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TitleAssessment of overlay masonry strengthening system under in-plane monotonic and cyclic loading using the diagonal tensile test
Author(s)Almeida, João Alberto Pinheiro Pereira
Pereira, E. N. B.
Barros, Joaquim A. O.
KeywordsExperimental characterization
High ductility
In-plane cyclic tests
Infill masonry
Shear capacity
Strengthening system
Issue date2015
PublisherElsevier Sci Ltd
JournalConstruction and Building Materials
CitationJ.A.P.P. Almeida, E.B. Pereira, and J.A.O. Barros, “Assessment of overlay masonry strengthening system under in-plane monotonic and cyclic loading using the diagonal tensile test,” Constr. Build. Mater., vol. 94, pp. 851–865, Sep. 2015.
Abstract(s)The development of novel strengthening techniques to address the seismic vulnerability of masonry elements is gradually leading to simpler, faster and more effective strengthening strategies. In particular, the use of fabric reinforced cementitious matrix systems is considered of great potential, given the increase of ductility achieved with simple and economic strengthening procedures. To assess the effectiveness of these strengthening systems, and considering that the seismic action is involved, one important component of the structural behaviour is the in-plane cyclic response. In this work is discussed the applicability of the diagonal tensile test for the assessment of the cyclic response of strengthened masonry. The results obtained allowed to assess the contribution of the strengthening system to the increase of the load carrying capacity of masonry elements, as well as to evaluate the damage evolution and the stiffness degradation mechanisms developing under cyclic loading.
Typearticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/38148
DOI10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.07.040
ISSN0950-0618
Publisher versionwww.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061815300635
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessopenAccess
Appears in Collections:ISISE - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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