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TitleNumerical and experimental analysis of full scale arches reinforced with GFRP materials
Author(s)Basílio, Ismael
Fedele, Roberto
Lourenço, Paulo B.
Milani, Gabriele
KeywordsMasonry
FRP strengthening
Masonry arches
Delamination
Limit analysis
FEM
Issue date2015
PublisherTrans Tech Publications
JournalKey Engineering Materials
Abstract(s)In this contribution, original limit analysis numerical results are presented dealing with some reinforced masonry arches tested at the University of Minho-UMinho, PT. Twelve in-scale circular masonry arches were considered, reinforced in various ways at the intrados or at the extrados. GFRP reinforcements were applied either on undamaged or on previously damaged elements, in order to assess the role of external reinforcements even in repairing interventions. The experimental results were critically discussed at the light of limit analysis predictions, based on a 3D FE heterogeneous upper bound approach. Satisfactory agreement was found between experimental evidences and the numerical results, in terms of failure mechanisms and peak load.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/39666
ISBN9783038352037
DOI10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.624.502
ISSN1013-9826
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:ISISE - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais


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