Volume 10 Number 1 February 2012


SPECIAL ISSUE ON "Old Masonry under Seýsmýc Loadýng"

Guest Editors : Carlos Sousa Oliveira and Anibal Costa




1.  Guest Editorial: Old Masonry under Seismic Loading

     Carlos Sousa Oliveira and Anibal Costa


2.  The concept of a disruption index: application to the overall impact of the July 9, 1998 Faial earthquake (Azores islands)

    Carlos Sousa Oliveira, Mónica Amaral Ferreira and Francisco Mota de Sá


3.  Seismic vulnerability assessment and characterisation of the buildings on Faial Island, Azores

     Filipe Neves, Aníbal Costa, Romeu Vicente, C. Sousa Oliveira and Humberto Varum

4.  Small centres damaged by 2009 L’Aquila earthquake: on site analyses of historical masonry aggregates
Caterina F. Carocci

5.  Damage assessment of churches after L’Aquila earthquake (2009)
Sergio Lagomarsino

6.  Out-of-plane behaviour of existing stone masonry buildings: experimental evaluation
Alexandre A. Costa, António Arêde, Aníbal Costa and Carlos Sousa Oliveira

7.  Development of an innovative seismic strengthening technique for traditional load-bearing masonry walls
Jorge Proença, António Sousa Gago, Joaquim Cardoso, Vítor Cóias and Raquel Paula


8.  Experimental testing, numerical modelling and seismic strengthening of traditional stone masonry: comprehensive study of a real Azorian pier
Alexandre A. Costa, António Arêde, Aníbal Costa, João Guedes and Bruno Silva


9.  Rubble stone masonry walls in Portugal strengthened with reinforced micro-concrete layers
Fernando F. S. Pinho, Válter J. G. Lúcio and Manuel F. C. Baião


10. Seismic analysis and strengthening of Pico Island Churches 
 António Arêde, Aníbal Costa, Domingos Moreira and Nuno Neves


 11. Calibration and application of a continuum damage model on the simulation of stone masonry structures: Gondar church as a case study

      Bruno Silva, João M. Guedes, António Arêde and Aníbal Costa


12. Seismic analysis of a building block

      Nuno Neves, António Arêde and Aníbal Costa

13. Collapse behavior of a brick masonry house using a shaking table and numerical simulation based on the extended distinct element method
T. Nakagawa, T. Narafu, H. Imai, T. Hanazato and Q. Ali, et al.

14. Non linear push over assessment of heritage buildings in Istanbul to define seismic risk
 D. D’Ayala and A. Ansal

15. Earthquake performance assessment and rehabilitation of two historical unreinforced masonry buildings
 Ufuk Hancilar, Eser Çaktý and Mustafa Erdik

16. Seismic performance of a block of buildings representative of the typical construction in the Eixample district in Barcelona (Spain)
 L. G. Pujades, A. H. Barbat, R. González-Drigo, J. Avila and S. Lagomarsino