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    • Analysis of a masonry viaduct of Parc Güell in Barcelona by funicular modeling 

      Kopsida, Antigoni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-29)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Park Güell is one of the most visited and characteristic monuments in the city of Barcelona designed by the modernist architect Antoni Gaudi. Park Güell was designed as a real estate project but due to economic reasons the ...
    • Dynamic monitoring of Mallorca Cathedral 

      Bettoni, Matteo Francesco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Monitoring is a fundamental key in the multi-disciplinary approach based on the scienti c method for the analysis of historical constructions. It is complementary to the historical research, the diagnosis and the structural ...
    • Seismic behaviour of typical masonry buildings from Barcelona's "Eixample" 

      Silva Montaño, Javier Fernando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-29)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The development of the district of the Eixample started in 1860. During 90 years of construction, the repeatable model that gives the characteristic homogeneity to the district was improved and perfected. As a result of ...
    • Investigation of a Faulty Historical Structure: Saint Barbara Church 

      Rinaudo, Paula (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Anglès: This thesis faces the study of the Saint Barbara Church, which is located in Kutná Hora. In the first part of the work, a research on the historical background was carried out including the development of the city ...
    • A comprehensive evaluation of the repair of the roof of the Royal Palace at the Castle of Točník, impact on heritage values, benefits and economic efficiency 

      Mehrfar, Pejman (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Anglès: The Castle of Točník was built in 1398 by the order of the Czech King Wenceslas IV to function as both a defensive fortress and a representative residence of the king. Točník has also witnessed different phases ...
    • Historical and structural survey of the medieval stone bridge 

      Sala, Federica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-18)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The built heritage has not only a great architectural importance, but plays also a historical and cultural role. In order to preserve a building, factors influencing its decay are to be investigated. Historical characterization ...
    • Design procedures for the use of EB FRP in shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams 

      Vasic, Mira (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-02)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The aim of this work is assessment and analysis of the reliability of the most well-known design models, available for the prediction of the contribution of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) systems to the shear capacity of ...
    • Analysis of a thin tile vaulted structure 

      Roberts Cervantes, Gonzalo Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-07-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis presents a simplified methodology for the assessment of Catalan double curvature masonry vaults. The methodology consists on discretize the vault in a series of arches capable of representing the structural ...
    • Simplified analysis of Strenght of Masonry Shear Walls 

      Varshney, Amol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-07-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The purpose of this thesis is to validate the simplified method of analyzing masonry shear walls using models composed of struts and ties describing ultimate conditions, with the numerical results obtained from micro-modeling ...
    • Limit Analysis: Collection of Examples of Applications 

      Manrique Hoyos, Carolina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-07-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Limit Analysis constitutes a simplified method for the assessment of masonry historical constructions. A series of examples of application of both static and kinematic limit analysis are presented with detailed ...
    • Numerical Simulation on Buckling Failure of the Masonry Load Bearing Walls 

      Abdul Kuddus, Mir (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-07-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Masonry load bearing wall subjected to vertical concentric and eccentric loading may collapse through instability. The buckling behavior of masonry load bearing wall of different slenderness ratio were investigated via ...
    • Damage survey and collapse mechanisms due to seismicity in Gothic Churches around Catalonia region and Mallorca 

      Abacilar, Pinar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-07-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The impacts of the seismic actions in historical centres have started to be an important concern in the last decades especially following the devastating earthquakes caused damage on the cultural heritage around Europe ...