Enviaments recents

  • Simulation of masonry arch experimentation using 3D finite element analysis 

    Forrest, Benjamin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    In the design world, there exists two spaces. One space is the physical domain, and the other, the numerical domain. Researchers, engineers and mathematicians alike have all been trying to bridge the gap between these ...
  • Experimental study on the influence of textile reinforcement on the structural response of reduced scale rammed earth buildings 

    Bonavita, Valentina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    Realitzat a/amb:  Università degli Studi di Padova
    Rammed earth is an ancient technique for building walls using natural raw materials such as earth, chalk, lime or gravel. It is a technique worldwide spread to a wide variety of countries and cultures. It has a revival in ...
  • Investigation on the strength of spandrels in masonry façades 

    Drygiannakis, Myronas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    Realitzat a/amb:  Università degli Studi di Padova
    The study of the lateral strength of masonry façades and general walls with openings is of utmost importance for the verification of the seismic capacity of masonry buildings. Significant research effort has been recently ...
  • Vulnerability assessment of masonry structures including uncertainty 

    Contrafatto, Francesca Romana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-20)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    Realitzat a/amb:  Università degli Studi di Padova
    Unreinforced masonry buildings represent a significant amount of the built heritage in the earthquakeprone regions. They were designed most of the times considering only gravity loads and they often present low ductility ...
  • Deployment of a low-cost digital platform for the monitoring of Santa María del Mar church in Barcelona 

    Borlenghi, Paolo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    Realitzat a/amb:  Università degli Studi di Padova
    Despite the growing need of protection for Cultural Heritage, many technological innovations are held back by the lack of affordable hardware. In this sense, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is a highly valuable tool ...
  • Numerical analysis of historical timber frame structures 

    Psalti, Eirini-Markella (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-15)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
  • Numerical simulation strategies for superadobe walls and arches 

    Rodríguez Jimeno, Sara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    Realitzat a/amb:  Università di Padova
    The superadobe is a construction technique that consists on building using bags filled with soil and adding barbwire between the courses. It is a simple, durable, sustainable, and affordable technique that has increased ...
  • Numerical analysis of the reinforced arch method 

    Bonetto, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    Realitzat a/amb:  Università degli Studi di Padova
    Masonry arches, vaults and domes are architectural elements diffusely present in a great part of the human construction heritage. Brought to its maximum magnificence from the Roman genius, and then spread all over the ...
  • Out-of-plane simulation of masonry structures using novel finite element techniques 

    Vlachakis, Georgios (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    Realitzat a/amb:  Università di Padova
    The out-of-plane response is a complex and at the same time key aspect of the seismic vulnerability of masonry structures. It depends on several factors, some of which are the material properties, the quality of the ...
  • Simplified analytical expressions for the compressive strength and elastic properties of solid brick masonries 

    Aslani, Kianoush (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-03-06)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    One of the main difficulties when working with heritage structures is the difficulty of assessing the compressive strength of masonry and the other mechanical properties such as the elastic orthotropic properties. In ...
  • Simulation of structural behavior of masonry using discrete element modeling 

    Jiménez Ríos, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07)
    Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
    Accés obert
    The structural simulation of masonry elements has been traditionally conducted with Finite Element Models (FEM). Studies from the literature show that these models are capable of accurately reproduce the structural ...

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