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    • A fully interactive visualization method for building condition assessment 

      Banaszek, Anna; Banaszek, Sebastian; Cellmer, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The aim of the paper is to introduce a tool for the accurate assessment of the technical condition of buildings. The proposed methodology is becoming an efficient strategy for the massive inspection of building stocks, in ...
    • A fully interactive visualization method for building condition assessment 

      Banaszek, Anna; Banaszek, Sebastian; Cellmer, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      The aim of the paper is to introduce a tool for the accurate assessment of the technical condition of buildings. The proposed methodology is becoming an efficient strategy for the massive inspection of building stocks, in ...
    • Advanced tools for fast micro-modelling of masonry structures 

      Petracca, Massimo; Marano, Corrado; Camata, Guido; Pelà, Luca (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Among all the approaches commonly used to study masonry structures, micro-modelling is the most accurate. Masonry can be seen as a composite material made of bricks and mortar joints. Their different mechanical properties, ...
    • Analytical method for the assessment of unreinforced brick masonry walls subjected to eccentric compressive loads 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís; Roca Fabregat, Pedro (2014-12-30)
      Article
      Open Access
      Slender unreinforced masonry walls are likely to fail due to mechanism formation when they are subjected to eccentric compression loads causing second order bending effects. A practical analytical formulation is herein ...
    • Application of TLS intensity data for detection of brick walls defects 

      Suchocki, Czeslaw; Katzer, Jacek; Serrat Piè, Carles; Jagoda, Marcin (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) is a well-established technique for remote acquisition of geometrical data of a tested object. For the past two decades it has been commonly used in geodesy, surveying and related areas for ...
    • Application of TLS intensity data for detection of brick walls defects 

      Suchocki, Czeslaw; Katzer, Jacek; Serrat Piè, Carles; Jagoda, Marcin (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) is a well-established technique for remote acquisition of geometrical data of a tested object. For the past two decades it has been commonly used in geodesy, surveying and related areas for ...
    • Caracterización mecánica de obra de fábrica histórica mediante ensayos experimentales in-situ y en laboratorio 

      Avilés Tenorio, Rodrigo Fabricio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-02-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
    • Comportement dynamique des structures maçonnées 

      Huguet Escuer, Jaume (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, 2010)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      El trabajo trata sobre un estudio del comportamiento y la estabilidad de estructuras hechas por un conjunto de elementos, mediante el método de los elementos discretos. Visualizar los resultados y determinar los parámetros ...
    • Damage in face-brick facades placed between concrete slabs 

      Díaz Gómez, César; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Albareda Valls, Albert (Elsevier, 2020-02-27)
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      In recent decades, non-structural exposed brick facades have been widely used in Spain and other European and American countries. However, when they are partially supported by floor slabs, to give the image of a continuous ...
    • El muro de ladrillo cerámico visto en hilada arpada a serreta por tabla en Cataluña: materia, espacio, forma y luz 

      Ariño Cabau, Beatriz (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-15)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Hace muchos años que el ser humano ha utilizado el ladrillo para la construcción. Ya desde la época de los romanos se empezó a construir de esta forma. A través de las distintas épocas se ha ido usando de formas diferentes, ...
    • Experimental assessment of shear response of brick masonry retrofitted with TRM 

      Garcia Ramonda, Larisa; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Camata, Guido (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      As one of the main historical construction materials, masonry is abundant among the architectural heritage of earthquake-prone areas of the Mediterranean countries. Earthquake mitigation approaches are now focusing on ...
    • Experimental comparison of two testing setups for characterizing the shear mechanical properties of masonry 

      Segura Domingo, Jorge; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Mendizábal Dinucci, Virginia Dolores; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Gil Espert, Lluís (Elsevier, 2021-09-08)
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      The prediction of the structural capacity of masonry buildings against lateral loads requires an accurate characterization of the masonry strength and the general response under shear stresses. The experimental determination ...
    • Experimental study of brick masonry walls strengthened with textile reinforced mortar 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Gil Espert, Lluís (2014)
      Article
      Open Access
      The paper presents an experimental research on the use of Textile Reinforced Mortar (TRM) for the strengthening of brick load bearing masonry walls subjected to eccentric loading. Particular attention is given to the case ...
    • Experimental study of in-plane shear behaviour of brick masonry retrofitted with basalt and steel reinforced mortars 

      Garcia Ramonda, Larisa; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Camata, Guido (Universidad de Cantabria, 2020)
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      This paper focuses on the application of composite materials to improve the in-plane shear strength of existing brick masonry walls. The experimental program involved the construction of walls composed of handmade solid ...
    • Influencia del recrecido sobre la vulnerabilidad sísmica en edificios modernistas de fábrica de ladrillo no reforzado de Barcelona 

      Quintilla Blanco, Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-15)
      Master thesis
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      El objetivo de este trabajo es evaluar la influencia del incremento de altura de un edificio de fábrica de ladrillo sobre su vulnerabilidad sísmica. La modelización numérica y la evaluación de la vulnerabilidad sísmica ...
    • Investigation on experimental techniques for the mechanical characterization of brick masonry 

      Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Pelà, Luca (Universidad de Cantabria, 2020)
      Conference report
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      One of the main difficulties found in the assessment and verification of masonry historical structures lays in the characterization of the main mechanical properties of the material components (units and mortar) and masonry ...
    • La Volta de maó de pla 

      Espuga Martín, Ana; Villagrasa Raigón, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1991-07)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      La volta de maó, com el seu nom indica, és una volta on les petites peces que la conformen (en aquest cas, maons) s'han col·locat en posició plana, o dit d'una altra manera, estan agafades les unes amb les altres amb testes. ...
    • Machine-learning model for the determination of macro-scale masonry properties based on a virtual laboratory at micro-scale 

      Kalkbrenner, Philip; Pelà, Luca; Rossi, Riccardo (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Cutting-edge methods in the computational analysis of structures have been developed over the last decades. Such modern tools are helpful to assess the safety of existing buildings. Multi-scale techniques have been proposed ...
    • Methodological considerations for life cycle assessment of clay masonry 

      Ballén Zamora, Sergio; Cubides Pérez, Adriana; Hinestrosa Ayala, Luz Amparo; Medina Campos, Liliana; Ortega Morales, James A. (2017)
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      This paper presents the progress of an investigation developed in 2016, whose general objective was to set a methodology for the life cycle assessment of clay masonry in Cundinamarca State, based on the evaluation of ...
    • Numerical simulation of traditional timber-masonry buildings subjected to lateral loads 

      Jiménez Ramírez, María Belén; Pelà, Luca (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Existing heritage buildings are often composed of diverse structural typologies, representing a challenge for structural analysis. This work investigates the use of nonlinear static analysis to assess the seismic behaviour ...