Seismic isolation in masonry buildings: Technological and economic issues

P. Clemente, F. Bontempi, A. Boccamazzo

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Abstract

Seismic isolation can contribute to the revival of masonry in new buildings. In fact, masonry, which can guarantee a very long durability and a very good performance in terms of energy efficiency, does not have the same reliability of steel and reinforced concrete under seismic actions. With this aim, the application of seismic isolation in masonry buildings is analyzed with reference to the technological and the economic aspects. The economic comparison with the corresponding fixed base buildings demonstrates the suitability of base isolation for masonry structures.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, IBMAC 2016 - Padova, Italy
Duration: 1 Jan 2016 → …

Conference

Conference16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, IBMAC 2016
CountryItaly
CityPadova
Period1/1/16 → …

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Building and Construction
  • Materials Science (miscellaneous)

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Clemente, P., Bontempi, F., & Boccamazzo, A. (2016). Seismic isolation in masonry buildings: Technological and economic issues. Paper presented at 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, IBMAC 2016, Padova, Italy.