry walls retrofitted with inorganic matrix-grid composites

chapter |10 pages

#### Shear behaviour of Fiber Reinforced Mortar strengthened masonry walls built with limestone blocks and hydraulic mortar

chapter |6 pages

#### Structural performances of masonry beam strengthening with FRP sheets

chapter |8 pages

#### Aramid fibres for conservative intervention on masonry structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Use of superficial reinforcement for reducing the seismic vulnerability of unreinforced masonry houses in Peru

chapter |8 pages

#### The strengthening of mansonry structures through the combined use of the joint resealing and Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) systems: The case study of the Abbazia di San Paolo Fuori le Mura in Rome

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental and numerical investigation on collar-jointed masonry walls

part |72 pages

New construction techniques/technologies

chapter |8 pages

#### Innovative insulation technique for reducing heat loss in veneer masonry walls

chapter |8 pages

#### How modularity, block size and thin layer mortar can lead to higher productivity and sustainable constructions

chapter |6 pages

#### Prefabricated thin layers of mortar for masonry

chapter |10 pages

#### Seismic isolation in masonry buildings: Technological and economic issues

chapter |8 pages

#### The influence of a thin mortar layer on a mortarless masonry wall system

chapter |8 pages

#### Fastening of windows in vertically perforated thermal insulating clay unit masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Out-of-plane behavior of an interlocking masonry unit

chapter |8 pages

#### Research progress and low-carbon property of reinforced concrete block masonry structures in China

part |106 pages

Reinforced & confined masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Application of Strut-and-Tie Model for seismic design of confined masonry shear walls

chapter |6 pages

#### Comparative assessment of externally rendered and internally grouted reinforced hollow concrete dry stacked masonry walls subject to out-of-plane bending

chapter |6 pages

#### System-level seismic performance assessment of an asymmetrical reinforced concrete block building with boundary elements

chapter |10 pages

#### Out-of-plane behaviour of slender reinforced masonry walls for tall single storey buildings: Design procedure

chapter |8 pages

#### Influence of lap splice termination in concrete block masonry

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental analysis of in-plane shear strength of reinforced concrete masonry walls and its seismic behavior

chapter |10 pages

#### Research of bed joints reinforced masonry walls with openings made of calcium silicate units horizontally sheared

chapter |6 pages

#### Design of special reinforced masonry shear walls in the U.S.

chapter |8 pages

#### Experimental investigation of confined masonry infill walls

chapter |8 pages

#### Reconstruction of a rural building damaged by 2012 Emilia earthquake using tall reinforced masonry walls designed accounting for P-∆ effects

chapter |10 pages

#### Shear strength of confined masonry walls with transverse reinforcement

chapter |9 pages

#### Applied equations for reinforced masonry elements subject to seismic bending plus compression

chapter |8 pages

#### Bed joint reinforcement and the load bearing capacity of masonry beams

part |164 pages

Seismic performance & vulnerability assessment