Timbered masonry for earthquake resistance in Europe

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Dutu, A.; Gomes Ferreira, J.; Guerreiro, L.; Branco, F.; Gonçalves, A. M.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
  • Journal: Materiales de Construccion (issn: 0465-2746, eissn: 1988-3226)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: timber | masonry | traditional housing | seismic behaviour | madera | mampostería | edificios tradicionales | comportamiento sísmico | Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials | TA401-492

Europe is a continent that is subject to significant seismic activity. Thus, the buildings’ seismic behaviour must be analysed, including not only the new structures, designed under more rigorous codes, but also older ones.
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